Visual design for the web: great articles

November 15th, 2008 - Design, Usability

As a web designer, i am always trying to find resources related to information design, usability issues, navigation techniques that will help me make things better on my next project. Don’t get me wrong, i am always trying to learn from my own mistakes but there’s always someone out there with a great article that is going to help me improve myself. Lately, i’ve been searching for some good new books about stuff like that but before buying some, i searched around the web for some articles. And some great ones are out there. Here’s a list of 9 articles recently found.

The articles:

Communicate Quick: First Impressions Through Visual Web Design
Information Architecture Tutorial Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5
5 Sickening Habits of Mainstream Websites
7 Usability Mistakes Usability Experts Commit
Is your website ready for the 5-seconds-attention-span challenge?
Who’s Your Audience, Kenneth: The Value Of Personas
Designing navigation
Common Visual Design Misconceptions
Designing with data

If you know of any other interesting articles on issues like these, just share with us! Happy reading.

Comments

  1. Heather

    November 17, 2008

    Interesting reads, thanks for the links!

    Heather’s last blog post..hebbybya: http://flickr.com/photos/hebbybya/3036129163/ snowed a lot today!

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