Web design is quite complex and challenging, but with the development of the internet and technology, web design nowadays is more than ever. Therefore, becoming a web designer has become the main trend among young designers.
Today, I will guide you about how to learn web design step by step at home briefly.
Do you know what web design is?
Visual+interaction=web design core
Many young designers often misunderstand the concept of web design, understanding web design as a web developer, not about coding, and front-end development. Obviously, you should know some coding dialects (HTML, CSS, Java), however, you can’t get yourself somewhere down in front-end development, this isn’t the core of website design. Web design is meant to solve communication problems between users and web page information.
Web design skills young designer should master
- To learn the layout design
- To learn the color principles
- To master the basic knowledge of interaction design
- Need to dominate the PS and other web UI mockup tool
- Understand the basic coding language(HTML, CSS)
- Familiar with company products and user groups
- At least, master one of the front-end coding software, I would like to advise Dreamweaver coding editor software
- Know about the SEO
Five elements of web design
How to learn web design at Home
A post contains all the information, so here you have to introduce some learning websites to guide you step and step.
Web design learning books：
- HTML and CSS: Design and Build Websites
- Learning Web Design: A Beginner’s Guide
- Learning How to Make Web Pages Functional
- Designing with Web Standards
Web design online learning courses：
Web design blogs：
- Smashing Magazine
- Mockplus blog
- Webdesigner Depot
- WEB DESIGN LIBRARY
- Hacking UI
- To learn the basic coding language：HTML and CSS with simple language to teach you.
- Google Code University
- Another coding learning website which is developed by a Google developer.
- Code Avengers
I love designing websites because it is like a big adventure that allows you to participate in their coding challenge program and bug hunting and online coding courses.
Don’t Fear the Internet
Conclusion: How to Learn Web Designing step by step
No matter what position you are in, you will not be able to achieve your goal unless you try to teach. If you want to know how to learn web design at home, then above you need to know this. Stop wasting your time on Facebook or Twitter to find answers. You can create your design circle there, but you cannot be a web designer with tooling around it. Best of luck