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How can I better communicate what Design Vault is all about?

Worried I might be sharing this far too early, but I guess that’s the point here, right?

I just setup a staging space for Design Vault which I’ll be pushing to frequently: https://beta.designvault.io

I’m really early on in the development of the site so there’s a lot missing / broken right now. I have an endless list of things I need to do, but the basics are definitely starting to come together.

I’d love to get some feedback on the messaging in the hero section which I'm really unhappy with at the moment. How could I improve it and make it super clear what the site is all about?


Some copywriting ideas:

  • Don't reinvent the wheel
  • Get inspired by the best
  • Good artists copy, great artists steal

I'd focus less on the negative of fake mock-ups, and more about what you offer. I think what you offer is inspiration from some of the best designers out there. Not needing to reinvent the wheel. Enabling me to focus on the UX that sets my product apart, rather than having to come up with concept from scratch for each and every screen.

Thanks, you’re absolutely right, I need to move away from the negative as it’s probably not the tone I want to set. The suggestions you’ve made are really useful, I’ll see what I can do to improve the intro 🙌

One thing I guess I’m trying to achieve here is making it clear that as well as UI patterns and best practices the site is also great for visual inspiration :)

I think a lot of that is already obvious from just looking at the site :)

Although I'd be more picky about which examples you show at the top. For example the Disney Plus one with the movie screengrab, just looks like a movie still rather than UI related.

💯 For sure! This one is firmly on my todo list

Love this new version, congratulations and keep going. Gonna use it to steal some interface ideas :P

As for better ways to communicate, just practice and experiment. Jon from Bannerbear has a CodingWeek / MarketingWeek routine that I believe is a big factor in communication improvements. codingweekmarketingweek.com/

Thanks, I'm going to look into this a little more, it's a fascinating idea

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