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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The difference between UI and UX: a practical example
Today there will be a guest post on the topic of UX and UI interfaces using the Icons8 service as an example. The author is a usability specialist Andrei Burmistrov,…

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How to choose the best illustrations for your site
I somehow had publications about the best free photo banks and photo stocks in which the question was raised where to look for images for the site. Today I want…

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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.

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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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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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How to make favicon with your own hands?
Favicon A site without a favicon, like a ship without a flag. Favicon is an integral part of a site’s brand, its image and identification. By the way, look at…

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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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6 Tips for Creating One-Page Websites
One-page websites are becoming popular and fashionable now - there is no doubt about it, although they are not suitable for every topic or organization. However, if everything is done…

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