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
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. For some time, traffic signs will help you move in the right direction, but suddenly they will disappear. It seems that getting lost in an unfamiliar place is a trifle.
Any site, regardless of its ultimate goal, should perform the main task – to indicate to the user the path to the information of interest to him. However, it is possible through his own fault, or perhaps through the fault of the designer, that the user is lost and does not know where to go next. How to help your visitors navigate the site. There are several effective ways. Continue reading
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