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I'm planning to have all the titles of my website in lowercase, as shown in the picture:

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I did it to fit the design of the black circle in the top left (Yeah stupid I know, just a designer's obsession for perfection).

I would like to know it it looks unprofessional (for instance, having my name written in lower-case as well as all the titles).

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closed as off topic by John Smithers, Standback, Craig Sefton, justkt Jul 17 '11 at 23:23

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I think this is a design question. –  Standback Jul 17 '11 at 12:04
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@Standback I think whether it looks good or not (according to design standards) is a design question. Whether it is unprofessional or not (based on how I wrote things) it is a writing question. –  Alexandro Chen Jul 17 '11 at 12:45
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Voted to close as off-topic. We are not a design community. Besides that I think the lower-case "alex chen" next to the circle is a good choice. "about", "contact" and "services" could be upper-case, but they need not. What hit my eyes is the lower-case "hi, there", no punctuation after "there" and an upper-case "My name ..." in the next row. Looks awful. –  John Smithers Jul 17 '11 at 12:45
    
@John Smithers Thanks for the advice. –  Alexandro Chen Jul 17 '11 at 13:46
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This is on-topic. He's not asking about design (placement, position, color, font, white space, etc...); he's asking about capitalization and as Smithers pointed out, the "hi, there" is bad writing because it makes the content seem like a header. Decisions about how to distinguish headers or chapter markers in a written work should be welcome here. The fact that it's a webpage doesn't make it any less a writing question. –  patrick Jul 18 '11 at 3:17

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I think it looks fine. I agree that "hi there" needs to be fixed.

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Yes, very old, tired, kitschy, and unprofessional. e.e. cummings died a long time ago. When I see grown people still presenting themselves like this I want to pat them on the head. I immediately think: young; fey; pretentious.

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are you talking about writing things in lower case? –  Alexandro Chen Jul 17 '11 at 12:45

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