Your Lazy Sunday Reading: Cutting-Edge Web Design

Looking for some light reading this Sunday morning? How about some articles on web design.

Sunday morning used to mean a cup of hot chocolate and the Detroit Free Press Sunday comics pages sprawled out on the living room floor. Now it typically means a cup of coffee on the couch and my iPad on my lap. It’s still a lazy Sunday, except now I’m usually cruising the web for good reads.

While not the whimsy of Calvin and Hobbes or the satire of Doonesbury, there is some quality light reading on website design we’d like to recommend for you this Sunday.

We’ve been at this for a long time—nearly 20 years—so we feel pretty confident about what we prescribe. In case you missed these the first time around, here are four of our articles that discuss the latest thought and trends in website design and development:

  • 7 Cool Web Design Trends to Watch—Parrallax scrolling, alternative navigation, interactivity and responsive design are today’s leading trends in web design and development.
  • Psst—Your Site Visitors Are Human—While it’s natural to want your website to be all the things, the heart of any design or development project continues to be the individual user; build it to suit your target audience’s needs.
  • The Best Redesigns of 2013—USAToday.com, Groupon.com and NYC.gov were representative of the best website redesigns in 2013. We took a look at those and more that  we believe are some of the year’s best.
  • Pantone Announces 2014’s Color of the Year: Radiant Orchid—Expect to see radiant orchid abound this year, popping up on store shelves, high-fashion apparel and web designs in the coming months. While it may not be your color of choice, it’s important to know what’s hot and why, and Pantone is the definitive authority on color.

Read them, share them, tell us what we think. We’d love to continue the conversation.