Creating Flat Design Websites

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Learn
  • Get to grips with flat design and how you can create your own flat design projects
  • Discover how to create flat designs without losing any functionality or ease of use
  • Develop your HTML website using frameworks to save time
  • Plan and organize your website sections and content
  • Design the layout for a flat design website
  • Understand common flat design usability mistakes and how to avoid them
  • Use Designmodo Flat UI kit to enhance your flat design websites
  • Create your own Flat UI kit for future projects
About

Flat design is a simple yet visually appealing and increasingly popular style, particularly good for people just starting to develop their own websites. This book helps you to create a simple and good looking product in the flat design style.

Creating Flat Design Websites will cover the origins of flat design, its principles as a visual style, and how to start designing right away, always making sure that the interface designed doesn't suffer from usability problems. Learn to design and develop your flat website with external frameworks to save time and money in your project. The book also provides you with tips to avoid the usability mistakes that commonly accompany this style due to its simple look and elements, as well as how to start developing the look of your website in HTML and CSS. Finally, you will learn how you can create your own Flat UI kit to suit your needs.

Features
  • Learn what flat design is and how you can create your own flat design projects
  • Discover how to create flat designs without losing any functionality or ease of use
  • Learn how to develop your HTML website using frameworks to save time
  • Utilize Designmodo’s Flat UI kit and create one of your own
Page Count 112
Course Length 3 hours 21 minutes
ISBN 9781783980048
Date Of Publication 24 Apr 2014

Authors

António Pratas

António Pratas is a Portuguese designer living in London. He has an MSc in Multimedia Design and has been working as a designer since 2005. He has worked with advertising agencies and in design ateliers, including Euro RSCG (now Havas), Bürocratik, and Universidade de Coimbra. He has also co-founded a small design atelier and a web startup. He previously wrote articles for designmodo.com, webdesignerdepot.com, and awwwards.com.