A Quick Guide to the Software You Need for Web Design
Every craft has a toolset. That’s why art school is so expensive. Each class requires different tools—$200 worth of pencils and charcoal for drawing; $400 worth of brushes, paint, canvas, wood, and staples for painting; and $600 worth of film, lenses, and chemicals for photography.
Print designers have tools, too. In addition to software like InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop, our desks are cluttered with X-Acto knives, spray adhesive, loupes, and other implements of creation. There’s no way around it—we’ll need these tools eventually.
You don’t need expensive software to transition from a print designer to a Web designer—at least, ...