Cards vs lists. Their influence on user experience
he most common ways to organize web content today are cards and lists. Each of them has its pros and cons. If lists were used for this purpose for a…

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What is Icon Fonts? Meet with FontAwesome and IcoMoon
Here I will demonstrate the excellent solutions that can be achieved using Icon Fonts, but let's first get acquainted with the very concept of font icons, as well as the…

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Cocktail vintage and innovation: retro style in web design
According to the American writer John Steinbeck, the majority of people are ninety percent living in the past, seven now, and only three percent remains for the future. Well, the…

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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…

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What is Icon Fonts? Meet with FontAwesome and IcoMoon

Here I will demonstrate the excellent solutions that can be achieved using Icon Fonts, but let’s first get acquainted with the very concept of font icons, as well as the positive and negative sides of using them. Then we will test the two most popular sets of font icons using various examples, which will allow you to see how they can be used in real projects. What is Icon Fonts? Icon Fonts is nothing more than regular fonts.

The only difference is that instead of the usual for us sets of fonts, consisting of numbers and letters, font icons contain different characters and glyphs. But the main reason why Icon Fonts is so popular on the Web is that they are easily CSS styled. Advantages and disadvantages of font icons. There are several strong positive points in favor of the use of font icons instead of raster images: Any CSS effect can be applied to them. They are scalable because they are created using vector graphics. Continue reading

Trends of web design. Part 3
Custom designs Recently, there has been a strong trend towards more individual and creative designs. Instead of using conventional approaches, designers experiment with how the information is structured, how it…

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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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Selection of colors for the site
Coloring the appearance of the site is of great importance and with a professional approach allows the web designer to create the necessary atmosphere of the resource, corresponding to its…

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