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Express.co.uk about to redesign: sneak preview

June 25, 2009 3 Comments

The express website is about to have a redesign. You can see it here. Here's a screenshot. They also seem to be moving URL from dailyexpress.co.uk to express.co.uk.

It doesn't seem that much better to me ... a bit like they've tried to bodge the BBC home page into their ghastly colour scheme. And I'm not sure they've thought it through - they're truncating intros in the featured story box like this: "A COUNCIL which was criticised after banning home ba ...". ba what?!?

The new look express

The new look express

I lack the time and energy to go into it right now. But it's pretty awful when you look at the detail. There is so much copy sliced off by the right of the boxes for a start. They can't think this is good can they?

Also, someone better explain about accessibility to them soon. This is how it looks with javascript turned off - there's nothing there!

Javascript off: nothing there!

Javascript off: nothing there!

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