How to redesign the Twitter user interface (UI)

Twitter UI redesign: After using Twitter for the last several months, it seems like their user interface is out of sync with how I want to use their data. As I was waiting for dinner to cook last night I spent a few minutes thinking about the Twitter user interface (UI) and how I might redesign it. Here are my thoughts.

The current Twitter web interface

The things the Twitter web interface does well currently are:

Evolution of a website design

Website design: A look at the evolution of a website design.

I haven't designed or re-designed a website in about a year now, so it was a fun, and hopefully interesting exercise that I'd like to share here with a few words, but mostly images.

In the beginning, there was a website named One Man's Alaska (my blog about living in Alaska), and it looked like this: