What do y’all think of the redesign? Not radical, I admit, but something new nonetheless…


I like it very much. Is there anything you’re not good at?

• Posted by: David Theige on Nov 5, 2000, 1:42 AM

Looks great, and certainly helps shed the homogeneity of most Manila sites. And what font is the background “Q” in?

• Posted by: Anil Dash on Nov 5, 2000, 11:17 AM

Thanks for the comments; I am always striving to make this look less like a stock Manila site and more like my personal site. I thought that the original design achieved that, but as I get further and further from the default template, I realize that I still have a ways to go!

The Q is in Tahoma, regular width, 500 point. Of note, every picture on this site is served from the Frontier database itself, so if you go to the pictures master page (http://q.queso.com/pictures), you can generally see the graphics isolated; for some of them (like the big Q), I try to put notes about how I did them (fonts, colors, etc.) so that a year from now, I can reproduce it if I need to. So for the big Q, the page is /images/bigBackgroundQ.gif — it’s got notes about how it was done.


• Posted by: Jason Levine on Nov 5, 2000, 11:47 AM

Thanks, David — I think the same of you. :)

All I needed was a golden weekend (for those outside medicine, a weekend that I actually get off, with no call in the hospital) to start tinkering again.


• Posted by: Jason Levine on Nov 5, 2000, 11:48 AM

Very readable. I’d lighten the background “Q” to aid readability, but it looks great. I may steal some of your design ideas… ;-)

• Posted by: Alwin Hawkins on Nov 8, 2000, 2:17 PM
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