On May 26, 2006, at 9:37 AM, Michal Suchanek wrote:

> Yes, it looks very "professional". But the blue stripes on each side
> of the page take way too much space. Perhaps my browser window is
> larger than that of the person who designed the web?
>
> I say "professional" because it is that sort of good looking slick
> design that uses pixel alignement. It is probably the type of design
> that appeals to managers and computer illiterate people. If it happens
> that they can see it on their screens because they got a "normal"
> screen.
> Not that pixels are the root of all evil in web design, just almost
> all. Such web is not scalable, it is the same size (in pixels)
> irregardless of the user's screen (window) size and dpi.
>
> This is the standard these days, many web sites do it. And some do
> not. The fact that many did the same error is not an excuse for doing
> it again.
>
> I appreciate the work you put into the new design. But it looks like I
> will not be the one who appreciates the results of the work. I was
> afraid the new design will be like this, and so it is.

This site is in a CMS, so it is trivial to replace the entire look of  
the site, should we need to down the road.  Let's try to keep the  
focus where it belongs, on content and getting it launched.

James Edward Gray II