Vastu Shakra (aka Feng Shui) Web Design?
Ian Lurie Jun 26 2006
CNN.com has an article about a new ‘trend’ in web design: Web Vastu.
The proponents are attempting to shoehorn about 3,000 years of philosophy into web design and marketing, like this:
‘Earth is the layout, fire is the color, air is the HTML, space is name of the Web site, and water is the font and graphics,’ says Narang, adding that each must be chosen carefully and strike a balance with the other.
I agree in principle. And I won’t say anything else. Just have a look at their web site:
If I were them, I’d practice a little Vastu on my own web site, first.
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Ian Lurie is CEO and founder of Portent and the EVP of Marketing Services at Clearlink. He's been a digital marketer since the days of AOL and Compuserve (25 years, if you're counting). He's recorded training for Lynda.com, writes regularly for the Portent Blog and has been published on AllThingsD, Smashing Magazine, and TechCrunch.Ian speaks at conferences around the world, including SearchLove, MozCon, Seattle Interactive Conference and ad:Tech. He has published has published several books about business and marketing: One Trick Ponies Get Shot, available on Kindle, The Web Marketing All-In-One Desk Reference for Dummies, and Conversation Marketing.Follow him on Twitter at portentint, and on LinkedIn at LinkedIn.com/in/ianlurie. Read More