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Foundation Fireworks CS4 by Hugh Griffith, Matthew Keefe, Chuck Mallott, Matt Heerema, Craig Erskine, Grant Hinkson

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12.5. Phase 5: Putting all the pieces together: The design composition

Once element placement, a grid system, visual hierarchies, color palettes, and typography have been settled upon, it's time to pull out the stops and decorate your gray frames! Time to break conventions(except useful ones), hide your grid, erase your outlines, wow your neighbors, and create the next masterpiece that will be featured on CSS Beauty (www.cssbeauty.com/)! Now you'll combine all the expertise you have and all the techniques we've discussed thus far in the book and put together a final design composition based on decisions made in the previous phases.

12.5.1. Design example

To start with, we typically save a duplicate copy of our gray frame document and use that ...

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