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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In Defense of Eye Candy
(“Eye candy” is translated by one of the ABBYY Lingvo dictionaries as “something pretty, attractive, pleasing to the eye (person, thing, etc.)”; also “Eye Candy” is the name of the…

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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…

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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

The ideal form of authorization – no need to do

Recently, we posted a number of useful tips on creating effective registration forms on the site, and today we want to talk about the authorization / login block. Recently, a lot of annoying and too “abstruse” implementations of it have appeared on the network. It’s good when designers try to make unusual and beautiful forms of login (see our selection), fitting them into the general concept of a web project, but it’s completely different when they go too far with functionality. Sometimes it comes to the point that popular password managers (in Chrome or from 1Password) simply do not work.

In the article you will see examples of authorization forms with problems in usability. This is good food Continue reading

Social networks for a designer career

Today’s topic, as you already understood, will be related to the use of social media by design workers and not only. Moreover, unlike the article about useful social networks, the note will deal more with the themes of the designer’s career than with his direct activities. The post was inspired by the publication of 6 Creative Social Media Strategies for Designers.

In general, the need to develop social profiles for ordinary designers may seem unnecessary complexity in the work. However, these projects, with the right approach, provide specialists with excellent opportunities, which we’ll talk about today.

Nowadays, customers and employers often look for pages of potential candidates on social networks in addition Continue reading

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Web Design Illustrations - Best Uses
If you carefully study any selection of website designs on a particular topic, one trend will be obvious to you - illustrations are now in fashion. They are so widespread…

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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…

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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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How to overcome the creative crisis of designers?
Today we have another guest post from Eugene Ignashov who represents the Candysign project: creating websites, icons, networking, programming. Are these lines read by creative people or those who rank…

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