Peter-Paul Koch

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Peter-Paul Koch Former Columnist Birthplace: Amsterdam, the Netherlands Employer: self Title/Role: freelance web developer Personal Web site/Portfolio: http://www.quirksmode.org/ Memorable Quotes: “Keep it Simple” Digital Web Articles Forms, usability, and the W3C DOM Published on May 30, 2003 Keep it Simple Published on August 26, 2002 Fluid Thinking Published on October 2, 2002 Client Centered Design … Read more

Nick Finck

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Nick Finck Former Publisher Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States Employer: Blue Flavor Title/Role: Director of User Experience Personal Web site/Portfolio: NickFinck.com Memorable Quotes: “The ‘right’ design is the design that is you. Design speaks, it breaths and more importantly it communicates emotion. Good design says a lot without saying a single word or even displaying … Read more

Shirley E. Kaiser

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Shirley E. Kaiser Contributing Writer, Interviewee Birthplace: San Rafael, CA, USA Employer: SKDesigns Title/Role: Owner, designer, developer, cook and dishwasher Personal Web site/Portfolio: Brainstorms and Raves Memorable Quotes: “A thwing* hit me.” * my 3-year-old’s way of pronouncing ‘swing’ Digital Web Articles Designing for Search Engines and Stars Published on April 9, 2001 Subscribe to … Read more

Contributors

Contributors (AWS), Amazon Web Services Contributing Writer(s) Adanc, Mac Cover Artist Alcantara, Lea Contributing Writer Alexander, Keith Contributing Writer Allen, Dean Contributing Writer Allsopp, John Former Columnist Almond, Michael Contributing Writer Almqvist, Pär Contributing Writer Alvin, Jennifer Former Assistant Book Review Writer Amos, Jim Contributing Writer Andersson, David “liorean” Andersson Contributing Writer Andrew, Rachel Contributing … Read more

This week : Time To Change

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This week Time To Change In: Articles It’s the end of the year; a time for nostalgia and looking back on the past year. Nick Finck, Digital Web Magazine’s founder and publisher, recalls where we’ve been, what we’ve achieved, and discusses the potential for dramatic change in where we are going as a publication. This … Read more

Alan K’necht

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Alan K’necht Former Columnist Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada Employer: K’nechtology Inc. Title/Role: President and Senior Internetologist Personal Web site/Portfolio: About Alan K’necht Memorable Quotes: “Remember the first two Ws in WWW stand for World Wide.” Digital Web Articles Making Cents from Information Architecture Published on January 22, 2003 The ROI of ROI Published on March … Read more

Web Design &; Development

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Web Design & Development Tipped Blue Flavor was approached by Tipped’s founder Joel Brazil to not only design, but build (from the ground up) this fabulous social application. A challenging social design, custom Ruby on Rails development and a very interesting and compelling mobile component made Tipped one of our largest and most challenging projects … Read more

Ben Henick

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Ben Henick Former Copy Chief Birthplace: New York, New York, United States Employer: Ben Henick Title/Role: Web Author At-Large Personal Web site/Portfolio: http://www.io.com/persist1/ Memorable Quotes: “…good, effective design is really the only way to transcend the Standard Operating Procedure of the Web and turn it into a unique experience… on the order of a novel … Read more

3D PopArt 2.0 for Adobe Illustrator

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3D PopArt 2.0 for Adobe Illustrator Got something to say? Share your comments on this topic with other web professionals In: Reviews > Product Reviews By Jesse Nieminen Published on January 29, 2003 Here’s a useful little plugin for Illustrator 10 users who need to apply 3D extrusions to their objects. Prior to Illustrator 10, … Read more

Christina Wodtke

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Christina Wodtke Former Information Architecture Advisor Birthplace: Evanston, IL Employer: Yahoo! Title/Role: “Information Architect” Personal Web site/Portfolio: eleganthack.com boxesandarrows.com Memorable Quotes: “Fluffy tail! Fluffy tail!” Digital Web Articles Mind your phraseology! Published on August 13, 2002 Eat Me, Drink Me, Push Me: In which the subtle arts of the interface are examined. Published on December … Read more

Adam Greenfield

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Adam Greenfield Got something to say? Share your comments on this topic with other web professionals In: Interviews By Meryl K. Evans Published on April 17, 2002 Editor’s Note: This interview of Adam Greenfield is four years out of date. We are planning a follow-up interview with him on what he has been up to … Read more

