Web design standards: everything you need to know for beginners and pros
How do design standards increase website popularity? There is an opinion that web design standards attract users to sites, and most importantly - keep them for a long time. Why?…

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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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5 trends in logo design 2016
Mono-Line Logos 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…

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How does website design development begin?

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

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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SOLID principles in JavaScript. The substitution principle of Barbara Liskov
The substitution principle is most often used in the context of inheritance, however, the essence of the principle is more connected not with inheritance, but with the behavioral compatibility of…

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Web Design 2016: Chrome attacks!
From the author: The year 2016 has ended, it is always interesting to go back and see how much the workflow has improved over the previous 12 months. It's amazing…

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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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Landing design: how to make a capture page
What is a landing page? The concept of landing page, as, in principle, the landing design, came to us relatively recently, according to the official version from the USA, 10-12…

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