modules work together to achieve that goal • understand the role of each module • look for the modules with similar function across other pages • group modules by function and improve the design as you go
thing, something is not right with it.* *Usually it means that the function of a module is too overloaded, too diluted, or not well understood. The inspiration for this tip came from a brilliant book by “How to Make Sense of any Mess” by Abby Covert.
goal – this makes it easier to understand the function of the modules. Then stay focused on the function all the way. • By naming a module you bring it into existence and shape its future. A good name is focused, memorable and embodies the function. A good name is the name people want to use. • Instead of describing styles individually try to define visual patterns and connections across the system.
ideas in this talk in different ways, for which I’m extremely grateful. I especially would like to thank: Gabor Vajda, FutureLearn Vitaly Friedman, Smashing Magazine Lucy Blackwell, FutureLearn Jusna Begum, FutureLearn Daniel Jackson and team, Eurostar Xavier Watkins and team, EBI Karen McGrane, karenmcgrane.com …and huge thanks to the FutureLearn team for their support!