What is ‘Good Design’ and Does It Still Exist?

By Alison Gilbert, http://www.marketingbytes.biz

I entered a competition through one of the networking groups to which I belong. The winner will receive a free ‘facebook page’. In case you are not aware of this, there are three types of facebook pages, the personal page which allows up to 5000 friends, the fan page, which is now called just a ‘facebook page and the latest, hottest way to promote one’s business, and the group page which has very specific restriction as well as advantages and disadvantages.

The contest, which I entered, requires critiquing the designs of facebook pages  a social media designer has done for several of his clients. My comments were mostly very negative and critical, based upon my ‘sense of design’ from years of training in architecture and environmental design, as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree with a concentration in Design. It also includes my many years of experience not only as a graphic designer, as well as a web designer but also working in other areas of the arts, both fine art and crafts.

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