VPN Basic Concepts and Classification
The term VPN (Eng. "Virtual Private Network") refers to a group of technologies that provide a network connection, or the so-called logical network, functioning on top of some other network,…

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Turbologo - an online service for creating logos
For a company, a company logo is not just an element of style. This, in fact, is its business card on the market, which stands out among competitors. A well-thought-out…

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How to protect your password from hacking
Today, passwords play a significant role in human life. Everywhere on the Internet, on every site, each account must have its own password in order for the user to gain…

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Interesting features of UI design in different countries

When you create an interface design for applications / sites operating in different countries, you should take into account the peculiarities of national cultures and traditions of the corresponding target audience. Today we publish a translation of an article from the international company Cuberto, which is engaged in outsourced design and has experience in working with customers from all over the world.

In the article, experts share their impressions and important nuances regarding the UX / UI design of several countries: Japan, the USA, the Russian Federation, China, India and others. You could apply these practices and approaches to your professional activities. The entire animation is taken from the original note (perhaps it will be loaded a little longer than ordinary pictures, but more clearly).

JAPAN
In this case, we will talk about a Japanese startup, similar to the Uber mobile application, but with its own control system. To design the user interface, a “cartoony” style was chosen, which was reflected in the choice of certain color shades, fonts, and other graphic elements. Continue reading

How to make a color palette for a site and not only

In Design Mania, there have already been several publications with similar topics: in a note about color matching services for websites, in addition to inspiration resources, we examined a couple of useful web tools; there was also a post with an overview of palette generators, etc. However, without understanding the logic of how to make a color palette, all of them may turn out to be ineffective. Today we will try to fill this gap and clarify some theoretical points that are well described in this article.

Those of you who have already used new-fangled online generators are aware of their principle of operation: first you select some basic values, configure a number of parameters (the names of which resemble some musical terms), and then as a result you get a list of 4- 5 shades recommended for developing web projects.

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Top Web Design Articles, Downloads, and Inspiration

We continue the annual tradition and publish the most interesting notes for the “last season”. Earlier in Design Mania, you could already see a similar article for 2017 and a selection of the best posts in 2016. It seems to us that such a digest allows you to quickly view the most relevant materials and, possibly, save something for yourself in bookmarks.

For your convenience, the entries are grouped according to different topics that correspond to the sections of the blog: there are notes about logos, web design in general, icon / font archives, templates, textures, useful sevries and programs, and, of course, inspiring graphics. In total, about 55 links turned out, which completely coincides with last year’s indicators. In 2019, we hope to slightly increase their number + to finish updating the design of the project. Continue reading

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How to attract customers? 5 effective online advertising tools.
“Where to buy the goods?”, “Who should I order the service from?”, “Which company should I contact?” Your potential customers can find many answers to these questions, and there should…

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Landing Myths
Creating a high conversion landing page is a whole deal, right? And to want the landing page to look beautiful and cling to visitors is an understandable desire. But you…

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