A good rule of thumb is to use a design research tool when: you’re looking for an idea that’s worth sharing; you’re interested in a particular design or concept; you want to create a prototype or test your idea; you need a new design to try; or you want a way to track your design progress.
But you can use an external tool to do the same thing, too.
In this post, we’ll cover how to use Photoshop to edit an image to improve the design and its user-experience.
First, we’re going to cover how you can take your own design design to the next level by using an image editing tool.
Then we’ll talk about how you use the built-in design features of Photoshop to customize and extend the design.
Next, we’ve created an infographic with all the important details for you to know about how to set up your own image editing tools.
How to Use Photoshop to Improve Your Design Research