Chapter 1

Introducing the Experience Design Workspace


check Exploring tools and menu items

check Creating your first screen

check Comparing Design versus Prototyping view

Adobe Experience Design (XD) is a high-fidelity prototyping tool used to demonstrate interactive application and website designs. In this chapter, you find out how to use XD’s UX design tools to create visual designs quickly using features such as repeat grid, symbols, layers, and more. Keep in mind that Adobe XD is in beta at time of print. The pace of the beta updates has typically implemented Mac updates ahead of the Windows version of XD. This variation will balance out as the product comes into the final stages, but you might notice that some of the screen captures in this minibook vary from your version of XD.

Adobe Experience Design is included in your Creative Cloud subscription. If you do not have it already installed, launch your Creative Cloud application and install it before trying to follow along with this minibook.

Understanding the Modern User Interface

Adobe Experience Design has been created from scratch with the user’s experience in mind. The UI is clean and simple. After you discover where your ...

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