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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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…

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Social networks for designer career
Today's topic, as you already understood, will be connected with the use of social media by employees of the sphere of design and not only. Moreover, unlike the article on…

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Designers are fickle people, they like to experiment with things. Therefore, they often try to solve problems of different approaches, which in the future may become mainstream and classic. As a result, other artists notice all this, begin to use some nuances themselves, after which a trend arises.

Over the past few months, the SmashingMagazine portal team has analyzed a variety of web designs, new trends, and various artistic solutions. As a result, the article “trends of web design 2009” was born: new developments, design elements and graphic approaches. All this is seasoned with the arguments of professionals and beautiful vivid examples. Continue reading

Get rid of guesswork in design

Creativity breathes life into successful sites. However, creative ideas and solutions often resemble guessing – a dangerous business, I tell you. So what can designers do to convince the customer, in their obsession with the best intentions, and in their decisions that they are hard as a stone? The following exercises will help build a real dialogue with the customer and teach you to document it, and the client will remove the veil of fear of creativity and get involved in the process of creating your website. Continue reading

Hamburger menu: a bit of history and alternatives

We continue to discuss the topic of navigation in web projects. After reviewing examples of bread crumbs, we decided today to talk about the so-called hamburger menu. There was a time when this element brought freshness and novelty to user interfaces on mobile devices. This icon has become not only an integral part of top mobile applications, but has also begun to be actively used in site headers (in adaptive versions and not only). Continue reading

Improving registration form on the site
On the Internet, the registration procedure occurs to us as often as the authorization form on the sites. You have to do the following: in all kinds of web services…

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The principle of the golden section in the design of sites
A key indicator of the quality of web design is how natural and easy it is perceived by users. When creating a visual site design, it is important to illustrate…

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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 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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