Before you begin your journey to the top of your career as a web designer, you need to understand the basic principles of creating such projects. Do not immediately run headlong into a graphic editor and smear your creative ideas on canvas.
Design development for the site begins with a smile defining the information model of the project and the formation of its approximate graphic model. The purpose of the Internet resource may be the sale of goods or the provision of any services. In this case, the design structure should be aimed at the convenience of moving around the catalog with products and provoking the visitor to a purchase. Continue reading
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
Last year, we began to observe how line art is gaining momentum. This is because designers are still very fond of flat design, and it is switching to logos.
Mono-linear logos fully convey the meaning of their name. Logos are drawn in one line with constant pressure – as if the logo is drawn with a single thread or cord. The appearance of mono logos is extremely ascetic, nothing more, but with a bias towards the iconography popular on the Internet.
Typically, such works look monotonous, giving the design clarity without unnecessary details. Mono- Continue reading
Often, inexperienced developers do not adhere to generally accepted standards, either because of ignorance, or because of the idea that they are smarter than others, and therefore get a terrible result. Modern web design can be divided into 6 main components: emphasis, contrast, balance, accuracy, style and ease of perception.
Scrolling through each of these parameters in your head, while creating a graphic layout, you will concentrate on the most important details of the future project. The basic principles of web design is not a magic formula that helps solve a problem in a matter of seconds, it is the foundation on which you can Continue reading
The basic principles are the same for each representative of this field of activity. They are followed by both experienced professionals and even green beginners. Do you think that, having gone to a high level, experts spit on the general rules of web design and go on a free creative flight? Everything is not at all what you think.
Therefore, professional developers are such, because they ideally fulfill the requirements of the customer and follow certain principles that correspond to modern trends. Below I will give the basic rules of web design, adhering to which, you can achieve a high level in this area. Do not forget them during the implementation of each new project, and you will be happy.
Rule 1: Usability Continue reading