The history of pixel art. Past and future
Pixel graphics (pixelart, pixel art) - a form of digital graphics created using a raster graphics editor, where each pixel in the image is edited manually. For the first time…

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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…

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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…

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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

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 from the generally accepted standard approaches to web design, say, in Europe or the USA. The visual design of Japanese online sites is very colorful, it uses a lot of different colorful graphics, images, plus pages are literally “stuffed” with texts.

Many users perceive such web projects is difficult, they look confusing and even a little annoying in places. However, as correctly noted in the comments on the previous article, this approach to design is a Continue reading

Web Design Clients to Avoid

After you finally become a web designer and started to fight for success in the real world, you may find yourself in a rather difficult situation. Teachers must have warned (or you heard) that various problems could arise with future clients. However, reality often turns out to be even more cruel than it seems to us at first.

The bills are starting to accumulate, the payment term for the apartment is getting closer and in such conditions a dubious customer who wants you to develop a logo for him and a website design for $ 100- $ 150 does not look like such a bad option. We all know how difficult it is to adhere to our principles, and to look for a good job that allows a career and skills to grow, rather than wallow in routine, but in difficult moments it doesn’t work to think about it. Continue reading

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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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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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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Google+ style buttons, download 200 Google+ icons
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…

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