4 Reasons Why You Should Design Without Color First

Anand Satyan
Feb 12, 2019 · 3 min read

Creating your screens in grayscale before adding color forces you think clearly and prioritize right when it comes to UX design.

1. You focus on layout and spacing

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2. Your clients ask the right questions

You might get a ‘What color works for this button’ which surely leads to be a better conversation than ‘Why have you chosen yellow for this button’.

3. Your designs are clean

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4. Creates consistency

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So, the next time you open Sketch or Illustrator or any tool of your choice that you prefer to make designs in, forgot about the color palette for a while till you have the complete design ready in grayscale.

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