Information Architecture for the World Wide Web: Designing Large-Scale Web Sites
Louis Rosenfeld, Peter MorvilleISBN: 5-93286-073-1; 0596000359; 9780596000356;
Today's web sites have moved far beyond "brochureware". They are larger and more complex, have great strategic value to their sponsors, and their users are busier and less forgiving. Designers, information architects, and web site managers are required to juggle vast amounts of information, frequent changes, new technologies, and sometimes even multiple objectives, making some web sites look like a fast-growing but poorly planned city-roads everywhere, but impossible to navigate. Information Architecture for the World Wide Web , 2nd Edition, shows you how to blend aesthetics and mechanics for distinctive, cohesive web sites that work. Most books on web development concentrate on either the graphics or the technical issues of a site. This book focuses on the framework that holds the two together. By applying the principles outlined in this completely updated classic, you'll build web sites and intranets that are easier to navigate and appealing to your users, as well as...