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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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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Layout adaptive menu
Adaptive menus collapsing into a hamburger on mobile devices can now be seen on almost any site. In this lesson we will learn to make up such menus. In the…

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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

Does web design need education?

The profession of web designer is now becoming one of the most sought after. Every month, thousands of new people with burning eyes appear who think that this is their vocation for life.

However, half of them merge at the first difficulties, another part of professional professionals reaches a certain level in knowledge, and then they stand in one place in development, as a result of which they earn a penny, and at the same time they have a million sense of self-worth.

Only a few, those who are in constant improvement, manage to reach a good, stable income. However, Continue reading

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 explain to you what kind of style this is, tell you about its pros and cons, show you some great examples of flat site design that will surely inspire you to exploits. So let’s go!

It all started with skeuomorphism
For those who are not in the know, skeuomorphism is not an abusive word, but another web design style. Flat design is often presented as the opposite of skeuomorphism, which, in my opinion, is not entirely Continue reading

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Blog Design: Layout Workshop
The topic of today's post is blog design. We will have a practical lesson, so get ready for independent work, there is no planned vacation :) Why is the master…

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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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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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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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