An excellent case study of designing for the Web. Most often web designs start with a let’s-make-something-pretty concept instead of first realizing what is the content, the desired features and which are the user actions we want to “provoke”, and the developing a design to accommodate these elements.
UX Exchange is a Q&A site in the Stack Exchange SE family of websites, the most famous of which you probably know: Stack Overflow. Every SE site has its own look and feel, and as the UX site is getting close to graduating from beta, a new design was in order.
Full article: Designing UX Exchange.