Email design is a tricky thing to do. There are many more limitations with it than there is for web design or mobile design.
2014 has been the year that I’ve learned a lot about UI/UX and design principles. It’s been a very busy year for my growth as a designer and I plan to keep on top of that this year so I can deliver the best possible work I can.
I’ve compiled a list of what I have learned over the past year working in a design agency.
1. Mobile first / Responsive Design
When designing for multiple platforms over the past year I’ve come to the realisation that everyone wants a mobile first approach to their website. Meaning the best way to achieve this is to make sure everything works in a responsive grid with the correct margins, widths, paddings etc.
When I first started designing websites & UI, I was clueless as to what I was doing. So I started reading books and then I began researching to see what other more experienced designers were doing. I started mimicking their designs for practise, and to get the hang of what it was like to design for multiple screen resolutions.
A few weeks back I went to my first with Ladies Who Code. It was a very enjoyable experience. I had the chance to put my head together with a bunch of developers and come up with an idea, develop it and execute it. We ended up making a website that allows you to see if an area is safe for Read More