to note it last night, but of course Zeldman has the story on the Wired redesign. And of course his overall positive assessment of the project is bang on, though I still wonder about the hot pink. Very “Cocktails and Dreams”.
, what’s with the new design at Wired News? There are some great touches like the text size selector and the fact that the fundamental layout didn’t change, but the new colours are so, well… so 1983. I expect to click a link and get a big “Frankie says SURF!” slogan or something. Not to mention the clash with the enclosing Lycos colours…
: 99.9% of Websites Are Obsolete; an excerpt from Forward Compatibility: Designing & Building With Standards. An excellent and typically provocative (though why that should be is a mystery) article.
? It’s time for the 5K design competition! Make the best website you can that can be stored on 5Kb of disk space.
has closed. That site could easily compete as one of the best weblogs ever published.