What I’d Tell My Younger Self About Learning Web Design

I can still remember how much there was learn when I first set out to be a web designer and front end developer. I didn’t and don’t mind learning, but there was a lot to learn just to reach the minimum requirements to create a website. The time to learn the necessary skills would be measured in years.

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Does Your Age Determine How Well You Can Design And Develop Websites?

Is it possible that web design and web development are careers for the young and those of us past a certain age might as well get out because we’ve probably gone as far as we can go?

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Opinionated Design — Make More Decisions And Leave Fewer Options

What does it mean for a design to have an opinion? How about a design that doesn’t have one? Is either better than the other? Always or only under some circumstances? If a design has an opinion, where did it come from?

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You Don’t Need To Learn Each And Every New Thing

Does the rapid pace of change in web design and development concern you? Do you sometimes feel like you’re far behind everyone else? Do you ever worry how you’ll keep up and what might happen to your career if you don’t?

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The Perception That Design Is How Something Looks

Ask any designer and they’ll tell you design is more than how something looks. For many non-designers though, how a thing looks is design. Nothing else, just the look. It’s a common perception designers have tried to change for years and it often feels like a losing battle.

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