SIGIA-L Mail Archives: Re: [Sigia-l] CNN.com redesign
Re: [Sigia-l] CNN.com redesign
On Tue Jul 3 11:08 , 'Andrew Boyd' <facibus_at_gmail.com> sent:
>On 7/2/07, Jonathan Baker-Bates Jonathan.Baker-Bates_at_lbi.com> wrote:
>> My first impression is that somebody somewhere in the CNN redesign
>> process said "These wireframes are good enough to eat! How about we cut
>> out all the usual art direction stuff we usually spend months on and
>> just go with these?"
I'm inclined to agree with Jonathan's conclusions. The new CNN is very stripped
back. I don't strictly have a problem with it, but it does look a bit like they
used the wireframes for the design.
>Interesting to compare the cnn.com redesign with the new look
>Australian Broadcasting Commission news site at
Like I said on Canberra IA, I firmly believe that the ABC is one of the few
Australian government bodies that gets the web and social computing. They are
generally really good at design and user engagement.
>I prefer the ABC one.
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