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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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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Vintage and innovation cocktail: retro style in web design
Once on a blog, I already wrote about the retro style for the Internet, or rather just published a very interesting selection of retro website designs. Now let’s add a…

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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 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:

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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 correctly, your project can become very successful.

When creating a landing page, as a rule, it does not have a large amount or volume of content. You have only one page to convey your message, and only a limited number of tricks and animations that you can use before the user loses interest.

Most one-page sites have non-standard markup – trying to fit the necessary amount of content in a limited area so that it does not look like a messy pile of information is quite problematic. You can look at Continue reading

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 and affordable. Today in microstock photos are bought not only by regular customers of photo banks but also by those designers who had not even looked in the direction of buying legal photos before. It is logical: before they could not afford it. Now – it is available to everyone.

Stock photography and design – misalliance or happy marriage?
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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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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 main types of user interface buttons
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…

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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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