Book Review: The Principles of Beautiful Web Design

I finally found the web design book for which I had been looking. No, not an HTML book, not a CSS book, nor a JavaScript book. Not Web 2.0. Not Ruby on Rails or Ajax, either… It’s actually a book to lead we non-artistically skilled web designers through a quick graphics and art education — […]

Good Web Design Practices

Your business resides on your web site — it’s like the headquarters of an off-line company. Therefore, it is important to practice good design principles to make sure your site reaches out to the maximum number of visitors and sells to as many people as possible. Make sure you have clear directions on the navigation […]

Reducing Page Load Time by Optimizing Images

Optimizing images on your web site will greatly benefit your visitors — and you. The faster your site loads, the more likely the visitor is to actually look at it. Impatient visitors, and I haven’t met many patient ones (including me), won’t wait for large images to finish loading – they’ll go somewhere else. Better […]

Why VPs Shouldn’t Do Detailed Web Design

There’s a great little article at the Sun.com (Sun Microsystems) web design blog today — all about web design by Vice Presidents (who ought to know better…)

Improving Website Usability, Revisited

No matter how gorgeous your website design might be, if your visitors have difficulty finding your content, then you will lose those visitors quickly. Here are some usability tips to improve the design of your website to ensure it serves its functions optimally: First, check the fonts and typography of your content If you have […]

Improve Usability of Your Website

No matter how brilliant your website design is, if your visitors have trouble reaching your content, then your site then your site is as useful as an empty shell. Here are some usability tips to improve the design of your website to ensure it serves its functions optimally: First, check the typography of your content […]