8 Simple Tips For Making A Restaurant Web Site That Doesn’t Suck

We list some simple tips for building a great web site for a restaurant.

Let’s Be Clear: There IS A Page Fold

Some think there is no page fold in web design. But it still matters a great deal what first appears to your users.

Google Browser Size: Drawn By Five-Year-Olds

Google launches a new Labs product called Browser Size, allowing you to see what portion of your websites users are most likely to see first. We just think it’s a little half-baked.

Anatomy of a Smart Survey: Netflix Email Surveys

Netflix understands the key to a successful customer satisfaction survey: keeping it simple. We look at how to incorporate some of their best practices in your next survey.

Google vs. Facebook Interface Design: Design by “Committee” vs. Baptism by Fire

Facebook capitulates and makes some changes to the new design. Meanwhile, we discuss whether ignoring your users and staying headstrong makes any sense.

Periodic Table of Typefaces

Design firm Squidspot has published a very cool and useful Periodic Table of Typefaces. They’re grouped roughly by “family” and “class” groupings, and ranked roughly based on their popularity from several different font ranks, though they’re loosely grouped in order to enforce the aesthetics of the table. This will be very useful for anyone trying [...]

Barnes & Noble Security Question Error Message Mocks You, Your Loved Ones

Barnes & Noble requires a security answer of a certain length; a bit problematic when the answer to the question is shorter than their required minimum.

50 Tips To A User Friendly Website

I posted about the Designing Interactive usability blog a few months back. Josh Walsh at D-I has compiled a nice list of 50 tips to a user-friendly website that you should definitely check out. I agree with almost all of them, like Clicking on the logo should take you to the home pageā€”this has become [...]

Recreational Reading: Designing Interactive, A User Interface Blog

Twitter helps me find a great user experience/user interface blog.

Stack Overflow: Ask Metafilter For Programmers

Stack Overflow is a great new programming Q&A web site meant to help users cut through the clutter and find the answers they need.