Web design and the quality/features of Web sites have certainly come a long way over the last 25 years.
AmeriCommerce has put together an excellent infographic on the evolution of Web design:
“During the 25 years since the Internet entered our lives, change has been the only constant. And nowhere has that trend of ongoing change been more evident than in the world of Web design. We all know how important great design is today, but what did Web design look like in 1990? How has it changed over the years? And what can we expect to happen in coming years? We take a look at the history of Web design in our latest infographic.”