A 9-step Web Design Process.

This is for the module Website Design Project.

We'll be fleshing this out as we go along; here it is as it stands.

- Note - at every step, consider every other step.

+ 1. Requirements

- Goal
- Audience
- Brief

+ 2. Information Structure

- map
+ test
- scatter index cards
- categories are arbitrary and cultural
- which groupings emerge?
+ build framework
- skeleton in html
- every page, every link
- keep the code consistent

+ 3. Concept, Look & Feel

- brainstorm
- thumbnail
+ create
- test for cross-platform operation

+ 4. Interface Design

- conceive
- sketch
- build
- test

+ 5. Information Design

- create sample layouts
- implement templates

- 6. Build

- 7. Build

+ 8. Test

- 9. Refine