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Some Design Notes on the New Consumer Area

January 8, 2008 - 0 Comments

Coinciding with the launch of our Consumer Experience blog, and the 2008 Consumer Electronics Show, we’ve also updated the consumer area of so that it better showcases the “Visual Networking Experience. “One of the interesting visual challenges was how to combine the black backgrounds featured in our CES presence, along with the smoke-like white plasma that you see in the backgrounds, and make them play nicely with the rest of, which as you know is pretty much comprised of white backgrounds and lighter blues and grays (with the proud blue and red logo, of course).I think we came up with something that works very nicely:Consumer.JPEG.jpgThe black background theme ties in nicely with what you’ll see at CES, and by contrast the while border fits it in gracefully with the rest of and its predominant white background.There’s a linkage to our SecondLife Campus, links to the new Cisco Consumer Experience blog, and links to related Cisco products A special tip-of-the-hat to Art on our brand team, Chris on our visual team, and to Steve who drove the whole update program and also came up with the stylish concave line heading the secondary pages.

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