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Color

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BLUE YELLOW RED

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> YELLOW
+ Infrequent use of yellow + To highlight text

> BLUE
+ Navigational arrows + Specific quoted text (call attention
to certain information)

> RED
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Frequently used in photography Infrequent use in articles (accent) Italics + quotes Featured items Large point size HIGHLIGHTED ELEMENTS TO SHOW LOCATIONS AND PROMPTS

Prompts user to take action(subscribe) Comment, email, turn off sound Connect with social media It also tells the user where he/she currently is on the website

- Links (Pages, searches, categories,

external websites) - Subscription sign-ups, log it, register - Sub headerings banners

- Banners - Dots to seperate introductions


and interviews

- Calls attention and directs the users eye


to key/important informartion

Photo captions Section symbols Page number bubbles Title bars

Frequent use in graphic elements Highlighted in first lines + pullout quotes Bold Photo captions SPECIFIC QUOTED TEXT CALLS ATTENTION

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Navigation

GENERAL FIRSTIMPRESSION

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> GENERAL
+ Section headers

> FIRST IMPRESSION


+ Intro (Home page vs Cover) + Featured information stacked
NAVIGATION/MENU BAR PRESENT ON EVERY PAGE

Home page Menu bar Search history Use of the color yellow

- Search toolbar - Most popular (viewed, commented) - Linked (colored and underlined)

Cover Use of page numbers Table of contents Footers Borders (let you know what content is written by GQ)

Quick captions Headers colored/sized differently to show heirarchy Bold All caps TABLE OF CONTENTS HEADERS + PAGE #s

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Graphic Elements

GENERAL ICONS SHAPES

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> GENERAL
Captions and header containers Aesthetic symbols Navigational buttons Title Bars

> ICONS
+ Frequent use (present in every article) + Used as secondary level of info

> SHAPES
+ Used on every page + Both aesthetic and informational
purposes/direction

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ICONS + SHAPES BOTH USED TO PROVIDE SECONDARY INFORMATION

- Go buttons - Current location

Section buttons Feature indicators Arrows for body texts Highlighter cirlces Food captions Directional arrows

- Social media icons - Sub-section icons - Comment box

- Article credits - Additional detailed info

Graphic banners Boxes for type emphasis Rollovers Circle/dot dividers Image banners (to hold captions) Navigation shapes (arrows, play, pause)

Price stars (indicators) aesthetic shapes (arrows, Xs) Release dates Geometric touchpoints

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Borders

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DIVIDERS

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Headers

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SECTIONS TITLES

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> DIVIDERS
on images + Dotted line dividers

> HEADERS
+ Bold + Never all caps

+ White box border of text

- Thick gray lines to seperate articles - Infrequent use within articles

- All black for article titles - Medium point size

- Dashed border to define the article - Thick solid line on main section headers - Thin solid line for section headers
as a reference after main sections header pages - Used more within the articles

Frequently used in banner form Blye headers used within navigation Light + white headers used in navigation bar Subheaders are medium weight and blue

Italic Unique typefaces (different from body, fit - mood of content)

- Usually boxed/divided off

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Photo Captions

GENERAL

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> GENERAL
+ Small typesize + Concise + Light fonts

- Italic - Frequently below or to the side - Even smaller typesize for credit
of an image

- Generelly colored (red or blue) - Frequently layered ontop of an image

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COMPARATIVE MAP TEVIN BYRD, ANNIE G. BUEDEL, KELSEY HUGHES GD 417