Clandestine Photoshop

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June 18, 2014

Clandestine Photoshop

First given at Smashing Conf NYC 2014

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Dan Rose

June 18, 2014
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  1. Clandestine Photoshop

  2. flickr.com/photos/chrisjones/2948043424

  3. flickr.com/photos/chrisjones/2948043424

  4. flickr.com/photos/n0wak/5948462884

  5. flickr.com/photos/wareinholgado/84863494

  6. flickr.com/photos/wareinholgado/84863494 flickr.com/photos/nannydaddy/106542919

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  8. wired.com THE AUDIOPHILE

  9. flickr.com/photos/merlijnhoek/3071117314 THE DISC JOCKEY

  10. Ps Fw

  11. Can Photoshop survive this moment of unpopularity?

  12. THIS IS A TALK A B O U T TOOLS*

    flickr.com/photos/75905404@N00/7126146307
  13. HOW I DESIGNED A WEBSITE WITHOUT PHOTOSHOP (RE)ADOPTING THE DESIGN-IN-BROWSER

    APPROACH WHY ARE YOU DESIGNING SINGLE SCREENS? PSD-TO-HTML IS DEAD IS PHOTOSHOP DEAD? KILL PHOTOSHOP HAS RESPONSIVE WEB DESIGN KILLED PHOTOSHOP FOR WEB DESIGNERS? 8 REASONS TO STOP USING PHOTOSHOP FOR WEB DESIGN
  14. PHOTOSHOPKILLER.COM

  15. 63% of designers still use Photoshop 
 for web design*

    *ACCORDING TO A POORLY CONTRIVED TWITTER POLL
  16. #HOTDRAMA

  17. flickr.com/photos/djmatsuda/3829349834

  18. flickr.com/photos/djmatsuda/3829349834 Vetting creativity becomes easier in mediums of direct manipulation.

  19. PHOTOSHOP

  20. HTML & CSS PHOTOSHOP

  21. Photoshop =! Embellishment

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  23. Revisiting the Full Page Comp

  24. DESIGNING FOR A SINGLE SCREEN LITTLE DIVERSITY IN TYPE RENDERING

    COMPLETE LACK OF INTERACTIVITY G O N N A H AV E T O MAKE IT TWICE OBSOLETE BECAUSE CSS IS CAPABLE CATERS TO PRESENTING THE BIG REVEAL
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  27. 69% of designers still make 
 full-page comps 70% 28%

  28. Don’t fight wanting to comp altogether, just adjust the scope.

  29. Clandestine Photoshop Adjusting Photoshop’s role from 
 the spotlight to

    behind the scenes
  30. “All this time, we’ve been trying to use it like

    a fountain pen and totally missed how great it is as a paint roller. You can use it really well to make some broad strokes.” DAN MALL
  31. Never has there been a more appropriate time to evaluate

    how you use your tools.
  32. Element Collages GOAL: DESIGN THE FEEL, ASK QUESTIONS

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  35. I don’t know. It just feels sophisticated. IS SOPHISTICATION RELATED

    TO A BUSINESS GOAL? We need to come across as credible & established. WHAT DREW YOU TO THIS VERSION?
  36. I like blue. WHAT DREW YOU TO THIS VERSION?

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  39. It feels too corporate. BOXED IN, COLD COLORS

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  47. High Fidelity Sketchpad GOAL: FIGHT BROWSER BLOCK

  48. So go deeper. Squander loose time on expanding your ideas,

    even if you’re sure they’re perfect or useless. Look closely at decisions you think are trivial. I guarantee you’ll find better solutions around the corner. CENNYDD BOWLES, LETTER TO A JUNIOR DESIGNER | bit.ly/1tef6QZ
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  54. PAGELAYERS.COM

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  57. Systems > Pages but we still need to consider what

    ties components together
  58. 4.bp.blogspot.com/

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  60. Our pieces will look like pieces unless we use broad

    strokes to connect them.
  61. Responsive Design Sameness flickr.com/photos/e3000/556926269

  62. PAUL LLOYD Design with the browser, but not in the

    browser.
  63. flickr.com/photos/75905404@N00/7126146307 Are you fitting your workflow to your tools or

    your tools to your workflow?
  64. flickr.com/photos/75905404@N00/7126146307 on adoption

  65. dan.rose@smashingmagazine.com

  66. thanks!