Everyday Information Architecture: Auditing for Structure

Just as we need to understand our content before we can recategorize it, we need to understand the system before we try to rebuild it. Enter the structural audit: a review of the site focused solely on its menus, links, flows, and hierarchies. I know you thought we were done with audits back in Chapter 2, but hear me out! Structural audits have an important and singular purpose: to help us build a new sitemap. This isn’t about recreating the intended sitemap—no, this is about experiencing the site the way users experience it. This audit is meant to track and record the structure of the site as it really works. Setting up the template First, we’re gonna need another spreadsheet. …

Emma Chamberlain Stars on Allure’s June/July 2020 Cover

Michelle Lee certainly has her finger on the pulse when it comes to picking cover subjects for Allure. She made history at the start of 2020 with a Billy Porter cover, gave us the Dixie Chicks for April and welcomed South Korean pop sensation Jihyo just last month. Now YouTube superstar Emma Chamberlain makes her debut on the beauty-focused magazine wearing Louis Vuitton courtesy of Leah Adicoff for Allure’s June/July cover captured by photographer Lindsay Ellary. IMAGE: ALLURE.COM The outcome failed to hit the spot for our forum members, however. “That’s the look we all had on our faces when we were told to stay at home,” pointed out an unimpressed Yohji. “That is one ugly cover,” called out jal718. “Why …

Fine & Proficient: Rapper Phor Strips It All The Way Down In Video For “Comfy” [Video]

Source: Courtesy / @SugarMilk This is a vibe. #BlackInkChicago Star Phor has been manifesting his dream music career over the last few years in front of the eyes of VH1 viewers and ever since the multidimensional creative has been consistent in updating listeners with a plethora of bops. Today Phor has released the video for his song “Comfy” and we like it! “Comfy” is the second single Phor has released before his anticipated music project “Self Love” is set to be released this summer. In 2017, Phor released Butterfly, which delivered his biggest hit to date, “Chi-Town”, an ode to the city that raised him. The song has been played all over radio in Chi-Town and featured as the opening …

The Weeknd reschedules ‘After Hours’ tour to 2021

The Weeknd has officially rescheduled his world tour to begin in June 2021. The ‘After Hours’ tour was originally set to commence next month. Due to ongoing concerns and restrictions surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, the Canadian star has pushed back the tour a full year. The Weeknd announced the news via his Instagram page, offering a single-sentence caption: “See you when it’s safe.” READ MORE: The Weeknd ‘After Hours’ review – his most all-encompassing record to date is also an existential quandary The 64-date tour would have seen the singer bring his latest studio album, March’s ‘After Hours,’ to cities in the United States, the United Kingdom, Europe and his native Canada. New Orleans is the only date to be cancelled. …