Chances are, the graphics dept came up with the layout and this guy had to convert it to html. One project a co-worker of mine is working on is being dictated by the graphics dept. The look that is. CDitty ______________________________ Reply Separator _________________________________ Subject: [thelist] Webmonkey article: Death of Websafe Author: thelist-admin at lists.evolt.org at INTERNET Date: 10/23/00 4:22 PM http://hotwired.lycos.com/webmonkey/00/37/index2a.html?tw=design I just now FINALLY got around to reading this. The article starts by saying this: "Our project featured a design with beautiful, subtle pastel colors that looked ridiculous when converted to their nearest websafe colors." Here's my question: didn't the designer/artist think about this when he/she was building the design? Why not? Who comes up with these harebrained schemes? *** Strategy 5 & 6 make the most sense to me: http://hotwired.lycos.com/webmonkey/00/37/index2a_page6.html?tw=design and I've employed them before, noticing such color shifts on 16 bit (Windows) machines. *** I like Strategy 9, also: "Go Back to Print Design." I would _never_ consider telling a print designer how to design for print. It's not my area of expertise, and I know it. So why do print designers go around telling web designers how to do their job? I was just wondering. Erika --------------------------------------- For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester and archive of TheList go to: http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !