Reducing bloat

Published by | 27.03.2014 | Design | Comments (0)

Complexity in our designs is often inevitable. Sometimes, it is even necessary. When working with any client, there will always be a level of complexity that we will try to reduce, be it the number of menu items, the content or anything else that seems too confusing or not understandable.

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We build consistency and interconnection in our design.

Published by | 17.03.2014 | Design | Comments (0)

Hello friends. We took too long a break in the “Design School for Developers” series. It's time to catch up on what we are going to do in the near future. One of the key elements of the composition is understanding how to build consistency in your projects and how to display the relationship between each of the elements on the page.

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Add space to your designs

Published by | 14.10.2013 | Design | Comments (0)

Hello friends! Spaces are not just a block of space in your design. Instead, think of this more as a structural “empty” space, where there are no additional elements, decorations or other parts of your design.

In essence, the space is “unused” space, although I think this is not a very good definition. Gaps only at first glance uselessly are in designs, and in fact they fulfill very useful goals in design and work a lot. Spaces are valuable in any design, they allow your design to breathe and offer a greater balance inside your design.

In the end, what determines the presence of a block, if not the space around it?

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Introduction to composition

Published by | 04.10.2013 | Design | Comments (0)

Hello to all. Today we will have an excursion, an introduction to the composition. Composition combines all your ideas and design elements in general, all the components of your design. We will remember everything we talked about in previous lessons. After all, from all the composition and turns out - one of the truly difficult aspects of design.

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Alignment will improve your design.

Published by | 29.09.2013 | Design | Comments (0)

Alignment goes hand in hand with a modular grid. Proper alignment of objects on the page will make them more visually attractive and will serve you faithfully in the usability of your design: it will be easier for the user to read the page. All elements in your design should be aligned. Whether it's just text, images, videos, buttons, a call to action, links, etc.

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Choice of modular grid

Published by | 22.09.2013 | Design | Comments (2)

In the previous article I introduced you to the modular grid. I think you should have a good understanding of what it is and why they are needed in your designer’s arsenal. Today I am going to tell you about the choice of modular grid: work with ready-made CSS frameworks or create your own grid. I hope by the end of this article you will have a good idea of ​​what kind of modular grid you want to use.

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All about modular grids

Published by | 19.09.2013 | Design | Comments (2)

Now you know everything about color, typography and other various things that you need before you start a design project. It's time to start to deal with some of the basics of working with modular grids in your projects.

Modular mesh allows you to create a solid structure and shape in your design. Like the typographical hierarchy and the vertical rhythm, the modular grid can implement the same sense of structure. As with coding, there are several recommended ways of organizing modules and code sections, and a modular grid system can also help with web design.

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We improve the layout with a vertical rhythm

Published by | 17.09.2013 | Design | Comments (0)

One of the most important aspects of typography on the Internet is vertical rhythm. This is one of the most difficult aspects of typography, and often takes a lot of time and experimentation. There are many ways to achieve a good vertical rhythm on the page, although some may boil down to what you just like the way it looks on the screen.

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Basics of typography for the developer

Published by | 12.09.2013 | Design | Comments (0)

Typography is a fundamental element in any design. Websites are primarily intended to display information. This content should be easy to read, digest, be understood and have a solid foundation for typography.

Typography is perhaps one of the easiest parts of design training, simply because you can easily change and play with the text to get immediate results. However, we will increase the typography skills so that you can create something that works well, efficiently and is useful for your users.

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