Interesting design talk
Use Verdana on websites.
At least 14pt size (12 for Verdana)
Paragraphs should not be wider than 60 characters.
line height 1.5 for paragraphs
line height 1.1 for headings
Concept: Try and keep everything to a multiple of 6.
Shadows must be soft. (and a little bluish)
Text color: Use a darker color of your background color.
If text is on a colored box make text the same color as the original background.