Thanks for visiting our brand spanking new website. This is a work in progress, an experiment without a version number. Things will change and evolve over time once we figure out what we want to do with this thing. One thing’s for sure—calling this a beta would be just lazy. We don’t wanna be like that, do we? "
A large group of people cannot work on same design at the same time. A large design project must be split into meaningful and understandable chunks. In the beginning of a large project, when the basic ideas are still finding their shape, it may be difficult to isolate such chunks, because everything seems to be linked with everything else. Therefore, it’s easier if a small (and particularly competent) team of designers create the basic concept, the UI framework, first.
(See my earlier posts for introduction to the series.) After that, it starts to be clearer what the main components of the concept are. In a mobile device those could include a home screen, a menu and application management, controlling settings, managing content and files, etc. Now you can assign a sub-team to work on [...]