Dark Brown site updates July 2022
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What is this? You are viewing one of our supplemental "Stories." In addition to our core design curriculum, we are constantly building out additional resources. Stories are a collection of real work tasks, design history, UX explorations, and work-throughs. Stories are often off-the-cuff and less concerned with production value.
Bryan Lee Brown is a composer in Los Angeles.
Here’s a little story about dealing with clients over the course of almost a decade. It’s a good example of smaller brochure-style sites without a lot of technical complexity … and just now much crap there is to deal with / if you make it that way-
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Get out a piece of paper – and follow along. Write down everything that’s happening and try and trace the steps Derek is taking. What is the path? What things are blocked? What things are avoided? What gets solved? What is blocked? This will be a good exercise. Do it! And then show it to us.
Figuring out what we have to work with
Are these things in Git repos? Do we have passwords? Where did things leave off? Are things connected? How? How can we get this thing manageable again ASAP?