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…

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Ready design: good or bad?
Three years ago, when the logo / website design was created only on order, the ordinary brand manager could not have thought that soon IncSping (now Brandstack), Inkd, 99designs, StockLogos…

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The main types of user interface buttons
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…

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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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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.

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Redesign: several indicators that his time has come

Redesign. This one word can make any web designer and developer shudder. The imminent danger in the form of constant revisions and refinements of the project, as well as shareholders with their indispensable “opinions”, plunges the site team into abysses of despair (the greater the more the more redesign options are considered). But despite these realities, it must be recognized: redesign is an integral part of the life cycle of any online resource.

We will look at a few key indicators that clearly signal that the redesign time has come. And if it really has come, then how thorough should it be. The article is a translation and written based on the article Clear Indications That It’s Time To Redesign.

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Getting rid of guesswork in design
Creative breathes life into successful sites. However, creative ideas and solutions often look like guessing - a dangerous business, I tell you. What can designers do to convince the customer…

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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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9 site typography tips
Typography for a web site is a rather important design element, which in RuNet is somehow not very pronounced. This issue is often raised on English-language foreign design blogs, we…

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Ready design: good or bad?
Three years ago, when the logo / website design was created only on order, the ordinary brand manager could not have thought that soon IncSping (now Brandstack), Inkd, 99designs, StockLogos…

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