The Essence of Design for Startups

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The essence of design from a startup perspective for non-designers. Presented at Startup Saturday Delhi 4 on 11 April, 2009.

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  • The Essence of Design for startups J Arun, Designer at SlideShare
  • Colour Theory Layouts Photoshop Web Standards Ty p o g ra p hy CSS
  • Colour Theory Layouts Photoshop What this is not about Web Standards Ty p o g ra p hy CSS
  • What is design?
  • Colours Balance Simplify on design Everybody has an opinion Whitespace Readability Fonts
  • Creating order out of chaos Alexander White
  • Design is not decoration
  • Do you want the people visiting this site to notice it?
  • Tell a story or generate some sort of action. But if the user notices the site, not the story, you've lost.
  • Think like a designer?
  • NO
  • Think like a user
  • Two questions to ask...
  • Better experience?
  • Better communication?
  • Experience Communication
  • Experience Communication
  • Experience Communication
  • Experience Communication
  • Experience Communication Needless to say
  • Experience Communication
  • Experience Communication
  • Experience Communication
  • Experience Communication
  • Experience Communication
  • Experience Communication
  • Experience Communication
  • Experience Communication
  • Communicating in tangible ways
  • Depicts 28,000 42-gallon barrels, the amount of of oil consumed in the United States every two minutes (equal to the ow of a medium-sized river). Running the Numbers An American Self-Portrait Chris Jordan
  • The number of dollars spent every hour by the US government on the war in Iraq (125,000 one-hundred dollar bills, that is, $12.5 million). Running the Numbers An American Self-Portrait Chris Jordan
  • Simplication
  • Thoughtfulness
  • Form vs Function?
  • Form vs Function
  • Form AND Function
  • Questions?
  • Shout outs Pankaj Jain Nikhil Ritesh Gurudatta Bhobe Startup Saturday Team
  • Presentation slides slideshare.com/simplyarun Elsewhere twitter.com/simplyarun simplyarun.deviantart.com simplyarun.com
  • Photo Credits, Attribution http://www.ickr.com/photos/seven13avenue/2080281038/ Seth Godin: http://sethgodin.typepad.com http://www.craigslist.com http://www.slideshare.com http://news.google.com http://video.google.com http://www.basecamphq.com http://www.vimeo.com Chris Jordan: http://www.chrisjordan.com Tube map: http://www.t.gov.uk http://www.ickr.com http://www.google.com/holidaylogos.html http://www.wordpress.org http://www.ickr.com/photos/declanjewell/3040249233/ http://www.istockphoto.com http://www.ickr.com/photos/zest-pk/923931403/