Vela is a 2-column template with a fixed width of 960px.
The main navigational area is situated in the header, below the "Homepage"-link. The internal search field is located on the right side.
The sidebar on the right can house a possible news section or a subnavigational links or blogroll links or partner's logos.
The design makes use of 4 colors: white, black, 'medium gray' (with a hex value of #C6C6C6), and interesting colors named 'deep bluish cyan' (#006E8D) and 'moderate lime yellow' (#A5CF4C).