Hyperkitty UI overview and list directory ideas

I emailed Aurélien early this week to see if I could help with HyperKitty. He said he would appreciate a UI review for mistakes and some help with icons too. Since it has been a very long while since I’ve been involved with HyperKitty, and a few months since I checked out the HyperKitty test server, I decided to do a review of sorts of the whole UI, check out how it works now, and brainstorm some ideas to make it better. Mapping Out the UI So first I clicked like a maniac and got a feel for the overall site structure. Then I drew up a site map to document the structure: Thinking through the design as I was clicking through it, I noticed a two major-ish features that I thought would make the app better: There aren’t user profiles. Each thread shows a list of the people involved in it as well as who wrote each individual post (of course.) This seems like a bit of a missed opportunity though. One of the strengths having a web app on top of the mailing list would allow in improving list communication is a bit more intelligence / smarts about …