Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Find inspiration, part of Designing a Portfolio Website with Muse.
- [Instructor] An important part of our planning process is…looking for inspiration.…Checking out how other designers have solved this…very common problem of how to present themself.…So there are thousands and thousands of graphic…designer portfolios online.…A good place to start is the Adobe Muse Site of the Day.…And we know that all of these sites have been created…using Muse, and you can filter by Topic.…
And we have all of these to look at for inspiration.…But there are many other sites that curate…examples of best design portfolios.…And I'll include links to these in the Resources file.…So think about what tricks, if any, they're using.…And especially think about…how the images are presented, what size are they…and in what format are they presented.…
And, how are the designers presenting themselves?…What's their tone?…And, what impression does the work site leave you with?…While you might want to start with looking…in your particular niche…don't limit yourself to this.…You may not be a wedding photographer but…
- Starting a new portfolio website
- Making a header and footer
- Adding navigation
- Including social media icons
- Adding an autoplay slideshow
- Making thumbnail images and buttons
- Creating an About page and a Contact page
- Linking pages together
- Creating an accordion menu
- Adding breakpoints for responsiveness
- Testing and publishing a website
Skill Level Intermediate
Creating Icon Fonts for the Webwith James Williamson3h 55m Intermediate
1. Plan Your Portfolio
2. Set Up Your Site in Muse
3. Display Your Work
4. Add Pages
5. Make Your Site Responsive
6. Publish the Site
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