This content is of benefit to both muslims and non muslims alike, as the nature of the content is to build bridges between communities by education, and dispel prevailing misconceptions held by both muslims and non muslims regarding each other.
The titles we will be offering are written by both muslims and non muslim, including philosophers , journalists, social commentators, novelists, and academics, They will include the following catagories:
voicing islam books cover the following subject matters/categories: which will also appear on the left column of the home page marked "categories" and what ever is in (brackets) will be sub-categories of the main one, perhaps a scroll over effect or something of that type can reveal the sub categories etc.
comparative religion (Hinduism,Buddhism,Taoism,Confucianism,Judaism,Christianity)
spirituality (Sufism,depth psychology, self help, advise)
politics(political science/theory,political ideology,international/world affairs)
gender (relations,issues, studies)
middle east studies
I hope This will give our designers a good idea and they can bring forth their excellence and creative genius accordingly.
keeping the same general color scheme ( Grey , green ,orange). The output should be a high-quality professional design for all 5 pages. WEB 2.0 modern , contempory winning design must include the following
1) clean, crisp,minimal/simple (but in a sophisticated way by that we mean that things can appear to be simple/minimal but have complex subtlety an iphone and apple products are a good example they are minimal but by no means simple in a superficial sense.
2) Clean, consistent fonts, very easy to read as end users will be reading most of the content like book synopsis etc.
3) consistent luminescence. Subtle reflections, shadows and gradients should be used sparingly, and appear to have a consistent light source(s).
4) Crispness, Contrast in action elements. The design of buttons, tabs and all other action elements. we love the icons found here
http://www.iconshock.com/profession…cons.php5) or other similar web sites offering high resolution icons.
Overall design aesthetic. We must feel the design is of the quality of other high-trafficked brands in our industry, and even better.
Please feel free to insert images of your own design etc.
Each of the 5 pages should have the same layout and generally create a fluid graphic experience from one page to the next - from front page to checkout.
Lastly, please take complete creative freedom with the footer of the site.