6 main stages of website development
I was recently told in the comments that some posts do not correspond to the format of the blog, which is positioned as a useful resource specifically for web designers.…

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How to overcome the creative crisis of designers?
Today we have another guest post from Eugene Ignashov who represents the Candysign project: creating websites, icons, networking, programming. Are these lines read by creative people or those who rank…

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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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Google+ style buttons, download 200 Google+ icons

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

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. 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

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 2005, with the light hand of publisher Tim O’Reilly, the term Web 2.0 was firmly included in the lecture by web developers. Like any new term, it still remains the subject of lively discussion, during which the main feature is identified, which is no longer in doubt. Having replaced the “old” Web 1.0, Web 2.0 has become a new model for the existence of the Internet community, where an ordinary user becomes a direct participant and creator of the content of the site. From now on, the 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…

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The best interfaces of mobile applications (selection of source sites)
Now the direction of mobile design is experiencing a real boom: traffic from various devices is growing rapidly, and new applications appear like mushrooms after rain. Therefore, it is not…

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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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In Defense of Eye Candy
(“Eye candy” is translated by one of the ABBYY Lingvo dictionaries as “something pretty, attractive, pleasing to the eye (person, thing, etc.)”; also “Eye Candy” is the name of the…

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