Jacob Nielsen - renowned usability specialist
I decided to slightly dilute the publication with all sorts of pictures and materials for downloading a very interesting article about one well-known in narrow (and not so) person circles.…

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Minimalistic design of taxis - 7 advantages and main features of the style
If you want to create a website, the main rule to follow is not to overdo it. The so-called minimalistic design has been helping this web designers for years. He…

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How to choose the best illustrations for your site
I somehow had a publication about the best free photobanks and photo stocks in which the question was raised where to look for images for the site. Today I want…

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Design in the browser for beginners

Read it! It will be quite enough to begin. Make your first, most likely clumsy site. Go back and read again. Correct errors. Repeat. No, you probably do not want to read everything at once. There are many other resources, many different approaches you can use. It’s okay, but I still recommend a little reading and try to go through the first steps. Design in the browser for beginners Perhaps, you know that most designers first use graphic editors, and only then give their projects to the coder for layout. Photoshop is the most commonly used tool, but designers also use programs such as Sketch, GIMP, Inkscape, and Illustrator. Continue reading

Headers for website or blog

Authors blog is a kind of virtual representation, so it must look unique. The problem is that most of the free templates (if not all) are available to everyone on the network, so there is a great chance to meet two absolutely identical sites. I am talking now exclusively about the design of the site header and other elements of the layout, since this is the first thing that catches the eye of the visitor. This can be compared to when you go to a party or a holiday and meet a person who is dressed exactly the same. I can assume that you will hate him and will avoid him in every way 🙂 Continue reading

How to overcome the creative crisis of designers?

Today we have another guest post from Evgeny Ignashov, who represents the project Candysign: creating websites, icons, networking, programming.
Are these lines read by creative people or those who identify themselves with them? If so, then they surely know the times, both of the crazy creative eruption and of creative stagnation. I, at least, are familiar (we will assume that this suggests that I am a real creator :)) Stagnation in our country, dizigners can happen for a great many reasons, such as: sleep, hunting, stupid customer, muse left or favorite song Winamp is over. Everyone has their own. Continue reading

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

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How to make a color palette for the site and not only (algorithm + tips)
In Design Mania, there were already several publications with a similar theme: in a note about color matching services for websites, besides inspiration resources, we looked at a couple of…

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10 trends and trends logos
Last year's post about trends in logos 2017 was well received by readers, so we decided to continue this “tradition” and consider the main trends in logo design 2018. Despite…

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

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