Enchanted by the limitless opportunities presented in all of Facebook's widgets + component based architecture, I chose to clone and redesign a social media website as a personal milestone project.

To understand how FB was constructed as I would be building with React components, I began with grayboxing the elements that made up the three major pages (landing, profile, feed) and breaking down what major data tables were necessary to hold relevant information before creating my own variations.

I also ended up recreating Facebook's icons as I went along, unsatisfied with the low resolution screenshots or inaccurate variations that were available to me, without really realizing how many unique designs there really were. There are.. so many..