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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Using textures in web design
  What is the easiest, correct, and sometimes the only possible way to create the illusion of the relief of an element (object) in web design (as well as in…

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Typography for web
There are many books and articles on typography, but only some of them reveal the choice and combination of fonts. Due to the emerging opportunities and prospects for free use…

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cross-platform environment

Web design where to start – how to become a web designer yourself and start a successful career

Want to learn how to become a web designer yourself? Or maybe you already have several of your designs, and you would like to bring your skills to a new advanced level? Then you are moving in the right direction right now, since the topic of the article is “Web design where to start” and in it we will look at all the necessary steps in preparing a web designer and help you become a web designer yourself, with a little diligence and creativity. One article, of course, will not be able to tell how to become a web designer and tell about all the skills, necessary tools and technologies that need to be mastered on the way to the dream job. Continue reading

Creating beautiful RSS icons for your blog

For those who do not know RSS – a special format of blog posts, which allows you to receive updates from the site without having to visit it. For reading, special programs are used – RSS readers (for example, Google Reader).

As a rule, each blog has a button that allows you to subscribe to your blog articles via RSS. It can be located anywhere, but should be noticeable, it is often placed in the sidebar closer to the header of the site, sometimes it is given an impressive size for visitors to notice. In any case, the user should not specifically look for it. Continue reading

What can you learn in Japanese website designs?

Back in 2014, we published an interesting selection of designs of Japanese anime sites. Surely you can guess that the works there are presented quite specific and original. They are very different from the generally accepted standard approaches to web design, for example, in Europe or the United States. The visual design of Japanese online sites is very colorful, it uses a lot of different bright graphics, images, plus the pages are literally “crammed” with texts. Continue reading

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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How to make a perfect landing page
There is nothing more exciting in the work on the site than when all the experts combine their own efforts to make a new perfect landing page or home page…

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Clients in web design to be avoided
After you have finally become a web designer and started to struggle for success in the real world, you may find yourself in a rather difficult situation. The teachers probably…

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NON-STANDARD "ABSTRACT" DESIGN
It was originally planned to place a translation of an English-language article on web design trends in 2017, but after studying various sources, we decided to slightly change the concept…

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