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Sharlene King - InDesign & Websites: A Compendium of Reasons It Works

  • Feb 27, 2013 · 6:30 PM

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InDesign & Websites: A Compendium of Reasons it Works
presented by Sharlene King

As an industry, we fall into habits like relying on software that may be antiquated. Responsive websites are evolving from rare into standard. The platforms users have to choose is ever-increasing in variety. The way we interact with a website today is different tomorrow.

We need to reconsider our software for its strengths and weaknesses rather than rely upon what’s familiar for the sake of familiarity. As designers, we need to shake ourselves from habit and adapt. In this talk, we’ll cover reasons why you should use InDesign for web design, how to calmly explain your conversion to a developer, how to ensure your client doesn’t completely break down into pure panic, and other surefire ways to be the most interesting person in your office by being novel in your software choices. There might even be some talk about CS6 versus CS5.

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  • Denice S.

    Sharlene is extremely knowledgeable. I wish the program had been longer.

    February 28, 2013

  • SharleneKing

    In case anyone missed the URLs for the demo file and the presentation: or .../

    The demo file contains a working InDesign package with an example set-up. Feel free to use it as you like.

    2 · February 28, 2013

  • Steve S.

    Sharlene is using InDesign in a really intelligent way. It was a revelation to see that program answers a lot of ambiguous issues for developers inherent in Photoshop.

    February 28, 2013

  • Thomas B.

    Thanks to Sharlene's presentation I picked up some helpful tip to better organize files work with developers and archive my files. And thank you Sharlene for the demo files!

    February 28, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Thought the presentation was really interesting. Was disappointed in the ambiguous expectations of the crowd, though.

    February 28, 2013

  • gskudlarick

    Excellent presentation and amazing crowd!!

    February 27, 2013

  • Michael John B.

    Pretty broad topic - I think the presenter did a good job covering a lot of the material.

    February 27, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Great overview to an unusual approach! I was pleased.

    February 27, 2013

  • Ashley W.

    Ashley Wrobel

    February 27, 2013

  • Stephanie S.

    Stephanie Simpson

    February 27, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    M. Patrick Siren

    February 27, 2013

  • Russell

    Russell Beaver

    February 27, 2013

  • Meher

    I am a sales rep for an IT company and would love to know more about tje industry

    February 27, 2013

  • Qi

    Qi Gu

    February 27, 2013

  • Addy

    Full Name: Adelaide Anderson

    February 27, 2013

  • Pooja

    Pooja Seth Arora

    February 26, 2013

  • Pinaki S.

    Would love to hear back form UX thought leaders who would be interested in designing the experience and graphical interface for a ed-tech enterprise web app.

    February 26, 2013

  • Danny L.

    Dan Lopez and Ryan Abney

    February 26, 2013

  • Denice S.

    New to this group, found out about this on the 1871 website. I'm a writer and want to understand more about digital design.

    February 25, 2013

  • Nigel C.

    Nigel Caine

    February 24, 2013

  • Stanton C.

    Stanton Coville

    February 22, 2013

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    Irada Babayeva

    February 22, 2013

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    Cameron Garrett

    February 21, 2013

  • Victor

    Victor Fong

    February 17, 2013

  • Archana V.

    Archana Aravind

    February 11, 2013

  • Anne-Marie

    Wow! Great topic! Can't wait.

    January 25, 2013

  • Dennis K.

    With InDesign;s fluid layouts and the popularity of responsive web design, this is a very timely subject.

    January 23, 2013

  • Anjana

    Anjana Thirumalai

    January 17, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Looking forward to the meeting!

    January 13, 2013

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    January 1, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I will be there! Can we have it near the loop?!

    December 9, 2012

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    Full Name: Adelaide Anderson

    November 19, 2012

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    Tracey Harris

    September 11, 2012

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