How to overcome the creative crisis of designers?
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…

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Effective methods of split-screen design
One of the most notable trends in web design in 2017 can be called the division of the screen into two parts. More and more web projects use a similar…

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Three misfortunes of responsive design and ways to prevent them Source
Scaling vs. rubber layout vs. responsive design. There are many misunderstandings related to these terms that are equally periodically committed by web developers. In truth, these terms mean the evolutionary…

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How to create a website that increases the awareness of your brand
If you want your website to become successful, just a good design will not be enough: it must first reflect the personality of your brand. When developing a design, you…

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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 of many fonts on the Internet, designers will have to master another important skill – the ability to choose the appropriate fonts that complement the layout designs they develop. You can also study popular typography trends or ready-made beautiful examples from other professionals.

Until now, the use of fonts other than those installed with the operating system has meant using images, flash or other workarounds. However, the creators of browsers gave map designers a hand by introducing the @ font-face CSS property, which allows you to register a link to any font file, as a result of which it will be used on the pages of the site. Continue reading

How to choose the best illustrations for your site

So, you already have a terrific site on Wix, and now you want to hit its visitors with lively, eye-catching illustrations. Visual content is an incredibly important element in creating a good site. Even if you are not an artist or photographer, you should think about what images to use to be sure of success.

With such a huge choice, you probably more than once had to wonder what images help to achieve the greatest return. Here are some tips to help you choose images that can make your website stand out from the competition.
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The image on the main page is the first thing that visitors see on your site. What can it say about your company? It’s a good idea to use large, eye-catching pictures here, as they help form the first impression of your business. Continue reading

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 subject and purpose. The ability of the developer to correctly manipulate the color scheme is one of the most important factors indicating a high degree of professionalism. In order for the color palette used for site design to evoke the necessary emotions and push the site visitors to certain actions, the selection of its components, that is, colors, should strictly adhere to the most important rules of color theory. Therefore, before you begin the process of developing graphic elements of the site, you must carefully consider the color scheme, which will form the basis of the design solution. It must be remembered that the art of literate design is an important feature of a successful web designer, which is acquired only by experience. Continue reading

Trends of web design. Part 2
I continue to translate an article about web design trends 2009. The first 5 new fashion trends look like this: Printed letters Advanced User Interfaces PNG transparency Huge typography Font…

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What is polyfil?
Where did the polyfill come from and how did the term form? This happened earlier, in 2009, when I was busy writing the book "Introducing HTML5" ("Introducing HTML5"). Sitting in…

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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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