6 main stages of website development
I was recently told in the comments that some posts do not correspond to the format of the blog, which is positioned as a useful resource specifically for web designers.…

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Web site design trends and trends
It was originally planned to post a translation of an English-language article on web design trends in 2017, but after studying various sources, we decided to slightly change the concept…

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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 main types of user interface buttons on sites and applications

Buttons are one of the most famous interactive user interface elements. They play a very important role in creating user interaction and creating a positive experience. Continuing a series of posts on UI / UX design topics, this article has collected concepts and examples regarding the most commonly used types of buttons found on websites and mobile applications.

Previously, we published a note about the history of changes in the design of buttons on sites and in interfaces (starting from 2009), but now we will consider this element in terms of functionality, purpose and how it is implemented (triggered). This post is a translation of this article from Tubik Studio. 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

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…

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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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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…

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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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