Faster is better. There’s no arguing about it. Google likes faster pages, people like faster pages. Your 3G wireless connection loves leaner, slimmer pages. God damn, your shareholders love them too! Website performance optimisation, like search engine optimisation – or any optimisation – is a fine art. It also follows the
Information Architecture 101: Techniques and Best Practices A great “briefing paper” from Six Revisions, intending to raise awareness of the discipline with designers. Mental Models The latest Alertbox post covers what users think they know and how that affects their behaviour. Users, designers and developers all have differing mental models.
Many major newspapers have notoriously very bulky websites. In fact, they are generally some of the most overweight and unhealthy sites on the internet. Load time matters Why is this a bad thing? Well, mainly slower loading times. People have very little patience for things to happen online. When combined
DDB Stockholm have been behind some excellent creative work, including some fantastic viral videos (Who hasn’t seen the piano stairs?). Their new website is a step forward showing that they understand that your website is just one part of your web presence – one part of your distributed website that