Mobile version of the site and responsive design: all the pros and cons
In the era of the mobile revolution, it is worth considering giving your customers the opportunity to work with the site using smartphones, tablets, etc. It is necessary to give…

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Tips for Using Images on Websites and Blogs
Of course, the image is the epicenter of any website, because a person is visual in nature. When creating a website or blog, we pay particular attention to content, design…

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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 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 of useful web tools; there was also a post with an overview of palette generators, etc. However, without understanding the logic of how to make a color palette, all of them may turn out to be ineffective. Today we will try to fill this gap and clarify some theoretical points that are well described in this article.

Those of you who have already used new-fangled online generators are aware of their principle of operation: first you select some basic values, configure a number of parameters (whose names resemble 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.

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Effective split-screen design methods

One of the most noticeable trends in website design for 2017 is the split of the screen into two parts. More and more web projects are using a similar layout option, where two vertical panels are located next to each other. Split Screen Design follows a very simple rule: one screen, two messages. Each side includes a separate element: photo, text block or illustration.

Focus on two things
The method is especially suitable for cases when you need to focus someone’s attention on two things at Continue reading

Ways to navigate users on the site
Imagine that you are traveling by car, but due to traffic jams all the main roads are blocked, and you need to turn into an unfamiliar part of the city.…

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E-Bay - the largest online auction
All modern life takes place on the Internet. It is there that we can learn about everything that happens around us. We can watch the latest movies while sitting at…

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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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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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