Where Does This Design Succeed And Fail?

It’s hard enough offering objective and useful criticism to a a fellow designer. Imagine trying to remain objective about your own work. I’ve been talking about the redesign of this site for awhile now and walking you through the thought process for many of my decisions. It’s time to wrap up the series and I thought why not conclude with a critique of my design.
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Design Critique: La Tapisserie Au Point

Just when you think you’re out, they pull you back in. I had thought last week’s design critique would be the last I’d do for awhile. However, at the end of that post I again made the offer to review more and late last week I received a request.
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Design Critique: Recipes Next

When I made the offer to critique a few sites, one of the first requests was from someone at HadNow for a couple of sites the company had developed. Until now I’ve been reviewing sites in the order the request came in. This one I saved for last. I had some reservations about whether or not I should critique it at all, but as those reservations are part of the review I’ll save them for the moment.
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Design Critique: Josh Dick’s Portfolio Site

What’s the best way to present your personal site and the portfolio of projects you’ve worked on? Is there a right way? Probably not, but today I’m going to look at how one person designed such a site and offer my thoughts and opinions about what works and what could be improved.
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Design Critique: Cantigas

How would you design a site for a Latino Chorus? What colors would you use? How would you set the type? How would you capture the essence of the chorus and encourage people to see them live?
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