‘design’ Videos

  • Jo Grey: Why Isn’t My Beautiful Website Enough?

    Jo Grey: Why Isn’t My Beautiful Website Enough?

    WordCamp Brisbane 2015Speaker: Jo Grey

    October 1, 2015 — 3 tips to help web designers get the right content from clients. Some easy-to-use sites designers can refer their clients to, such as building infographics, images for their blogs, and topic ideas.

    Jo will cover some of the following topics during her presentation:

    – Why a pretty website isn’t enough.
    – Providing content slows the web designer down.
    – Content generating ideas.
    – Content moving with the times – not static.
    – Clients start off strong, then fade when novelty of being a blogger fades.
    – Strategies and tips to help clients manage their content
    – Ways web designers can help get the right content the first time.
    – Repurposing existing content.
    – Engagement.
    – Personality in content.
    – Stories matter.

  • John Eckman: Design from the Content Out

    John Eckman: Design from the Content Out

    WordCamp Rhode Island 2015Speaker: John Eckman

    September 30, 2015 — “Content precedes design. Design in the absence of content is not design, it’s decoration.” – Jeffrey Zeldman We’ve all heard that content is king, yet when it comes to designing web experiences we’re still stuck with lorem ipsum and placeholder images, as though the real content didn’t matter. We’re still designing web experiences from the top down, starting with the desktop view of the homepage, even though they’re more likely to be experienced from the bottom up – starting with a content detail page on a mobile device. Designing from the content out means starting with atomic elements of content, and building a system of components and layouts based on the real structure of content.

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  • Mel Choyce: WordPress Design Trends

    Mel Choyce: WordPress Design Trends

    WordCamp Montréal 2015Speaker: Mel Choyce

    September 17, 2015 — What does the current WordPress design landscape look like? What are popular and upcoming design trends to look out for? We’ll take a look at the current WordPress design ecosystem and explore how it’s projected to change in the next year.

    Prerequisites:
    An interest in design! The talk is open to people of all levels of experience, but it’s going to be less of a lecture and more of a show-and-tell. It won’t teach you how to design, but it will give you a lot of examples of modern design built on and for WordPress and some of the really cool things WordPress can do.

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  • Matt Pusateri: A Design Survival Kit for Non-Designers

    Matt Pusateri: A Design Survival Kit for Non-Designers

    WordCamp Asheville 2015Speaker: Matt Pusateri

    September 12, 2015 — For many WordPress users and developers, design can be challenging, confusing, or frustrating. It’s just not their thing. This talk explains design fundamentals and provide quick, practical tips to help make WordPress sites more effective, usable, and professional-looking.

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  • Panel Discussion: Design

    Panel Discussion: Design

    WordCamp Asheville 2015Speakers: Dena Rutter, Katie Rotanz, Nick Romanos, Cliff Seal

    September 9, 2015 — Learn about current web trends, tools, and workflows from our panelists of expert designers and front-end developers.

  • Иван Рябов: Прототипирование веб-проектов

    Иван Рябов: Прототипирование веб-проектов

    WordCamp Russia 2015Speaker: Ivan Ryabov

    August 21, 2015 — В своем докладе Иван расскажет как правильно делать прототипы веб-сайтов. На что стоит обратить внимание прежде чем прототип попадет в руки дизайнеру. Расскажет о нюансах, которые могут сэкономить время разработки и стоимость проекта. Покажет интересные кейсы из собственной практики на примере интернет-магазинов.

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  • Анна Ладошкина: Онлайн кинотеатр для слабовидящих на WordPress: практика доступности

    Анна Ладошкина: Онлайн кинотеатр для слабовидящих на WordPress: практика доступности

    WordCamp Russia 2015Speaker: Anna Ladoshkina

    August 21, 2015 — Анна затронет тему доступности сайтов на WordPress для слабовидящей аудитории и поделится практическим опытом разработки подобного проекта в докладе «Онлайн-кинотеатр для слабовидящих на WordPress: практическая доступность».

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  • Дмитрий Майоров: Элементы типографики для новичков

    Дмитрий Майоров: Элементы типографики для новичков

    WordCamp Russia 2015Speaker: Dmitry Mayorov

    August 20, 2015 — Дмитрий расскажет о простых правилах типографики, которые лежат в основе хорошего сайта. Правилах, которые мало зависят от тенденций и трендов и будут также актуальны через много лет.

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  • Николай Миронов: Лэндинги на WordPress

    Николай Миронов: Лэндинги на WordPress

    WordCamp Russia 2015Speaker: Nikolay Mironov

    August 20, 2015 — Николай поделится своим опытом работы с посадочными страницами. В докладе он расскажет о том, чем WordPress отличается от других инструментов, различных подходах в процессе разработки, а также о существующих темах, плагинах и фреймворках для создания лендингов на WordPress.

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  • Mary Baum: Designing for Conversion

    Mary Baum: Designing for Conversion

    WordCamp Columbus 2015Speaker: Mary Baum

    August 17, 2015 — It’s easy to talk about designing for conversion until you decide you’re really going to do it. What design considerations really do matter for conversion? What’s the role of copy, given these two prevailing (and conflicting!) attitudes:
    1. Just make the BUY button big and add a picture of a baby. Nobody reads the copy anyway.
    Versus:
    2. Copy is everything! If someone really is in the market for your thing, they’ll read everything you have to say! (Just add a video of someone saying the exact same thing at the top, and use LOTS of subheads.)
    Take a look at these points of view and more, on the road to converting your lookers to buyers, one press of that blue button* at a time.

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