Information architecture plans for the creation, structure, and maintenance of information spaces. It lends context, categorization schemas, and navigational elements to a website or application.

Concerning Fidelity in Design Concerning Fidelity in Design

In late 2009, Tyler teamed up with Nutshell to design a new customer relationship management application. Based on his experience, Tyler describes how to use sketches, wireframes, and prototypes to move us down and out the design funnel.

Classification Schemes (and When to Use Them) Classification Schemes (and When to Use Them)

Information Architecture is full of tiny decisions with big consequences; like how to best organize your content. In this article Donna Spencer introduces a couple of different classification schemes you can use to organize your content, and provides tips on when and how to use each.

Ambient User Experience Ambient User Experience

Ambient user experience defines the parts of an experience that goes beyond the obvious. Of course our websites need to do what users expect. But our job isn't based on mediocrity. Elevate the experience. Setting up an ambient user experience promotes excitement and may lead to lasting change.

Better User Orientation through Navigation Better User Orientation through Navigation

If you implement the following tips, not only will your users be able to mentally picture where they are when they crash-land on any of your site's pages, but they'll be aware of the many other things around them in relation to the site's structure.