Endless page scrolling: helps or hurts?
When it comes to online marketing or web design, it is extremely important to be the initiator of successful ideas and to form trends in your own field. Today we…

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History of pixel art. Past and future
Pixel art (pixelart, pixel art) is a form of digital graphics created using a raster graphic editor, where each image pixel is manually edited. For the first time in 1982,…

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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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The ideal form of authorization - how to do it is not necessary (errors and tips)
Recently, we posted a number of useful tips on creating effective registration forms on the site, and today we want to talk about the authorization / login unit. Recently, a…

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Creating a furniture site design: tips, real-life examples and common mistakes

Immediately after the publication of the post with the best examples of furniture sites, an interesting English-language note of a similar subject caught our eye. It contains a selection of tips and nuances on the creation of furniture sites with vivid illustrations of typical solutions, as well as a description of the mistakes that you definitely do not want to repeat.

It has always been interesting to work with projects of this category, since they are closely connected with the interior or architecture, and the products themselves, as a rule, have exquisite taste. Relying on the experience of designers and web developers, the article Best Furniture Website Design Examples explores the factors that help make the designs of furniture websites as efficient and unique as possible. 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.

For many users, it is difficult to perceive such web projects, they look confusing, and even in some places they strain a little. However, as correctly noted in the comments to the previous article, this approach to design is a consequence of specific cultural traditions. During the time of isolation from the outside world, there have been formed their own trends in art, which are also expressed when creating web-design.

Despite the rather unusual approaches, there are several things you can learn from Japanese online sites. Here are 5 simple lessons, the article is a translation of this note. 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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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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Where and how to make a designer online
At present, it is not so easy to find a suitable and well-paid job, even for a knowledgeable, knowledgeable person. The crisis and any other nonsense oppresses, some design unemployment…

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