American Academy of Arts & Sciences

An expansive new web presence for the American Academy of Arts & Sciences champions the tenets of scholarship and civil dialogue to a wider audience.

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The new design anticipates user patterns to produce a meaningful and intuitive experience. Topic-driven navigation, related content fields, and a tight information architecture work together to reduce friction for users.


Modular, easy-to-author project pages position the range of the Academy’s scholarly body of work—from arts and humanities to global affairs—in a logistical and discoverable way.

The American Academy of Arts & Sciences website design received gold in the W3 awards.

User research, information architecture, user testing, visual design, Drupal implementation, art direction