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Android™ User Interface Design: Turning Ideas and Sketches into Beautifully Designed Apps by Ian G. Clifton

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Chapter 7. Finalizing the Design

Now that you have completed wireframes and prototypes, you should have a good foundational knowledge upon which to build your designs. Good graphical design is a combination of art and science, understanding how to make something both beautiful and functional. Even if you’re a developer reading this book who will have a designer handle creating comps, slices, and assets, it is very beneficial to understand the basics of what goes into a good design, and that is the focus of this chapter. There is countless more knowledge that aids in graphical design, such as color theory and typography, but this chapter serves to give you the basic understanding of what elements must be considered with a design and how to approach ...

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