Every web developer inevitably runs into situations where they need to make visual design decisions, whether they like it or not.
Maybe the company you work for doesn’t have a full-time designer and you need to implement the UI for a new feature on your own. Or maybe you’re hacking on a side-project and you want it to look better than yet-another-Bootstrap-site.
It’s easy to throw your hands up and say, “I’ll never be able to make this look good, I’m not an artist!” …
They recently launched a brand new version of the site, but being a volunteer-driven open source project, finding the resources to put together a really polished design can be tough.
We asked and got the go ahead to try our hands at a bit of a facelift, so let’s see what we can do to take the UI up a notch!
We’re going to be working on the design of the forum itself. Here’s what the existing design looks like: