It’s hard to believe that web design has been a popular profession for nearly two decades. The days of awful designs such as the old compuserve.com website (which, incidentally, isn’t a whole lot better today) are not completely behind us; there are still plenty of terrible designs out there. Still, it’s better now than it was. At least we don’t have to design webpages that can load on dialup internet connections.
In this infographic by Web Design Degree Center, we see the humble beginnings in the mid-90s explode into a robust industry with tools and strategies galore to keep designers busy and always working.
2 Replies to “#Infographic: 17 years of web design”
1996-1999: Ignored user experience? Anybody read Jared Spool? Web design may have been new, but designers have been thinking about user experience since before there was a web.
P.S. Love the browser use graph. I laughed and groaned.
2013: Highly curated and limited NAGIVATION?