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
The Google+ social network, even in beta testing, burst into the lives of advanced users, so do not be surprised at the interest that this social network causes, including web designers, developers and seo optimizers. This interest is quite large and is constantly “fueled” by Google developers who are constantly improving the project and adding integration with their other services. So, for example, Google+ buttons and icons are popular among SEOs that allow you to add “+1” to your site or page.
But not “+1” unified, in the last year, Google+’s appearance dictated fashion to other Google services that have undergone a change in design and style. A common element for many projects is the stylish menu at the top of the page, similar icons, control buttons, and indeed many different elements that can be found 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