The new Teen Events design work refreshes the website with a classier and less clunky look and feel, surfaces recently-added site functionality, and groups similar navigation routes together for clarity. And it’s bloody fantastic. Here’s a look at the first-draft which is currently being tweaked. Comments on Twitter if you’ve got them.
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I found the designer Oliver Lisher on Dribbble – his use of colour, illustatration and typography are fantastic, he’s scary fast, and realistic when it comes to fees. Highly recommended. If you’re in a similar situation to me and need some great work with a limited budget, get in touch and tell him I sent you.
Update 22/11/2012: The labelling throughout the Teen Events wireframe and notes on this page were updated to be consistent with this post. Some of the more complicated technical build work was removed.
…And this is what it looks like. Sort of. I created these wireframes which bring the concept of Teen Events more vividly to life. These first-iteration wireframes were pulled together in a couple of hours and will be used to explain the idea to people who don’t like lots of words. For me wireframes are about starting to make something in the browser that looks *sort of* like what I’m trying to make, another step to the end goal. And importantly, they illuminate early on any potential issues around user journeys, or indeed the concept not working at all, which is even more important when you consider this is a new platform rather than an established one with user expectations around how it should work.