Lars Damgaard
strategic user experience designer
August 14th 2014

Recommended: The New York Times Cooking

Earlier this year, The New York Times launched their beta version of The New York Times Cooking, which is a vast collection of food recipes. Nytimes cooking

It is the most impressive piece of user experience design I have seen in a long time. The visual design is stunning and the responsive solution provides a fantastic user experience across multiple screen sizes.

Go and see for yourself.

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