Creative Thinking and Creativity in Web Design
Designing has been called one of the most important skills in one’s career. A good design is simply a blueprint or plan for the production of a product, an invention or process or even the outcome of that blueprint or plan in the guise of a sample, product or machine. The word ‘design’ was first used in the late nineteenth century and soon became the favored term in industrial terminology. A design is also a blueprint or plan for the production of an object, an invention or process or even the physical end result of that blueprint or plan. The verb ‘design’ also denotes the process of designing.
Designing may refer to the ability to design something, it may involve thinking on how to make a product, an invention or a process and much more. In other words, creativity or thinking outside the box is needed to come up with good designs. Creativity is needed to solve problems as well as arrive at designs that are innovative and different. Thinking outside the box is very essential in the process of making innovative designs and inventions and therefore it is required in the process of creativity and thinking outside the box. Creativity in the field of design can be defined as the ability to think outside the traditional categories and use different styles, techniques, processes and materials to come up with better designs and innovative ideas.
Designing and thinking are two different processes and therefore there are many types of creativity and thinking. There are many types of things that have been born out of creative thinking such as the apple computer or pen drive. Other things that were born out of thinking are skyscrapers, space shuttles, airplanes, automobiles, music and so on. Therefore, there are many types of creativity and thinking and they include many processes and manifestations. Design thinking and creativity are very necessary for architects, artists, engineers, surgeons, teachers, lawyers and many more.
Different types of thinking and creativity can be used in the process of web designing. It is essential for one to understand the work process and the importance of thinking in the design process of web designing. Design thinking is a process where a user’s perspective in the work process is considered. This is very important in the process of web designing because the users’ perspective plays an important role in the success of the work process and also the satisfaction of the end users. This type of thinking is required to design websites that are user friendly, attractive and search engine friendly.
Designing and thinking require the presence of multiple types of creativity. In other words, a person cannot design totally in one way but he/she can use multiple ways to design a website. This is because the designs, graphics, text, images etc. have to be used appropriately to achieve the purpose of the website. The use of different types of designs and creative content enables to achieve the purpose of designing a website and making it search engine friendly. This type of thinking and creativity enables to achieve the goal of making a website look more professional.
Designers should keep in mind that they should use a variety of different types of layouts. They should not stick to one type of design as their main concern but try to incorporate various types of designs into their website. In this way they can effectively use their creativity in a better way to design websites that are very attractive and user friendly. In this way, the overall multiple types of designs can be used by the designers and they will be able to achieve good results.