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Defining mobile products

Mobile projects can be defined as either Native, Web or Browser. It is important to distinguish which one of these is required before creating visual direction. I like to explain it this way: Native An application built in a platform specific technology (e.g. Objective C, Java). These apps are provisioned via an app store, marketplace [&hellip


Planning

Planning is the most important part of any website, to fail to plan is to plan to fail. Planning needs to take on a certain format but every company is different. However this is my process: Planning starts with a site map for the front-end pages. This is the main plan for the outline of [&hellip


Accessibility – a simple guide

If you are designing for the web you need to be aware of the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA). This states that web sites be accessible to persons of visual and physical impairment. The following information and links should help Discrimination in relations to goods, facilities and access to services, is basically the whole point here. If someone [&hellip


Visual design

Visual design for websites can start with a simple sketch drawing, or roughly proportioned blocks in Photoshop, to gain a principal layout strategy.

Designers have different strategies on successfully designing a page. Mine starts out with a rough grid and container diagram.

The content will lean to a certain style of layout



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Defining mobile products

Mobile projects can be defined as either Native, Web or Browser. It is important to distinguish which one of these is required before creating visual direction. I like to explain it this way: Native An application built in a platform specific technology (e.g. Objective C, Java). These apps are provisioned via an app store, marketplace [&hellip


Planning

Planning is the most important part of any website, to fail to plan is to plan to fail. Planning needs to take on a certain format but every company is different. However this is my process: Planning starts with a site map for the front-end pages. This is the main plan for the outline of [&hellip


Accessibility – a simple guide

If you are designing for the web you need to be aware of the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA). This states that web sites be accessible to persons of visual and physical impairment. The following information and links should help Discrimination in relations to goods, facilities and access to services, is basically the whole point here. If someone [&hellip


Visual design

Visual design for websites can start with a simple sketch drawing, or roughly proportioned blocks in Photoshop, to gain a principal layout strategy.

Designers have different strategies on successfully designing a page. Mine starts out with a rough grid and container diagram.

The content will lean to a certain style of layout