A listing of notable standards-oriented redesigns. Note that I don't insist on perfect validation to include a site; demonstration of significant intent is generally enough.
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|Old news for nerds: standards matter.
|Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
|Web site, consider thyself healed!
|Cleveland Public Library
|A hometown institution makes good. (No, I wasn't involved.)
|Alternative content, mainstream web design practices.
|Colorized for the masses, standardized for you.
|A great design with a great foundation.
|Cleaning up their own site markup and hard drives everywhere.
|Rock on! But in a sensitive, standards-based way.
|This just in: standards-oriented design continues to speed sites, increase intelligence. Bonzer!
|Nice design, decent markup. Somebday ought to put this one in a CSS vault.
|First the microsoft.com home page, and now MSN. What next?
|Standards-oriented design: not a hard choice at all.
|10 Downing Street
|Never have so many been served with so much by so few bytes.
|The Scottish Borders Council
|An interesting layout, especially for a government site. Remember: if it isn't Scottish, it's crap!
|San Francisco Examiner
|Extra! Extra! Read all about it!
|Managing content is always easier when there's more content than there is markup.
|This just in: standards-oriented design speeds sites, increases intelligence. Film at 11.
|Disney Store UK
|A beauty of a site, both on the surface and underneath the hood.
|I think we just got closer to one day seeing 'CSS: The Movie'.
|Kansas City Chiefs
|Happy Cog kicks off another great standards-oriented design.
|A great design for a site supporting a great cause.
|C'mon, as if I could resist linking to a redesign of a Mac-centric site.
|The body lines are clean, but what's under the hood is far more impressive.
|Combine Adaptive Path's work with Tantek Çelik's technical savvy and this is what you get.
|The Mono Project
|A clean design and the hope of standards support in a .NET context. Glee!
|The future called; it said this is pretty much how sites ought to be made.
|Loads twice as fast now; maybe it should be called Speed Zone.
|Biting the hand that feeds IT while kissing off bloated markup.
|Scott Polar Research Institute
|The SPRI: chillin' with standards.
|East Sussex County Council
|Will smaller page size lead to smaller government?
|W. Frank Steely Library
|Cross-referenced under "accessible," "efficient," and "valid XHTML 1.1."
|University of Florida
|An institute of higher learning with a site of a higher caliber.
|California Voter Foundation
|Bright, bold, and balloty.
|Elegant and lovely.
|You've got standards!
|After the redesign of the SprintPCS site, this seemed almost inevitable.
|Democratic National Committee
|Love 'em or hate 'em, they do have a standards-oriented site. Very forward-thinking.
|Sterling work from Todd Dominey.
|Now all they need is a Web-enabled phone that reports itself as being a handheld device.
|I'm proud to have a played a role in this one.
|Doug Bowman puts another site on the right path.
|More standards goodness from Dan Cederholm.
|Maybe now the "Fast" part refers to the speed at which their pages load.
|A leading chip maker takes a leading role in design.
|Doug Bowman rocks the house and makes Wired jump again.