The Australian Financial Review has introduced a new homepage that delivers a modern, clean design that it says “better presents the comprehensive news coverage our readers expect”. The new web design of the Fairfax Media title will include an easily accessible current news section, with added context on the homepage to keep readers informed at...
The new web design of the Fairfax Media title will include an easily accessible current news section, with added context on the homepage to keep readers informed at a glance. The AFR also has included greater web navigation tools, including zoom for sight-impaired users.
In an email to subscribers, the masthead said: “The Financial Review reader is busy and discerning. Details matter. The new homepage uses finely-tuned structural design and typography to lift the bar on clarity, legibility and visual comfort”.
There has also been a greater emphasis put on some of the masthead’s popular sections Street Talk, Chanticleer, Rear Window, making them more easily accessible from home.
The homepage will also make it easier to access various opinion and cartoons.
Fairfax is currently in the process of redesigning its masthead websites, with the Brisbane Times changing its layout in August and The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age to follow soon.