Class

Design Principles for Your Website with SquareSpace

In this course, you will learn fundamental design principles through aesthetic theory, color, layout, and typography to further enhance your brand and get what you want most out of your website.

Classroom 1 6:30–8:30pm
Upcoming Sessions
  • Part 1 – March 7, 2017
  • Part 2 – March 14, 2017
  • Part 3 – March 21, 2017
  • Single Class$150
  • Incubator Members $105
  • Unlimited Classes $300 per month

STARTS MARCH 7  |   3 CONSECUTIVE TUESDAYS

Do you wonder where your website customers look first when they click on your home page? Or which sections draw the most attention from you customer – logo, search box, social media icon, etc?

Websites for any business, product, service or project are today's form of a first impression. Customers make a variety of quick decisions about whether to continue browsing your site or jump to your competitor's. It is imperative to establish a positive digital identity to increase your bottom line and keep your customers engaged with your brand.

Join Christine Cha, Frontend Engineer at SquareSpace, and bring your website to workshop fundamental design principles using aesthetic theory, color, layout, and typography to further enhance your brand and get what you want most out of your website.

If you want to learn more about the class format, if you have questions about basic skills you might need to use, or if you want to learn more about the specifics of the course, please contact Derrick Foust at dfoust@nymediacenter.com.

Interested in two or more classes? Register for our unlimited classes subscription.

What You Will Learn

  • Understand aesthetic theory, color principles, layouts, and typography.

  • Learn rule of thumb design concepts.

  • Gain design tools to build or enhance your website.

Prerequisites & Preparation

This is a basic design class, not a programming class. The course is intended for entrepreneurs and creatives with limited design for the web experience.

About the instructor

Christine Cha

Christine Cha

Currently, Christine works as a frontend engineer at Squarespace, the platform that powers over a million websites across the globe. She is a proud alum of the Recurse Center, a three-month self-directed programming retreat (no, it’s not a bootcamp!). Previously, she worked on the community (organic marketing) team at Wix.com and as a program manager at the Greenwich Village Chelsea Chamber of Commerce.

Christine lives in New York City and spends most of her time building silly things on the internet and drawing people.

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