The history of web design: from the Stone Age to the era of modern technology
From the author: Photoshop is still the favorite tool among web designers, and the right add-ons will make it even more powerful. To increase your productivity, save you time and nerves, we have selected several valuable resources for Photoshop, plugins and scripts. Some of them will accelerate the implementation of routine tasks so that you can pay attention to this work, while other tools will create a bridge between Photoshop and the code, and your layout designs will incorporate all the advantages of both worlds. All tools are free and work with Photoshop CC 2015, if the article does not specify something else. Continue reading
A bit of theory: the concept of logo efficiency
The main functions and capabilities of the logo have already been mentioned above. This small icon can produce a stunning result if it matches your business and appeals to your target audience.
In fact, the logo is a powerful tool for attracting new customers, as well as encouraging them to contact you again and again. They contact you, are satisfied with the product or service, remember you by the logo, and then return to you, rather than go to the competitor.
The result grows like a snowball. And if we will not question the quality of the goods or services offered by your company, then the quality and effectiveness of the logo is an additional and subordinate factor. It will allow you to achieve recognition of the target audience at a relatively low cost. Continue reading
From the author: full-screen Splash Screen’s currently the most famous template on the Internet, in fact, the current trend in web design. Some people like him, others hate him, but let’s put aside your feelings and look at really worthwhile examples, and also talk about the best ways to use them.
A little bit about design convergence
The term “design convergence” means that all designs have a habit of being similar, i.e. converge over time or become more similar. @Jongold recently posted on Twitter:
He talked about the fact that today designers lack creativity, and they take up the easiest method in designing web pages. Fullscreen Splash Screens are a good example of his thoughts. Do we, as designers, choose the easiest way using this template? Do we intentionally not want to push the boundaries and bring something new? Is the Internet standing still just because you are so lazy? Continue reading