Stages of development of a web designer and reaction to criticism at work
Just as a singer cannot exist without listeners, so a designer cannot exist without a spectator. And this viewer, of course, has the right to his opinion on the evaluation…

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The history of pixel art. Past and future
Pixel graphics (pixelart, pixel art) - a form of digital graphics created using a raster graphics editor, where each pixel in the image is edited manually. For the first time…

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How to create a website that increases your brand awareness
If you want your site to become successful, just good design will not be enough: it should first of all reflect the personality of your brand. When developing a design,…

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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 of useful web tools; there was also a post with an overview of palette generators, etc. However, without understanding the logic of how to make a color palette, all of them may turn out to be ineffective. Today we will try to fill this gap and clarify some theoretical points that are well described in this article.

Those of you who have already used new-fangled online generators are aware of their principle of operation: first you select some basic values, configure a number of parameters (whose names resemble Continue reading

Tips for creating a beautiful one-page portfolio site

Many global web design trends can be applied to single-page users, but they also have their own unique features. Such projects are specific enough, so it’s useful to read something on the topic before creating your own, for example, an article on the process of developing a landing page design that will improve conversion, or see general tips for single-page sites.

In addition, it will be nice to find the best of existing solutions in order to be fully inspired by them. This can be easily done in the OnePageLove and Land Book services, plus to complement your impressions Continue reading

Trends in the design and design of email newsletters in 2020

Despite the fact that email marketing has existed for decades, it still remains an actual trend in Internet marketing in 2020 and a popular way to promote services online. The method shows good returns at minimal cost and can compete in efficiency with the development of B2B sites (business for business) or the creation of beautiful landing pages (landing pages).

Email marketing is suitable for almost all niches and products, but here it is important to understand that it will attract customers and bring you sales only with the proper approach. Firstly, you should carefully consider your promotion strategy, and secondly, not just use 2-3 beautiful mail icons in the design, but clearly follow the Continue reading

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Mobile version of the site and responsive design: all the pros and cons
In the era of the mobile revolution, it is worth considering giving your customers the opportunity to work with the site using smartphones, tablets, etc. It is necessary to give…

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Creating an Effective Hero Image Image for a Website
Does the user only need 50 milliseconds to form an opinion on any site? Web developers and designers really have very little time to make a good impression on a…

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Web 2.0 style design: simplicity as art
Perfection is achieved not when there is already nothing to add, but when nothing can be taken away (Antoine de Saint-Exupery. "Planet of people", 1939) Far in the fall of…

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Google Chrome and automatic user authorization
The Google Chrome browser (based on Chromium) uses WebKit engine to render pages. The first version for Windows was released back on 12/11/2008, and now it is one of the…

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