A Sordid Affair

A Sordid Affair Got something to say? Share your comments on this topic with other web professionals In: Columns > Pro Dot Con By Peter Fielding Published on April 10, 2001 “I… am a complete… moron!” Now that we’ve got the moral of this story out of the way, we can carry on to the … Read more

A User-Centered Approach to Selling Information Architecture

A User-Centered Approach to Selling Information Architecture Got something to say? Share your comments on this topic with other web professionals In: Columns > IAnything Goes By Jeff Lash Published on February 20, 2003 One of the most popular topics for discussion among those practicing Information Architecture is “selling IA.” There is a constant struggle … Read more

A wavering spirit

A wavering spirit Got something to say? Share your comments on this topic with other web professionals In: Columns > Pro Dot Con By Peter Fielding Published on May 14, 2001 Last month, we closed amidst a torrid love affair with JavaScript, debating the sanity, or lack thereof, of the hapless web designer. This month, … Read more

A word on tire-kickers, charlatans and opportunists.

A word on tire-kickers, charlatans and opportunists. Got something to say? Share your comments on this topic with other web professionals In: Articles By Wanda Cummings Published on October 15, 2000 There are several types of clients who will rob you of your time and energy and should be dealt with cautiously or weeded out … Read more

Back to the User: Creating User-Focused Web Sites

Back to the User: Creating User-Focused Web Sites Got something to say? Share your comments on this topic with other web professionals In: Reviews > Book Reviews By James McNally Published on May 1, 2002 Web designers can be guilty of designing for themselves alone. We like to think of ourselves as purveyors of good … Read more

Danny Sullivan and Avi Rappoport

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Danny Sullivan and Avi Rappoport Got something to say? Share your comments on this topic with other web professionals In: Interviews By Meryl K. Evans Published on July 16, 2002 Search engine listings and submissions Web design in searching Search from the Business Perspective Search engine listings and submissions Digital Web: What are the basic … Read more

Dear Marketer: Have you ever looked into the wrong end of a telescope?

Dear Marketer: Have you ever looked into the wrong end of a telescope? Got something to say? Share your comments on this topic with other web professionals In: Articles By Bryan Eisenberg Published on April 2, 2003 Everything’s little. Often, that’s the way interactive marketers view their world. The web has been called the most … Read more

Design for the Sofa

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Design for the Sofa Got something to say? Share your comments on this topic with other web professionals In: Articles By Daniel Jenett Published on April 13, 2000 On my flight from Los Angeles to Hamburg I read in the Zeit, a well established German newspaper, that a major TV channel now from time to … Read more

Digital Fashion

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Digital Fashion Got something to say? Share your comments on this topic with other web professionals In: Articles By Daniel Jenett Published on November 23, 1999 Design is the visual expression of thoughts and feelings, and combines rational and emotional conditions. In digital media the focus is shifted to functionality, primarily because the development is … Read more

Digital Video for the Web

Digital Video for the Web Got something to say? Share your comments on this topic with other web professionals In: Reviews > Product Reviews By Jesse Nieminen Published on January 22, 2002 Now that many people are surfing the net at broadband speeds, several web designers are experimenting with digital video. And from the looks … Read more

Efficient Video Delivery Over The Internet

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Efficient Video Delivery Over The Internet Got something to say? Share your comments on this topic with other web professionals In: Articles By Lei Zhu Published on May 13, 2008 They say a picture is worth a thousand words. In this day and age of digital media, video on your web site can be priceless. … Read more

Christopher Schmitt

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Christopher Schmitt Got something to say? Share your comments on this topic with other web professionals In: Interviews By Craig Saila Published on January 29, 2003 Digital Web: What should come first: the chicken—information and graphic design—or the egg—functionality? Or should there even be a “first” on the Web? Christopher Schmitt: Yes, there is a … Read more

Composition and Usability

Composition and Usability Got something to say? Share your comments on this topic with other web professionals In: Articles By Rick Cecil Published on March 25, 2000 Since the advent of the Web, we’ve seen a myriad of design schemas evolve–from the simple navigation/content style of site to the cluttered portal. And as this evolution … Read more

Computers: An Illustrated History

Computers: An Illustrated History Got something to say? Share your comments on this topic with other web professionals In: Reviews > Book Reviews By James McNally Published on August 24, 2002 Taschen have turned their considerable talents for producing stunning art books to the computer, producing this lavish volume full of photographs of long-forgotten machines … Read more