6 Tips for creating one-page websites
Single-page websites are becoming popular and fashionable now - there is no doubt about it, although they are not suitable for every subject or organization. However, if done correctly, your…

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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 2D…

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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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7 useful Chrome extensions for designers

If you are in search of convenient tools for the workflow, congratulations: you have come to the right place. Team Dribbble offers you seven extensions for Chrome. They will help in finding fonts and codes for color, and even testing adaptive projects.

No matter what kind of designer you are, you definitely need at least one of these applications. Download, check and enjoy! Continue reading

How empty space killed corporate application functionality

Spacious. Minimalistic. Clean. A large amount of empty space has become a classic trick in developing application design for consumers.

And I don’t really hate this trend. Effective use of empty space is attractive and can significantly improve the usability of a simple interface. Long live empty space!

But what about complex interfaces? Corporate application developers understand what I mean: control panels that support innovative technologies, information-intensive logistics systems, and accounting systems with large amounts of data. These are the tools our users use every day to do their work. Continue reading

Designer UI Cribs: Creating Buttons

Buttons are my favorite design element. In this article we will look at the different types of buttons, types of interactions and states. To save time, let’s concentrate on the “normal” buttons. Therefore, we will ignore radio buttons, tabs, checkboxes, and other similar types of buttons.

1. Action buttons
In this section, we will look at the hierarchy of buttons and the language in which they communicate. Button actions are not determined by how they look (although users should be able to understand in appearance what a button means), but rather how they are used. Continue reading

Why cancel buttons should be colorless
What exactly does the Cancel button do? It returns the user to the previous screen. For users, Cancel is a means of protecting against unwanted changes in the system. To…

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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…

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The essence of the design - what is it?
The other day, a guest post came to me from Viktor Fomin, blog author Krufok, of the chronicle of the living mind of a copywriter philosopher. To begin with, in…

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How to overcome the creative crisis of designers?
Today we have another guest post from Evgeny Ignashov, who represents the project Candysign: creating websites, icons, networking, programming. Are these lines read by creative people or those who identify…

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