Clear information architecture (IA) is paramount to any project involving website design.
A usable usability test
Tools aren't as important as answering one very important question: the important thing to find out is "What do we want to know?"
Are you solving a problem or just designing a page?
I've decided that for me, UX design is a MMOG, not Solitaire. I'm going to treat it as such.
Getting hacked made me feel like a teenager: "WAAAH you just don't understand how HARD life is!!" >.<
…lol brb SNOWSTORM. No gallery visit.