We often talk about web design. However, there are people who use this term without actually knows what it means.
Web design encompasses a number of important elements including color, layout and overall graphical appearance. Web designers consider the site’s audience, function and traffic to specific sections when deciding designs. Web design has become a very lucrative business as more and more companies create websites.
The different areas of web design include web graphic design, interface design, authoring, including standardised code and proprietary software. Often many individuals will work in teams covering different aspects of the design process, although some designers will cover them all. The term web design is normally used to describe the design process relating to the front-end (client side) design of a website including writing mark up. Web design partially overlaps web engineering in the broader scope of web development. Web designers are expected to have an awareness of usability and if their role involves creating mark up then they are also expected to be up to date with web accessibility guidelines.
A Web designer is someone who prepares content for the Web. This role is mainly related to the styling and layout of pages with content, including text and images. Web designers use many technologies but commonly rely on hypertext and hypermedia resources including HTML, CSS and additional Web design tools