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 that we simply must talk about this phenomenon in detail! To write an article, inspiration was drawn from the note The use of illustration in web design I hope you will find it interesting to read.
The interface should not have useless and meaningless elements. Even a decorative element, if it is in its place, must perform a certain function. Speaking in general terms, an illustration can play the role of both a decorative element (whose task is to decorate and diversify the design), and informative (it presents some information in a convenient and easy to read form). In the ideal case, it performs both Continue reading
The Google+ social network, even in beta testing, burst into the lives of advanced users, so do not be surprised at the interest that this social network causes, including web designers, developers and seo optimizers. This interest is quite large and is constantly “fueled” by Google developers who are constantly improving the project and adding integration with their other services. So, for example, Google+ buttons and icons are popular among SEOs that allow you to add “+1” to your site or page.
But not “+1” unified, in the last year, Google+’s appearance dictated fashion to other Google services that have undergone a change in design and style. A common element for many projects is the stylish menu at the top of the page, similar icons, control buttons, and indeed many different elements that can be found Continue reading
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 2D as a whole, and naturally 3D)? That’s right – use the texture! Being a “material” universal, textures are widely used in web design and is the subject of endless experiments. Textures on sites can be found both simple, which only emphasizes certain elements of the project, and much more complex implementations. Inspired by this publication, I propose to consider several options for using textures:
Fine texture use Continue reading