AIGA Experience Design
A specialist community site for experience design professionals, eg. web, digital media, usability, etc. Not a huge amount of content, but most of it quite good and accessible.
A UK-based community site for e-consultants of all types, with a big database of e-business white papers and some juicy discussion forums.
Comprehensive, frequently-updated listing of sites covering usability and HCI issues.
Former 'enfant terrible' of the new wave digital design consultancies. Razorfish managed to be both global and glamorous prior to the dotbomb of 2001 - now slimmer and more grown-up.
One of the new global (including Sydney) monster firms in the web/e-business development arena.
SIGCHI - Special Interest Group on Computer-Human-Interaction
Gateway to a vast array of online and offline resources, including the major HCI academic and professional conference worldwide. For serious professionals only, because it's way too detailed for a casual read.
A webzine for interaction designers, with lots and lots of papers and discussions on all aspects of interaction design. Not for the casual browser, very useful for the exceptionally committed.
Site of Jakob Nielsen, tireless crusader for a usable web. While many usability/HCI professionals tend to cringe when Jakob is mentioned (because he is well-known, outspoken, and not always right), he is definitely worth a read if you are interested in usability
AGDA – the professional platform for design excellence
AGDA is the industry authority on all matters pertaining to Graphic Design and is available for comment on industry issues. Formed in 1988 to facilitate the advancement of Australian graphic design, AGDA is recognised as the peak professional body representing graphic design in this country.
As the profession’s industry authority AGDA is available for comment on design issues of public and corporate interest and is uniquely equipped to present the concerns of the industry in a balanced and objective manner.
Media bodies and other interested parties can contact the Association via the AGDA website at our National contact page