Tips for creating a beautiful one-page portfolio site
Many global web design trends can be applied to one-page pages, but they also have their own unique features. Such projects are quite specific, so it is useful to read…

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Professions of the future: who is a technical designer?
Often disputes arise between developers and designers - which of them plays the main role. Ask this question to the HR manager, and you will get an answer like, “Both…

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9 tips on typography site
Typography for a web site is a rather important design element that is not expressed very strongly in Runet. This question is more often raised on English-speaking foreign design blogs,…

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6 main stages of site development

I was recently told in the comments that some posts do not match the format of the blog, which is positioned as a useful resource for web designers. On the one hand, a lot of attention is really paid to a graphic editor, for example, photoshop, but on the other hand, this is also part of the work, and not least. Nevertheless, today I decided to publish a post that would partially satisfy those who want to read something about creating websites. At the same time, I decided not to limit myself to one web design, but to consider the issue more broadly. Continue reading

History of pixel art. Past and future

Today we bring to your attention a guest post about pixel graphics from Anna, which maintains a pretty interesting blog of the corresponding “pixel” subject.

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, the term pixel art was used in Xerox Corporation by Adele Goldbert and Robert Flegal, but the graphic itself was used 10 years before in the same Xerox company. Also, to some extent, we can also consider pixel art ’and the occupation our grandmother-great-grandmothers were engaged in – cross-stitching, is it not true, it seems – one cross – one pixel =) Continue reading

How microstock was born

Microstock (microstock) – the budget segment of the stock photos, offering quality images for a penny, is rapidly gaining momentum. What is not surprising: such a cheap and affordable quality photo has never been before. Today, in microstock, photos are bought not only by regular customers of photobanks, but also by those designers who have not even looked in the direction of purchasing legal photos before. It is logical: before they could not afford it. Now it is available to everyone. 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…

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Web design illustrations are the best examples of use.
If you carefully study any selection of website designs on a particular topic, you will see one trend - illustrations are now in vogue. They are so widespread that we…

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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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5 common mistakes in web design that enrage users
Developing an interactive interface or website is not an easy task. You have to collect everything about your audience, analyze and plan its behavior. New technologies make the research process…

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