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.
Ian Lurie is CEO and founder of Portent Inc. He's recorded training for Lynda.com, writes regularly for the Portent Blog and has been published on AllThingsD, Forbes.com and TechCrunch. Ian speaks at conferences around the world, including SearchLove, MozCon, SIC and ad:Tech. Follow him on Twitter at portentint. He also just published a book about strategy for services businesses: One Trick Ponies Get Shot, available on Kindle. Read More