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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.
If you think Comic Sans is the worst it gets, you couldn't be more mistaken. There are some seriously hideous fonts, some of which were created that way purposefully but others didn't intent to end up as a laughingstock of the font world. Here are some of the ugliest fonts in web design history and what they were (hopefully) going for.
As a web designer it is important to keep up with current trends and how they effect the user interface (UI) and experience of the sites you create. Some trends we hear about every time we visit a design focused web site or blog. Other trends don't gather quite as much attention. Below are a few UI trends that might not get as much coverage, but are still worthy of incorporating into modern day designs.
When you're designing your customer-facing website, it's probably too tempting to think outside the box and try to create a unique and innovative online experience. But this may actually turn out to be the least effective and most alienating approach you could possibly take.
Creating a great foodie website isn't exactly rocket science, but I've put together these handy tips to help you along in your digital, culinary journey. Be warned - there are some mouth-watering examples!
Web designs are like fashion trends: Some of them are classics while others are best left forgotten. However, they're still good for a laugh and as a reminder of what happens when you try to get too creative with your design skills. Here are some of the ugliest web design trends of all times. Revisiting history ensures that you won't repeat these mistakes.
404 pages provide you with a fantastic opportunity to not only engage your visitors that bit more, but also to ensure that even if you've messed up and deleted a particular page that the visitor doesn't simply leave your site and go elsewhere instead. Here are some tips for making your 404 page part of your overall online marketing effort.
Now that we're fully immersed in a mobile-ready world, it's not enough for business websites to feature responsive design (although it's still important). Now it's all about mobile site, app, or both. Which one works best for your business, consumers and company, and which can you do without?
Web designers have to rely on many different resources to put together a site that wows and impresses clients. Whether it's something to give them creative inspiration or something else altogether that helps them with the practical side of coding issues, web designers need a veritable arsenal of tools at their side to do a good job for clients. If you're working on any web-design project, you'll definitely want the following tools close by.