Ariel and Lisa have redesigned the excellent Spacehack site and it’s looking stellar!
Mike’s blog is back on the Indie Web.
As someone who designs things for a living, there is a certain amount of professional pride in creating one’s own presence on the internet. It’s kind of like if an architect didn’t design their own house.
Paul gives the lowdown on the Google+ responsive relaunch. They set themselves this performance budget:
- 60K of HTML,
- 60K of CSS,
- 60 frames per second animations, and
- 0.6 seconds latency.
And this bit is crucial:
SmashingConf Oxford 2015: Richard Rutter on Don’t Give Them What They Want, Give Them What They Need
A great case study from Richard, walking through the process of redesigning the website for the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.
The Guardian have hit the big red button and made their responsive site the default. Great stuff!
(top tip: don’t read the comments)
Some good-lookin’ stats from a responsive redesign:
Total page views, a metric we were prepared to see go down with the redesign, are up by 27%. Unique visitors per week are up 14% on average and visits per week are up on average 23%.
Nishant gives a great overview of the responsive redesign of the Microsoft home page, ably abetted by the Paravel gang.
There’s some good advice here about launching a new design without pissing off your users (too much).
Wilson has turned his site into a single-serving page that’s doing some interesting things with media queries (using height as well as width).
Rob is back.
Paul has redesigned. Again. It’s gorgeous and it is, of course, responsive.
Chloe’s redesign/realign is a lovely bit of HTML5 and CSS3 all wrapped up in a responsive layout.
David rejects a redesign in favour of a bit of responsive tweaking — and very nice it is too.
A few notes on the recent re-align of the Radio 4 website by Clearleft.
Follow along as Happy Cog document the process of redesigning the Mozilla website.
The UX Brighton website is sporting a new lick of paint and looking rather lovely.
Good news everyone: Douglas is back! Yay!
Ben has been working hard to upgrade the microformats wiki. His hard work has paid off: it looks great!
Ethan has redesigned. It's shiny and beautifully proportioned.
Richard has launched the redesign he's had bubbling away for a while now. 'Tis lovely and gridilicous.
Delicious has finally launched its redesign. It feels weird linking to it from Magnolia.
The Last.fm beta redesign is now available for the great unwashed masses to test.
Amazon is AB testing their next design iteration. Bye, bye tabs (yay!), hello fly-out menus (boo!).
The Validator got a new lick of CSS paint and it's looking good.
The newly-launched redesign of Le Monde Diplomatique is absolutely gorgeous. Whitespace on a newspaper: finally!
Stephanie Sullivan has redesigned. Her site is now almost as smart and sassy as she is. Very nice work, Steph.
Malarkey's got a brand new bag... if by "bag" you mean "website". And a very nice bag it is too.
The front page of The Guardian website has been redesigned with some good use of typography and colour. Shame it's so wide though.
Finally revealed: what Jeff has been working on since he moved into the lair of the Google. He's been making Google Analytics look and feel nicer.
Mike and the team have redesigned/realigned Newsvine with some nice customisation of the front page.
Did you notice that Upcoming recently switched from liquid to fixed? Have your say about that here.
Dave redesigns. And before I could bash him for his wide fixed width layout, he went and added a Jeremy Keith Button® on his about page that toggles between liquid and fixed. Cheeky bugger.
Dan has redesigned his site and it looks gorgeous.
Jon redesigns too. It's lovely, but a bit wide for my taste.
Matt Mullenweg redesigns. I like it.
Happy Cog redesigns Dictionary.com and its siblings.
Flickr photo set, AIGA card sorting exercise.
Participating in a card-sorting exercise for the AIGA redesign.
Cindy redesigns... with standards. Gorgeous!
Designed by Happy Cog.
Design review by Jay Small.
Dan has redesigned. Or maybe that should be realigned. Either way, it feels just perfect. Talented bastard.