Something I, as a self taught designer, hadn’t gotten into the habit of was designing with a grid system in mind. This is something that I have quickly remedied. Designing this way means that the rest of the project flows as smoothly as possible and makes future structure changes a LOT simpler.
With structure comes the freedom to be creative without constantly worrying about how the structure will affect the build process. I will briefly cover two helpful tools that I feel work well for me. They allow your design grid to be set up faster and easier, allowing you to spend more time designing.
Designing with the grid system in mind
» Read more: Designing with a grid system (such as the twitter bootstrap) in mind