Great design, especially in process and workflow, are necessary for a FileMaker developer to learn. And a good place to find ideas is by keeping an eye on web design.
The article linked below is aimed at web designers:
Over time, every web designer collects their own stash of tricks to make work easier – hacks, workflows and insider information that only experience teaches. This article is a collection of some of these well-guarded secrets as shared by the industry’s top gurus – quite the collection for a young web designer trying to speed up workflows and improve design. Have fun as you read on!
But many of the tips apply to designing a FileMaker database, as well:
- Post-it your design ideas
- Plan the user flow
- Go slow
- Setting garish outlines
- Finding color inspiration
- Using 12 column grids
Read the whole thing: the other tips are useful as well. And stay on top of design ideas in the computer world. It will help you with your FileMaker design.