Wired News Redesign:
March 17, 2000 12:02 PM   Subscribe

Wired News Redesign: What do you think to the WiredNews new-look? They've returned to using more black and a chunkier navigation bar. I thought there really was nothing wrong with the old version (and the improvements are indeed a step backwards) ?
posted by williamtry (6 comments total)
The add banner is a bit ugh. The gray just seems like someone messed up the HexDex code.
posted by Mick at 12:10 PM on March 17, 2000

Yeah, I agree with lance's memo on this one.
posted by veruca at 12:31 PM on March 17, 2000

Obnoxious banner-ad frame. An unnecessary drop shadow on one and only one element. Some of the ugliest link colors in the pallette. No clear division between the sidebar and the body of the page. The first couple paragraphs of a story don't align with the rest of the story. Articles split across pages, when the sidebar is much longer than the article. I don't know design (obvious from my weblog), but I know what I hate. BY the way, one HTML or styling feature that I would love would be able to set the maximum width of an element (table cell, etc.), so that it would only stretch with the window to a certain point.
posted by harmful at 1:03 PM on March 17, 2000

This is why CSS is a "good" thing.
posted by gleemax at 3:54 PM on March 17, 2000

God, that's an ugly page.
posted by Mark at 12:09 PM on March 18, 2000

crap, Crap, CRAP! The old design was quite good, or so I thought. Even if the content sometimes stunk. I was using the old design and model as an example for some intranet stuff I'm proposing. Which hurts me even more.... ugh...

posted by raster at 12:21 AM on March 19, 2000

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