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
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
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