Usability in web design, or how to evaluate your site from the point of view of the user
From the author: if you are visiting a site for the first time, then this event can be compared to traveling in an unfamiliar area: the local people, of course,…

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Website framework, or modular grid in web design
What is a modular grid? I will explain with an example familiar to you. Open any paper book. You see, the text passing through the entire width of the page,…

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Website framework, or modular grid in web design
What is a modular grid? I will explain with an example familiar to you. Open any paper book. You see, the text passing through the entire width of the page,…

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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

Web Design Rules Every Professional Should Know

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.

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Web design basics. Analysis of the main blocks on the site

A true web design master 2.0 should be able to surprise people with innovative thinking and a creative approach to solving tasks. However, this does not mean that you need to poke into the background of the site of flying dragons in order to attract the attention of users.

People come to the site not to see designer strokes on the canvas, but for the content. Therefore, your thoughts should be directed entirely to the development of competent usability. The basics of successful web design are usability and aesthetics. Until this idea pierces your heart like Cupid’s arrow, the love of a good customer, alas, cannot be found.

If you have been boiling for a long time in the career of a web designer, you probably know that one of the most important roles in creating a convenient site is played by the competent design of blocks (modules). They are the structural elements of a web page. The standard modular grid consists of a navigation menu, Continue reading

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How much does a web designer earn on freelance and in studios?
No matter how interesting the web design, most people go there not because of this, but because of financial attractiveness. This direction is quite profitable after the accumulation of a…

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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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The psychology of web design: playing in a new way
Psychological aspects of design The connection between psychology and web design is not necessary to prove. This is obvious, if only because the transmission of information by means of Internet…

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Web Layout 101: How to Get the Most Out of the Top Right
From the author: studies of user behavior showed that the upper right corner of the site attracts the least attention. This is a common reflection of our reading habits. We…

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