Smashing Magazine Embarks on Radical Redesign

Smashing Magazine, long one of the most highly read publications on the internet about anything and everything web design, is imminently heading for a drastic site redesign. For many years, site visitors have been used to a certain look and feel to the site; certainly, its been part of the Smashing Magazine brand.
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When Your Code Has To Work: Complying With Legal Mandates

Douglas Crockford famously declared browsers to be the most hostile software engineering environment imaginable, and that wasnt hyperbole. Ensuring that our websites work across a myriad of different devices, screen sizes and browsers our users depend on to access the web is a tall order, but its necessary.
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How to design the perfect infographic

Thanks largely due to the fact that more information is at our fingertips now than at any point in human history, weve entered into an age where both of the following statements are true: People are consuming more content online than ever before;Fewer and fewer people are actually willing to spend time reading that content. According to a study reported on by Slate, roughly 38% of people who click on an article or blog post online dont actually make it past the headline.
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How to visualize a startup’s USP

Common web design problem: Just writing out why a company is special is usually an insufficientway to tella story to people in a way that will give them a rapid understanding of what makes a companys product or service awesome. We have to get visualpeople should be able to blur their eyes when they land on a site and know what you do, and what key actions they would take on the site immediately.
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Essential design trends, February 2017

An interesting visual presence above the scroll is the first impression a user gets of a website. Whether that user continues to click can depend on a number of things, including imagery, readability and overall interest in the content.
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