Why don’t you skip the download page and let content page link to the articles. I think it would simplify the design in a better way.
I’m not sure if you’ve seen a preview of the front-end work we’re doing for OMP 1.2, but it might give you a sense of what to expect for OMP 1.2:
We’ve done a fairly comprehensive rewrite of OMP’s front-end and I think you’ll find it’s a lot more usable. We’re working on closing the remaining issues and hope to release OMP 1.2 early this year.
Public Knowledge Project Team