Web Designer - Creative Internet Profession
From the author: in this article we will talk about the profession of web designer. Consider who it is, what knowledge and skills it should own, what tasks it solves,…

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Layout adaptive menu
Adaptive menus collapsing into a hamburger on mobile devices can now be seen on almost any site. In this lesson we will learn to make up such menus. In the…

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JQuery preloader
There is a delay when loading the page content asynchronously or sending a request to add / edit. A preloader is an animation during this delay, which allows you to…

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Best Photoshop Plugins for Web Design

Go beyond Photoshop
We don’t try to eloquently declare that plugins are our everything, especially since for beginner web designers it’s more important to directly study the wide possibilities of Photoshop, but if you decide to take the matter seriously and don’t intend to stop there, then some additional knowledge will help you become a really good designer many times faster.

Moreover, in the conditions of rapidly growing competition in the field of freelance, this knowledge will certainly not be superfluous. In addition, the Internet is replete with video tutorials that will greatly enrich the luggage of your web design knowledge. By the way, some of them can be obtained for free. Continue reading

What is web design and what does it eat?

When I ask new friends about how I earn my bread, I have to answer twice. At first, it sounds proudly from my lips: “Web designer”, which flies to me from the other side: “Um, web design – what is this?”

Then I have to explain what is included in my responsibilities, but in the end it all comes down to a simplified version, they say, I create websites, gentlemen. After another similar answer, I wanted to delve deeper into this topic and explain in detail to people what was what.

I propose today to understand together what web design is, to understand its key stages and basic principles. As a bonus to beginners, I will add information on how to start a career as a web designer, as Continue reading

Blog Design: Layout Workshop

The topic of today’s post is blog design. We will have a practical lesson, so get ready for independent work, there is no planned vacation 🙂 Why is the master class on the example of a blog? Yes, probably because the blog provides an unlimited field for imagination. Thanks to the development of accessible platforms and templates, copyright blogs have expanded into the web like rabbits, increasing their numbers simply exponentially every day. And we will make our own unique design. Go!
1. Preparation and organization of groups.
We will work on a white canvas measuring 950 by 1600 px. After you set the guides, the width can be increased to 1200 px, so it will be more convenient. Very often, after creating a blog design in psd, you get a huge number of layers that are not easy to figure out. If the inexperienced master will make up the layout, then additional work can not be avoided, you will remake and chew him every fig.

We will prepare in advance and divide all our layers into folders / groups. We will name them according Continue reading

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