Web Design Clients to Avoid
After you finally become a web designer and started to fight for success in the real world, you may find yourself in a rather difficult situation. Teachers must have warned…

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How microstock originated, features of photobanks and microstock
Microstock (microstock) - the budget segment of stock photography, offering high-quality images for a penny, is rapidly gaining momentum. What is not surprising: high-quality photography has never been so cheap…

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E-Bay - the largest online auction
All modern life takes place on the Internet. It is there that we can learn about everything that happens around us. We can watch the latest movies while sitting at…

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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

5 lessons from Japanese website designs

Back in 2014, we published an interesting selection of designs for Japanese anime sites. Surely you realize that the work there is quite specific and original. They are very different from the generally accepted standard approaches to web design, say, in Europe or the USA. The visual design of Japanese online sites is very colorful, it uses a lot of different colorful graphics, images, plus pages are literally “stuffed” with texts.

Many users perceive such web projects is difficult, they look confusing and even a little annoying in places. However, as correctly noted in the comments on the previous article, this approach to design is a Continue reading

Licenses on photo stocks: not prohibited does not mean allowed

In the comments to the blog article about the best free photo stocks, you can find a few questions regarding copyright for photographs and images. An employee of one of the photo banks tried to answer them, but today I would like to publish a slightly more comprehensive article on this topic and at the same time consider the types of licenses in photo stocks. The material was prepared by Yulia Melnichenko.

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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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Features UI application design in different countries
When you create an interface design for applications / sites operating in different countries, you should take into account the peculiarities of national cultures and traditions of the corresponding target…

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) - developing an effective FAQ section
As you, of course, know, Frequently asked questions (FAQ) are frequently asked questions that are collected and highlighted on a separate page. Thanks to her, the user will be able…

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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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