These web sites are identical – or are they? [phnk] This survey compares 10 web sites through elements of their layout: styles, page construction and elements. The survey seeks similarities and differences between those well known web sites, built by famous, talented designers. The finding from this small survey is that the designs resemble themselves very much.
This would be an interesting discussion coupled with some of the ideas in Steve Krug’s book Don’t Make Me Think in which he elaborates on the expected aspects of a web page that make it usable.