Be nice. Or else.
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I tried that but it's in the early stages of development and feels much more limited / clunky.
Awesome, share your setup.
I'm glad to see people are still asking for feedback on DN every now and then.
I think your design is fine, but considering you're selling watches, that won't be enough. People don't buy watches just because they need to know the time, they also buy them to make a statement, to create a style, so if you look at the bigger names, they will all try and frame their products to associate a certain lifestyle with them. Also consider that since you're a newcomer to the block, people will naturally ask themselves why should they trust your products over those of more established brands in the same price range, and its your job to address that, to tell them a story about how the watches are built and what makes them special.
I suggest spending some time on the competition's sites (try search for watch on awwwards, try visiting the bigger brands - I really liked the https://health.nokia.com/uk/en/steel site) and also try having a look at other products in a similar situation (newcomers trying to convince people to buy from them) like https://cowboy.bike or https://www.gogoro.com
I don't think there is much you can do in terms of the questions you're asking (is the logo good enough, does the layout work), because those are fine, but I think you'll have to go back to square one and explore several fresh ideas after immersing yourself in other people's work (even if the ideas don't lead anywhere), and then starting again.
If I were to change one thing about the site in its current form is that starting section that takes up all the space above the fold and says 'Shop Now' - when the rest of the page is a listing of all your products. It feels like starting on the wrong foot to me, like there's no reason for it to be there and I'd rather you either started with a statement about the watches (without the shop now button) and why I should even care, or started straight with the collections.
I hope this helps.
That didn't work on my screen but I see it's going to be different for everyone depending on their monitors. Nice find.
I think it's to do with the monitor, not the OS, someone else said for them #1E1E1E worked. Just play with it in the RGB sliders until you find the right shade. I think in your case it needs to be lighter so maybe R:24 G:24 B:24 or R:25 G:25 B:25.
Speaking of Mojave though, do you know if there's a way to keep the menu bar dark without turning on system wide dark mode?
I suppose it depends on the screen itself. Also when I made an image of it (as opposed to selecting a solid colour in OSX) I had to use a slightly different colour, presumably because of how PS exports it.
Hm it could be different displays, but anyway if it doesn’t work on your mac, just fine tune the values incrementally.
The secret to it is posting shots of Nike shoes.
Whew. What exactly is new? It seems just as laggy and complicated as before, but with fancier (more demanding) animations.
Be nice. Or else.
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