Design Critique: Recipes Next

When I made the offer to critique a few sites, one of the first requests was from someone at HadNow for a couple of sites the company had developed. Until now I’ve been reviewing sites in the order the request came in. This one I saved for last. I had some reservations about whether or not I should critique it at all, but as those reservations are part of the review I’ll save them for the moment.
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Style Guides, Mood Boards, And Style Tiles: 3 Tools To Keep Design Projects On Track

How do you begin the process of communication and collaboration with your clients? Do you send them wireframes? Complete and polished design comps from Photoshop or Fireworks? Often the first visuals you send can set the tone for everything that follows.
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Design Critique: Josh Dick’s Portfolio Site

What’s the best way to present your personal site and the portfolio of projects you’ve worked on? Is there a right way? Probably not, but today I’m going to look at how one person designed such a site and offer my thoughts and opinions about what works and what could be improved.
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Design Critique: Cantigas

How would you design a site for a Latino Chorus? What colors would you use? How would you set the type? How would you capture the essence of the chorus and encourage people to see them live?
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Design Critique: Barton Web Designs

A couple of weeks ago I talked about the value in critiquing the work of others in order to learn about and improve your own work. As part of that post I offered to critique a few designs following an exercise I learned a few years ago through a writing class. Ideally these critiques will provide an example for how the exercise works.
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