Quick and dirty design tips for pre-seed startups

For when you just need to get going...


Chris Kernaghan

This article focuses on:

Early Startup Owners

As a pre-seed startup, you’re probably trying to do a lot with limited resources. Design is an important part of your overall product strategy, but it’s easy to get overwhelmed. Here are five quick and dirty design tips to help you get started.

Ready? Set... DESIGN!

1. Start with the Basics: Don’t overcomplicate things. Start with the basics of design like typography, color, and layout. These are the foundations of a great design, so make sure you understand them.

2. Focus on Usability: Design isn’t just about how something looks. It’s also about how it works. Make sure that your designs are intuitive and easy to use.

3. Get Feedback: Don’t be afraid to ask for feedback from your users. This will help you identify areas where your design can be improved.

4. Test Early and Often: Testing is essential for any design. Make sure you test your designs on different devices and with different users. This will help you find any issues before they become a problem.

5. Prioritize: With limited resources, it’s important to prioritize. Focus on the most important design elements and don’t worry too much about the small details.These tips should help you get started on your design journey. Remember to stay focused, test often, and get feedback from your users. Good luck!

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