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{
"name": "Design",
"description": "Visually communicate a message or action with text, images, and shapes.",
"steps": [
{
"name": "First learn design basics: Visual Principles, Grid Systems, Typography and Color",
"resources": [
{
"title": "Read 'Visual Grammar' for an introduction to visual principles of design",
"uri": "http://amzn.to/visual-grammar"
},
{
"title": "Read 'Grid Systems: Principles of Organizing Type' for an introduction to grid systems",
"uri": "http://amzn.to/grid-systems-principles"
},
{
"title": "Read 'Thinking with Type' for an introduction to Typography",
"uri": "http://amzn.to/thinking-with-type"
},
{
"title": "Read 'Understanding Color: An Introduction for Designers' for an inroduction to Color theory",
"uri": "http://amzn.com/0470381353"
}
],
"validations": [
"Have a basic understanding of visual principles",
"Use visual priciples in your design",
"Communicate visual design principles in your work and others",
"Create and use a simple grid within your work",
"Maintain a clear hierarchy within your work",
"Elements in your design are aligned to the grid and have relationships to the other elements in the design",
"Are able to properly set type within your work",
"Are able to choose an adequate typeface for the message in your design",
"You can assign colors to elements to add value to the message"
]
},
{
"name": "Dig deeper into each basic design topic",
"resources": [
{
"title": "Visit 'Visual Principles' on Learn to augment your learning on visual principles",
"uri": "https://learn.thoughtbot.com/visual-principles"
},
{
"title": "Visit 'Grid Systems' on Learn to augment your learning on grid systems",
"uri": "https://learn.thoughtbot.com/grids"
},
{
"title": "Visit 'Typography' on Learn to augment your learning on typography",
"uri": "https://learn.thoughtbot.com/typography"
}
]
},
{
"name": "Look into specific practices of design",
"resources": [
{
"title": "Visit 'Web Design' on Learn",
"uri": "https://learn.thoughtbot.com/web+design"
},
{
"title": "Visit 'Information Design' on Learn",
"uri": "https://learn.thoughtbot.com/information-design"
}
]
}
]
}
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