I mentioned the other day that I spend a great deal of time reading in order to stay up on all of the latest tricks, techniques, and technologies. I thought it might be useful to share a list of sites I frequent. These sites talk about design, usability, accessibility, programming, technology, and other topics. I hope you enjoy reading them as much as I do.
Next time you’ve spent hours working on a layout grab someone who has not seen it yet and ask them to look at it and tell you the first things they see. Don’t let them study the page, just have them glance at it and tell you what pops out at them. If it’s not the most important pieces of information on that page then you’re headed back to the drawing board.