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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Advanced CSS: Using Sass Maps for UI Components
Sass is a great and very popular CSS preprocessor. If you are not familiar with it, take a look at these lessons. Associative arrays (Maps) are an extremely underrated feature…

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How to become a web designer, and what qualities should a really cool specialist have?
From the author: many of you were probably looking for the answer to the question: how to become a web designer? Of course, this is a difficult question, to which…

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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

Website design in Photoshope: getting to know the editor and its features

Photoshop and web design
98% of web design projects begin with the creation of functional layouts for future sites, and almost all of them are now drawn in Photoshop. What is a layout?

The site’s design layout is a prototype of an Internet resource (portal, blog, trading platform, etc.), its individual page, landing page, graphic image with drawn details of various levels. A picture can be general, or it can give enough detail about all the structural content of the site, navigation, and even information content.

Ideally, the output should be a multilayer layout that is completely ready for layout and coding. Website design in Photoshop has a number of Continue reading

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