Fruity Cone: the Food Trailer of the Future

During Aquent Gymnasium's Coding for Designers, the instructor often encouraged us to expand on and practice ideas presented in the class. One assignment was to code the home page for a restaurant website based on a Photoshop comp. Not only did we practice creating pixel perfect CSS, we also learned and experimented with Twitter Bootstrap and Google Web Fonts.

The extra credit assignment for this assignment was to invent our own restaurant and design a Photoshop comp for the desktop version of the home page. Then we had to code the website utilizing Twitter Bootstrap and Google Fonts.

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The Skeleton

Every design needs a first draft. Three is even better! Brainstorming different ideas gives you several advantages over just charging down the first path you think of:

  1. The first idea is probably not going to be the best idea.
  2. By having several ideas, your ego is not wrapped up in one specific idea. You'll feel free to critique any particular design more, thus improving it.
  3. You can compare and contrast the different designs. And you can mix and match parts from each.
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