lib.ncsu.edu Notes from the redesign team

1Apr/10Off

Mega Dropdown Menus

The Web Redesign team has been creating wireframes for mega dropdown menus. Mega dropdowns are "big, two-dimensional drop-down panels [that] group navigation options to eliminate scrolling and use typography, icons, and tooltips to explain the user's choices" (Nielsen, 2009).  As we've been brainstorming the design of these menus, we're looking around at other sites for inspiration. What we're seeing are really innovative, compelling designs. Take a look: