Web designer creates ‘space-age’ look for new ‘square’ square
A new web designer in Los Angeles is using the square to bring a fresh perspective to his design work.
Aurora Jones, whose work includes space-age graphics and interactive designs, created the ‘Square Design’ site in April.
Jones told CNN that he initially used a traditional design approach to create the site, but that he felt the square gave him a more contemporary aesthetic.
“I thought the square was a natural place to place my graphics.
I think it was a nice way to place them,” he said.
Jones’ website was created on a computer and uses a combination of graphics and text, but he says it’s important to create a “neutral” look.
“It’s not like I’m trying to use any specific color or a specific style, I’m just trying to make something neutral,” he explained.
Jones said that he wanted to make a visual statement, but didn’t want to use a lot of space.
“You want to make it really simple,” he added.
The site uses a mix of photos and videos, which Jones said were inspired by the space shuttle Discovery.
“The main reason why I’m using the space is because I don’t want it to be too big, I don, I just want it just a little bit smaller, just a bit less,” he told CNN.
“That way, when people see it, they’ll know exactly where to look,” Jones said.
The website features more than 100 square-shaped images, which are grouped into categories, such as music, books, games, food, clothing, art, and much more.
The first gallery is a mix-and-match of vintage photos and vintage art, which he says are “like a cross between a picture frame and a drawing table.”
He said he was inspired by space shuttle imagery, but felt that the space also represented the importance of finding ways to use technology to create art.
“Space exploration has been the catalyst for a lot more things in the world,” Jones explained.
“You see space shuttle missions, you see space, you don’t see it.
You just don’t think about it.”
In the same way that technology has helped us be more aware of ourselves and our surroundings, it’s also really allowed us to make more beautiful artwork,” he continued.
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