Jacob Nielsen
I decided to dilute the publications with all kinds of pictures and materials for downloading a very interesting article about a famous person in narrow (and not so) circles. I…

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9 site typography tips
Typography for a web site is a rather important design element, which in RuNet is somehow not very pronounced. This issue is often raised on English-language foreign design blogs, we…

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How to make favicon with your own hands?
Favicon A site without a favicon, like a ship without a flag. Favicon is an integral part of a site’s brand, its image and identification. By the way, look at…

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Web Design Illustrations – Best Uses

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

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

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 many professional areas of activity, many things are so obvious that they receive little attention. It is believed that it is so simple that there is nowhere else to go. And if someone asks to clarify the meaning of such a phenomenon, having discovered that universal fame does not guarantee universal understanding, it will either be considered a joke, or they will quickly dump a set of their own conclusions on a person.

In our opinion, one of these “non-negotiable” phenomena is the concept of design. This phenomenon is amorphous, not amenable to a clear definition, and that is why its meaning has long been lost for Continue reading

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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Ready design: good or bad?
Three years ago, when the logo / website design was created only on order, the ordinary brand manager could not have thought that soon IncSping (now Brandstack), Inkd, 99designs, StockLogos…

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Web 2.0 style design: simplicity as art
Perfection is achieved not when there is already nothing to add, but when nothing can be taken away (Antoine de Saint-Exupery. "Planet of people", 1939) Far in the fall of…

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How to create a website that increases your brand awareness
If you want your site to become successful, just good design will not be enough: it should first of all reflect the personality of your brand. When developing a design,…

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