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 […]Read more "NPR"
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. […]Read more "Longform.org"
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 […]Read more "TIME"
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 […]Read more "#7: TypoWeather"
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 […]Read more "Post #7: National Geographic"
It’s hard to pick just one favorite website, but I recently stumbled upon a Reebok website that I love. The company created a site called the Be More Human Experience, which is basically an extremely well-designed advertisement. The site features three main interactive sections called Human Score, Gray Matters and Break Your Selfie that invite the user to […]Read more "A website that inspires us to be more human"
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 […]Read more "Best Websites: ESPN"