Why use Adobe Illustrator for “user centered web systems”

AREA 17 makes it pretty clear why. This article is packed with tips and screenshots that will make sure you are pixel perfect. Fireworks was as good maybe even better until it became unsupported. That’s right I said it, Fireworks.

The Pixel School is a design methodology created by Arnaud Mercier (May 10, 1972 – September 26, 2011) and formalized by AREA 17. It is a defined way of working that has great impact on the final product. It consists of a set of design principles and the techniques to achieve them.

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Pens Down – Adobe Comp is fun and functional

Sketching has always been an important part my team’s creative process at clevermethod. Therefore, when tasked with adding a new page to the ever growing ninjakitchen.com website my colleagues and I decided to quickly sketch out how to move forward and regroup. After completing the first sketch Brian, the account manager on the project, asked if he could draw on my original legal sized sketch to share his ideas and provide feedback. I hesitated and scanned it with my phone first.

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