I have been making web sites (again). Each time I end up doing this I remember why finding a good designer is important. I can chuck a pile of data/information back at a user, but making it look good really does require someone who knows what they are doing.
For one of the sites I have been doing, we have a design, from a professional designer. From the design it was a simple task of applying the various elements to the site.
For another site I had to do the design myself. Spent rather a long time messing around with different colour possibilities. I am reasonably happy with the final result, but it took too long to do.
More designing, and coding, the systems behind the sites next week. The part of the job prefer