User-friendly design has been a hallmark of business long before we built our first computers. From pencils to particle accelerators, we’ve always moved towards changes that make it easy for people to use technology. On the Internet, user-friendly design is so heavily discussed that it’s almost a cliché—but that’s just a testament to its importance.
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Back when the Web was in its infancy, typography was the least of our concerns. There was pretty much only one font in circulation, and on-screen images were still a thing of the future. But we’ve come a long way since then—even a non-techie can vouch for that. Simply put, typography can make or break your business.
When people started throwing around the term “Web 2.0,” designers were quick to respond with a new set of rules. The blocky HTML and unwieldy frames have been replaced by a sleeker style, one that panders to the public’s increasing need for speed. One can easily recognize a Web 2.0 site: simple yet snazzy, feature-packed but able to load in seconds.