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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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) - developing an effective FAQ section
As you, of course, know, Frequently asked questions (FAQ) are frequently asked questions that are collected and highlighted on a separate page. Thanks to her, the user will be able…

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The essence of design - what is it?
A few days ago I received a guest post from Viktor Fomin, author of the Kruffock blog, "chronicles of the living mind of a copywriter philosopher." To begin with, in…

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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

Tips for creating a beautiful one-page portfolio site

Many global web design trends can be applied to single-page users, but they also have their own unique features. Such projects are specific enough, so it’s useful to read something on the topic before creating your own, for example, an article on the process of developing a landing page design that will improve conversion, or see general tips for single-page sites.

In addition, it will be nice to find the best of existing solutions in order to be fully inspired by them. This can be easily done in the OnePageLove and Land Book services, plus to complement your impressions 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.

In the article you will see examples of authorization forms with problems in usability. This is good food Continue reading

Typography for web.
There are many books and articles on typography, but only a few of them reveal issues of choice and combination of fonts. In view of the opening opportunities and prospects…

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Creating an Effective Hero Image Image for a Website
Does the user only need 50 milliseconds to form an opinion on any site? Web developers and designers really have very little time to make a good impression on a…

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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…

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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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