Deep Sites: Intelligent Innovation in Contemporary Web Design
The book is organized by critical areas of Web design:
Interface: It took a century for early book printers to realize that page numbers facilitated navigation through the book. Roughly a decade after the large-scale development of the Web, designers are still searching for the best ways to navigate cyberspace.
Typography: Static forms have to be reinvented when applied to on-screen media, to accommodate time and motion.
Animation: With the advent of streaming media, growing bandwidth, and leaner data, the Web will become a serious competitor to television. The design implications are manifold and center on the problem of combining print and TV environments into new formats.
Community: The explosive growth of personal and community homepages has spawned entirely new approachescrude, candid, innocent, and outrageously diversethat have begun to exert their influence on professional design.
Authoring: Dozens of editorial and design software tools make it possible for nonprofessionals to create sites of considerable complexity and formal quality.
Over 500 color illustrations.