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Posted by Paul Regensburg on Jun 2, 2015 8:25:00 AM

Is Removing Top Navigation a Web Trend to Avoid?

For the most part, I'd answer yes, but at the same time, it may be inevitable.

By the time a web design trend is recognized as such, it is a fait accompli, and practically all new sites begin to look the same. Take a look at the most recent web trends such as Parallax scrolling, long scrolling pages, use of icons, full bleed images, infographics and the list goes on.

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Tags: information architecture / SEO / user experience / mobile / design / design trends / responsive design / navigation / trends / mobile web / analytics
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Oct 21, 2011 3:56:00 PM

5 Starter Tips for Mobile Design

As the mobile channel advances toward its tipping point, we are all learning best practices for mobile design, which are not always consistent with web design. Here are 5 key points to keep in mind with your mobile sites.

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Tags: web design / user experience / mobile / user interface / navigation
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Posted by Paul Regensburg on Sep 2, 2011 1:47:00 PM

Current Trends in Navigation Part 2: Deep vs. Wide

The trend in B2B Website Navigation

In two separate client meetings last week the same question arose: is it better to have deep scrolling web pages that require fewer clicks to arrive at desired content, or shorter pages requiring less scrolling but more clicks?

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Tags: web development / B2B / content creation / user interface / navigation
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Posted by Paul Regensburg on Aug 23, 2011 1:35:00 PM

Current Trends in Website Navigation

Clients as Information Architects

That our clients have become more sophisticated web users is a reflection of the web not being a new medium anymore. We're finding that our clients are increasingly thinking like information architects about how their audiences will navigate to desired content. It is a time for web designers to examine long-held notions of what constitutes a good UI.

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Tags: web development / web design / information architecture / user experience / user interface / navigation
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Posted by Paul Regensburg on Jul 26, 2011 1:14:00 PM

How to Use Color in Web Design

Color can be one of the most important aspects of website design. It involves cultural symbolism, brand significance, and industry norms, and has a strong aesthetic value that can attract or discourage your visitors.

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Tags: web design / navigation
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