Your site is not a clown car. Decide what is most important and do that. Adding stuff doesn’t fix what’s broken below.
(speaking at WordCamp San Francisco)
The trick to good design is to keep chipping away everything that doesn’t resemble. I learned that from a Norwegian sculptor.
I love mockups… Even if they don’t get used it’s a great way to think about things.
~ Tammie Lister on Mockups in conversation regarding Featured Content UI for WordPress.