Basics Design Principles (842 materials)
Web Design Principles
A professional web designer is a person who manages to ignore his personal likes and dislikes and creates the layout that satisfies and attracts the audience of the future site. Web design principles are generally accepted, but eventually changing recommendations on how to create comfortable and user friendly website interface with powerful Photoshop elements 9 software and extended Adobe CS6 design software. Your project's niche and goals are the factors that all your work should be based on, so don't disregard some basic concepts of marketing, psychology, art and search engine optimization. Our team keeps this collection of guidelines up-to-date as technology and viewers' preferences keep on evolving.
Contrast and repetition are the basic design principles you've probably learned already or use intuitively, but I'm sure it's always good to go back to basics to improve your work. So let's look closer into contrast and repetition in design.
Web design is a fascinating subject to learn, but an unprepared novice might find it daunting. The amount of techniques and nuances makes it hard to find where to start from. I know even the most experienced web designers don't know absolutely everything. There is a number of very good web design courses on the web that are aimed to help you with that. I'm gonna show you the best ones.
These last couple of weeks I've been reflecting on 2014. The year was full of events. We learned a lot and made changes. Let's revise some of those things we learned about web design this year.
It's become a tradition for every self-respecting blog somehow related to web design to have a post predicting web design trends for the upcoming year or summarizing trends for the ending year, or both. I was curious if the trends that were predicted for 2014 in fact became actual trends. Here are the results of my small research. Plus my predictions for the upcoming year.
Whether you are just starting your career in photography or you are a seasoned professional there is one fact you can not argue with - you have to have a portfolio. Portfolios sell, this is the only way for you to get clients after all. Think about it - is there really any other way for you to show people how awesome you are, what you can do with that camera of yours?
You probably know that creating a website from scratch is not a matter of a few hours or even a few days. It is a lot of work and learning, and it takes a lot of time to build one website from scratch. Or is it? Learn how to create your own unique website in just 30 minutes!
Most designers stopped implementing buttons as a design element around 2003/2004, using dynamic menu systems and CSS to dress things up instead. Strangely, buttons have made a comeback in web dev circles, now they're known as "ghost buttons" instead. This is literally the most anticipated trend for 2015. So you better get prepared if you want to stay up to date in the new year.
Websites are obviously an extremely visual way of communicating with people, and color plays a very large part in that communication process. The guide we've put together here will lead you on a journey of discovery through color, and what it means for your web design efforts. Enjoy!
You can make logging into your site as complex or as simple a process as you want, but as you'll see from the tips I share here that now might be a good time to put some common sense to use, and stick to keeping your overall login process relatively simple.
There are definitely cycles in web design where things fall in and out of favor every few years. Using a full-screen background image in one of those trends that is coming back. And fast. As with any other trend, there are prons and cons of using it. Let's look more closely into them.