NPR

I struggled to answer the question “What is the best-designed site on the web?” because there are so many great websites I visit and so many more I’ve never seen. I decided on NPR.org because although the design isn’t necessarily visually stunning, its simplicity helps the user focus on the best part of NPR: the amazing […]

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Longform.org

As I was poking around for a website that I liked, I realized how limited my Internet use is. I’m pretty much on 10ish websites regularly: 5 or so news sites and blogs, plus Blackboard (possibly my least favorite site on the Internet) Twitter, Reddit, Facebook, and Netflix. None of those are exactly inspired designs. […]

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TIME

When considering the best website on the internet, there’s a lot of pressure. I was surprised that 4 or 5 websites didn’t immediately pop into my head. There are billions of websites on the internet and more created everyday— this is a high call! After some pondering the website that I frequently visit stood out […]

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#7: TypoWeather

TypoWeather is my homepage. It’s simple, easy to read, and I always come back to it. It’s concept is clear: “The use of writing and the various font sizes provide a clear and unequivocal description of the weather conditions” (taken from the site). I think it achieves that mission. The reverse type and word choice […]

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Post #7: National Geographic

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC When I’m looking for striking photos and interesting science news, I go to National Geographic. The content provided on this site is extremely useful and intriguing, and I’ve always enjoyed viewing their multimedia projects. To add to this, the site ha a classic and easy-to-use design. Out of all the sites that I […]

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Best Websites: ESPN

I’d like to bring to attention what ESPN has done with its website with a recent redesign. Being a big sports fan, I’ve frequented ESPN.com for the more than 15 years. And every time there’s a redesign (the last big one happened in 2009), I balk because it’s not what I’m used to. This recent […]

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