The Web Design Group

Style Guides

Designing for Multiple Browsers Without Being Bland
An excellent article that discusses designing attractive sites without losing accessibility.
Hints for Web Authors
Discusses portability issues while evaluating the effects of proprietary markup.
Guidelines on alt texts in img elements
Extensive discussion on writing good alternative text for images.
Alertbox: Jakob Nielsen's Column on Web Usability
A regular article focusing on Web usability issues, from an author's and user's standpoint.
All Things Web
A nice collection of articles emphasizing usable, reader-friendly authoring.
Dangerous Words
Words and phrases that should usually be avoided in cool Web pages. Check it out!
HTML <IMG ...> tag ALT attributes
Suggestions for using ALT attributes properly.
Composing Good HTML
Addresses style issues at both the document and site levels.
Do's and Don'ts of Web Design
Short list of do's and don'ts, including links to real-world examples.
Tsutsumi - The Art of Giftwrapping the Web
Japanese philosophy applied to the creation of web applications.