Visual Regression Testing with PhantomCSS
If you worked on large, serious projects, you probably already felt the importance of automated testing during the development process. Depending on experience, this awareness may come suddenly like a…

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Flat Design Sites (Flat Design): history, principles, examples for inspiration
What do you think is the reason for such a frenzied popularity of flat design? I will answer you in a nutshell: it really works! In this article, I will…

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Custom CSS Properties
A Ashley Nolan poll in November 2016 showed that 84% of front-end developers use a CSS preprocessor. At the same time, developers consider variables to be the most useful preprocessor…

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Web Design Fundamentals

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

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

Composition in web design, or what Photoshop tutorials are silent about

Surely, you often have to visit sites that, at first glance, seem to be like nothing – both the pictures are beautiful and the text is folding, however, they lack some kind of logic, completeness, or something. And all because the owners of such sites, most likely, did not bother with the laws of composition – the art of organizing the elements of the site, combining and arranging them in their places.

Oh, that brain …
Our brain has the ability to instantly perceive information and create visual connections. I will explain with examples. Below you see two circles.

You immediately found a way to distinguish between them, right? But the task is more complicated for you. Continue reading

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Composition in web design, or what Photoshop tutorials are silent about
Surely, you often have to visit sites that, at first glance, seem to be like nothing - both the pictures are beautiful and the text is folding, however, they lack…

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Changing the site design: quick restart of your project
I wrote many times that the web design master must be creative, must look for new solutions to everyday situations, keep an eye on fashion ... But unfortunately, fashion is…

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Minimalistic website design: features, advantages and disadvantages
In the past few years, web design has alternately reigned in a flat style, now a skeuomorphism, now a material one, then again a flat one ... All of these…

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Effective web design - what is it?
If you want to achieve serious heights and build a successful career as a web designer, then you definitely need to know the key criteria for evaluating the effectiveness of…

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