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Design for Neckbeards: How to get started if you have a great, ugly idea

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"Design for Neckbeards" would be a meetup focused on design principles with the greatest value for non-experts. We don't want to learn color theory or typography; once we start generating revenue, we'll be able to afford someone with that experience. What we want is a set of rules-of-thumb for design to get us launched.

Unstructured notes:
- Rule of thirds
- HSV color wheel (https://kuler.adobe.c...­)
- Cedric might be able to lead a discussion
- Examples of good design: Path and Flipboard
- Deep.app (http://www.ironicsoft...­)
- Talk to potential customers, show them sample designs and ask for feedback (paneling)
- Pick a good color and play with saturation to build a pallette
- What are some general color "moods"?
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