March 26, 2011

Tips to Effectively Organize your Photoshop Layers

We designers tend to get frustrated with developers when they take liberties with our work. But we have to understand they’re not entirely at fault.
Put yourself in their shoes: imagine what it’s like opening a Photoshop file (PSD), only to find a jumble of poorly labeled layers and folders, plus a heap of unchecked hidden layers and other half-baked ideas that didn’t make it to fruition.

The following tutorial outlines how to create organized, designer and developer friendly PSD files.
This is in no way the only solution, but hopefully it will encourage better practice in the web design world.