Everyone wants a well-designed Web site. But what, exactly, makes a Web site well-designed? Conversations on the subject often plunge into a dialogue akin to Who’s on First:
Q: Say, what’s the key to Web design?
A: Usability. It’s gotta be functional, man.
Q: Yeah sure, but what makes a Web site functional?
A. Jesus! You’re dense. It just means that it’s easy to use.
Interesting read and has some useful pointers for developing interfaces.