Interface and Navigation Design - Articles Archive
from February 8, 2011 to December 31, 2008

Issues, tools and technologies relating to UI, User Interface design. Interaction design, usability, experience design. The design of effective interface solutions for digital media. Navigation design of information spaces. Web and multimedia interface design.

When it comes to web design, my mantra hasn't changed over the years: let beauty be a consequence of great layout, navigation and usability decisions, not a goal or strategic objective to pursue. This is why I also think that an effective web design strategy can ... read more

Robin Good - February 8, 2011

Working toward making a web site more "usable" rather than "prettier" is always a good idea. While we often get lost in having our web sites designed in a way that pleases us, this is not exactly the best way to make our audience happy and ... read more

Robin Good - December 30, 2010

What makes for an excellent website design? How can you tell the difference between a web design that really works and one based on a popular cheap template? What's the difference between having an impactful look and delivering real design value? If you are not an experienced ... read more

Robin Good - December 28, 2010

Can information architecture principles be easily put to good use when trying to help your readers find relevant content on your site? When your web site is so full of content that a simple search box won't do the trick anymore, what can you do to ... read more

Stefano De Caro, Nicoletta Di Blas and Luigi Spagnolo - Archives & Museum Informatics - September 1, 2010

How can you help your readers find what they are looking for on your website? How can you facilitate their need to know what to click next or where to look when in search for something? Navigation instructions, or as someone calls them, interface design instructions ... read more

Connie Malamed - Understanding Graphics - July 22, 2010

Professional wireframing and web design prototyping tools take a step forward compared with free wireframing tools and commercial website prototyping tools, by allowing you to draw highly-realistic mockups of websites. In this MasterNewMedia guide you will find the best professional wireframing and website prototyping tools that ... read more


How slow is your website when accessed by a typical reader with an average Internet connection? Find out now: Check out Google Webmaster Tools, or go to and type your website URL, or do a test on GTMetrix and see where your page load times ... read more

Jakob Nielsen - Useit - June 29, 2010

A nice, gorgeous-looking web site which has no design or navigation intelligence is a like handsome man with no brains. It may be nice to look at him but anyone would rapidly get bored with such a partner. Same thing happens on the web. While many ... read more

Stijn Debrouwere - Stdout - June 24, 2010

Wireframing and website prototyping tools allow you to take full control of your website architecture without hiring a web designer. You can build a faithful draft of what your website layout will look like without detailing color, graphics and specific design elements. In this MasterNewMedia guide ... read more


How do go about improving or creating great website designs? Unless you have some references and key principles showing you how critical legibility, layout and content organization are, in determining your site look and feel, you are going to remain unsatisfied. Solving your typical web design ... read more


Website prototyping and wireframing tools can help you sketch out and draft your overall website architecture without the need to hire a web designer to do it. For this reason, wireframing is the first step one should consider when designing a new website. In this MasterNewMedia ... read more


Personas, in the world of user experience design, identify and paint detailed key customer profiles so that, who markets to them within your company, can more easily picture and empathize who they are addressing. In other words: Personas, which are nothing else but research-based descriptions ... read more

Alistair Gray - Webcredible - May 7, 2010

Effective and usable web navigation and design are some of the key crucial components of your website communication success. Build clear, easy-to-navigate web pages and people will be happy, click a lot and come back for more. In this report, you will learn about ten typical ... read more

Alistair Gray - Webcredible - April 21, 2010

Does website accessibility and web standards really matter for an online web publisher? Is there really an advantage in spending serious time and resources to make your website standards-compliant? Unfortunately there is a lot of misinformation on website accessibility, and it looks like no-one has a ... read more

Drazen Dobrovodski - April 19, 2010

Website usability testing is a troubleshooting methodology that helps you discover specific ambiguities, pitfalls or issues in your website design and interface that spoil the effective use, legibility and navigation of your web pages. If you want to improve the user experience on your website, in ... read more

Daniele Bazzano - March 15, 2010

Website usability testing identifies a precise methodology devoted to uncover specific bugs, idiosyncrasies and ambiguities in the way that website design impacts the effective use, legibility, navigation, and user experience of your website. In this MasterNewMedia guide you can find the best free website usability testing ... read more

Daniele Bazzano - March 8, 2010

How does your web site look when seen with a different browser, operating system, or at a different screen resolution? Do you know that the layout, margins, font display and other visual characteristics of your web site may change drastically when viewed on a different browser, ... read more

Daniele Bazzano - November 23, 2009

In this article you'll find more than 30 cool WordPress plugins to customize and tweak the performances of your blog site. Do you want more SEO control, embed videos, or track your RSS feed subscribers? Here's some good stuff for you. There are many blogging platform out ... read more

Daniele Bazzano - January 12, 2009

Here is Part 2 of my New Media Trends and Predictions for 2009. In this report I look at major trends while I try to anticipate key changes and the type of innovation taking place around the world of new media communication and professional web publishing. While ... read more

Robin Good - January 1, 2009

Here my new media predictions for 2009: what to expect when it comes to new media, professional web publishing and learning, collaboration and social media? Find out everything I see coming across these key areas in this two-part report opening today. I have prepared this report, which ... read more

Robin Good - December 31, 2008

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