Effective Web Design, Why a Unique Layout - Usability? "Unique web designers and web designs may not be as common as your typical layout, but there are a good number of them present on the web today. However, the issue with many of these websites is the inability to mix functionality with an attention-grabbing design." Some beginner tips about web design techniques as well as processes. It was a good read for me Effective Web Design, Why a Unique Layout - Navigation? They go through a couple other ideas here, I always find it interesting to read web designers blogs. They seem pretty down to earth.