Design and Prototyping for Drupal by Dani Nordin

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Itching to build interesting projects with Drupal, but confused by the way it handles design challenges? This concise guide helps small teams and solo website designers understand how Drupal works by demonstrating the ways it outputs content. You’ll learn how to manage Drupal’s output, design around it, and then turn your design into a theme.

In the second of three volumes on Drupal design, award-winning designer Dani Nordin takes you beyond basic site planning and teaches you key strategies for working with themes, layouts, and wireframes. Discover how to use Drupal to make your vision a reality, instead of getting distracted by the system’s project and code management details.

Learn strategies for sketching, wireframing, and designing effective layoutsBreak down a Drupal layout to understand its basic componentsUnderstand Drupal’s theme layer, and what to look for in a base themeWork with the 960 grid system to facilitate efficient wireframing and themingManage Drupal markup, including the code generated by the powerful Views moduleUse LessCSS to organize CSS and help you theme your site more efficiently

About Dani Nordin

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Dani Nordin is the founder and principal designer of the zen kitchen, where you'll find tasty marketing and design ideas with an eco-friendly twist. She has over 10 years of experience designing award-winning work for small to large businesses and non-profits.
Published December 15, 2011 by O'Reilly Media. 170 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology. Non-fiction

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