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Using Invision to Create a Prototype

l Gentle reader, I missed two days in my 30 day blogging challenge! Client work takes precedence, then sleep and health. I am back today with a design-focused post. Be back tomorrow! I recently wrote a post about Shiny Object Syndrome. I am very tempted by the latest and greatest .. technology, app, device, tool. I like to be close to the cutting edge. This has led me to try a few different strategies for creating a website prototype designs both for my own design process, as well as for presenting to clients. The most traditional way to design and then develop a WordPress website is to create a Photoshop file, with many layers and styles, which can then be used to present a PDF or jpg to show a client, and then given to a developer as a PSD file. The developer then takes the layers, styles and assets to guide them in recreating the design in css, html, php and javascript … in a custom theme for WordPress. Design Software I do not love Photoshop as a program, but it has its place in the design process and is the standard for many web designers. Other programs, like…

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