How to choose the best illustrations for your site
I somehow had publications about the best free photo banks and photo stocks in which the question was raised where to look for images for the site. Today I want…

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The essence of design - what is it?
A few days ago I received a guest post from Viktor Fomin, author of the Kruffock blog, "chronicles of the living mind of a copywriter philosopher." To begin with, in…

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Where and how does a designer make money on the Internet
At present, it is not so easy to find a suitable and well-paid job, even for a knowledgeable, versed person. The crisis and all other nonsense oppresses, some unemployment in…

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The golden ratio in website design

A key indicator of web design quality is how natural and easy it is for users to perceive. When creating the visual design of the site, it is important to illustrate the functionality and the informative component of the project, to form its correct perception. The use of classical techniques such as the golden section rule in design helps to solve such problems in an optimal way. We will consider it today.

This principle describes the mathematical proportion, which forms a harmonious, natural relationship of the parts of one whole to each other. It is obtained by dividing the whole into two parts so that the ratio of the first part to the second is the same as the ratio of the whole to the first part.

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The difference between UI and UX: a practical example

Today there will be a guest post on the topic of UX and UI interfaces using the Icons8 service as an example. The author is a usability specialist Andrei Burmistrov, the text is published in the first person.

I know what you think: well, another attempt to impose your opinion on the controversial and always discussed topic “What is the difference between UX and UI?”

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Current trends and trends in logo design

The current trends in logo design 2017 did not become any special revelation. Similar to the main trends in website design, they are more a continuation and development of what users have already seen in the past year. This issue is considered quite well in Bill Gardner’s Logo Trends 2017, so we decided to prepare a translation of the publication.

Update 02/18/2018: We invite you to see a new article on the topic – about logo trends for 2018. Looking ahead, we can say that some of the tricks have remained unchanged, but there are also original ideas.

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Using textures in web design
What is the simplest, correct, and sometimes the only possible way to create an illusion of the relief of a particular element (object) in web design (as well as in…

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The best interfaces of mobile applications (selection of source sites)
Now the direction of mobile design is experiencing a real boom: traffic from various devices is growing rapidly, and new applications appear like mushrooms after rain. Therefore, it is not…

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Thousands of dollars of passive income for web designers
Skilled web designers who want to receive passive income are now in a rather favorable position. As more and more companies enter the Internet market, the work of web developers,…

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How to make a color palette for a site and not only
In Design Mania, there have already been several publications with similar topics: in a note about color matching services for websites, in addition to inspiration resources, we examined a couple…

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