Getting Inspired: Web-Design Ideas


In This Chapter

arrow Developing design options for a client

arrow Gathering materials to inform your designs

arrow Looking at best-of-breed websites for design inspiration

arrow Designing a mobile-friendly version of your website

After a lot of planning, assembling a sitemap, and brushing up on a host of web-graphic design issues (everything from designing above the fold line to using type and color effectively), the next step is to put everything you know to good use and create a series of design options, or comps, that you can present to a client. As discussed in the previous chapter, comps are mockups that show what the proposed website will look like when completed. You must gain approval on these comps from the client before you begin building the site in HTML and investing in various technologies that the site will require. Because creating strong designs ...

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