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During this part of the design process, how do we account for 'mobile first' design? Shouldn't we do a wireframe for that first, and work off of there?
Jonathan GrieveTreehouse Moderator 90,845 Points
I agree we should.
One method is to work your wireframes through in Illustrator. That way you can create 2 artboards in the program. One would reflect the size of a mobile phone, one for a desktop... and maybe a third for tablet displays. But it's important i think to get a good idea what layouts are going to be like on mobile and then build more in to desktop or wider screens. :-)
Matt Ramsden14,152 Points
I'm currently building a number of websites including my own gaming site, and after making and restarting a thousand times I have to admit designing on mobile first is a lot easier than doing top down from desktop so you should account for mobile first I think.