27 May '15, 12am

How lawn care relates to product design

It’s easy to quickly mow your lawn and believe you’re finished. In reality you’re only about 70% done: there are trimmings everywhere and the edges look like a patchy uneven fence. All you need is a little more work and attention to detail and you’re left with a well-groomed lawn. The things that make a great lawn are trimmed edges, clean even lines and a driveway free of clippings. You can find similar aspects while designing an interface for applications. It’s those details and care that take a lawn, and app, from being ok to something great. Firing up the mower You start the mower and take the height down across your lawn. You’re working in broad strokes to get something down and you’re not worry about the tiny details. You nail down the UX, layout, and hierarchy. Once defined, you can start to work down to the smaller details. Trimming the edges Take out the trimmer an...

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