Colin Green: Portland Copywriter, Publisher


My back­ground includes infor­ma­tion design in many man­i­fes­ta­tions: Web sites and sub-sites (Inter­net and intranet); tax­onomies; indices; tech­ni­cal man­u­als; style guides; direc­to­ry struc­tures; SEO; and so on.

My information design projects, though greatly varied, share a common thread: a focus on the user. A print manual, every bit as much as a Web site, needs to be designed in a way that makes possible the quick access to what the user is looking for. Ergo: indexing a manual is akin to indexing a Web site, they share a common goal, usability.

I am familiar with, and have worked on, usability studies, designing directly from the test results. My writing is likewise founded in a focus on the audience. That's the keystone.