Is August the Month of Redesigning?
By on August 28th, 2008

Well August has been a pretty busy month for most of the top blogs, with their designing teams working on newer designs that would make user navigation and interaction very easy. The surprising part though was that many of the top blogs chose their redesigns to live in month of August.

Here are few of the top blogs that got redesigned in August.

Lifehacker

Lifehacker one of our favorite productivity blogs, had a redesign done de-cluttering the top navigation and many other new features.

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Official Announcement from Lifehacker


TechCrunch

TechCrunch, one of the most read blog got a very good redesign done, the new design had a simple look and loads much faster.

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Official Announcement from TechCrunch

CNET Download.com

The most popular resource for downloads went for a redesign too, making changes for easier navigation.

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Official Announcement from CNET Download.com

Softpedia.com

On the heels of Download.com, Softpedia too launched a new design, the colors and navigation look pretty good.

softpedia-redesigned

Could not find the official announcement for this, if anyone has the link please let us know, we will update this post.

Labnol Digital Inspiration

Labnol.org one of our favorite technology blog managed by Amit Agarval went in for a total re-design too.

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Official Announcement from Labnol Digital Inspiration

So as you see August definitely saw a lot of top sites redesigning. What do you think about the new designs? Are they better? Do they make navigation simpler? Or would you want these blogs/websites to stick to their old design? Do share your views with us.

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  • http://www.thewwwblog.com/ Chetan

    Ha ha this topic was running in my mind and you actually posted it ;)
    I too changed the design of most of my blogs in the past couple of days, and see no reason for that.. And its strange to see many big sites being redesigned.

    Is it for just creating some buzz?

  • http://techstyro.blogspot.com/ himanshu

    yes you are right….even I and my friends have undergone changes in their websites

  • http://www.techspikes.com/ Narayanan Hariharan

    LOL! Even my blog got a redesign in August :D Guess it’s a month of redesigns!

 
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