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Designing A Dementia-Friendly Website

Excerpt of the ori­gin­al art­icle.

«Some well-estab­lished web design basics: min­im­ize the num­ber of choices that someone has to make; cre­ate self-explan­at­ory nav­ig­a­tion tools; help people get to what they’re look­ing for as quickly as pos­sible.»

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→ smashingmagazine.com

Best Colors For Websites That Increase Engagement

Excerpt of the ori­gin­al art­icle.

«The human eye sees red when it looks at light with a wavelength between 630 and 700 nano­met­ers. Light just past this range is called infrared, or below red, and can­not be seen by human eyes, although it can be sensed as heat.»

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→ 1stwebdesigner.com

Web Design Best Practices: Minimalism & Typography

Excerpt of the ori­gin­al art­icle.

«When talk­ing about design we need to con­sider text from a designer’s per­spect­ive. Text must be legible and read­able while fit­ting nicely with the website’s style. But it also must relate to a hier­archy of con­tent.»

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→ designshack.net

10 Top Tips on Creating Flat Design Graphics

Excerpt of the ori­gin­al art­icle.

«In this art­icle we’ll be talk­ing about flat design. You’ve prob­ably heard about it as it is one of the main trends in design for a few years already. Let’s take a closer look at this trend and get to know what it is, where it came from, and what you need to do to make a clean, vivid and respons­ive flat design!»

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→ tutsplus.com

Golden Rules of User Interface Design

Excerpt of the ori­gin­al art­icle.

«Based upon Ben Shneiderman’s “Design­ing the User Inter­face” and Jakob Nielsen’s “Ten Usab­il­ity Heur­ist­ics”, 10 gen­er­al prin­ciples for inter­ac­tion design. They are called “heur­ist­ics” because they are broad rules of thumb and not spe­cific usab­il­ity guidelines.»

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→ uxplanet.org

Less Is More — Minimalist And Simple Web Design

Excerpt of the ori­gin­al art­icle.

«First of all, we are not refer­ring to min­im­al­ist ver­sions of large pro­jects, but small and impress­ive work pieces. Min­im­al­ism ought to have a pur­pose, not to cut the time a design­er needs to deal with a com­plex pro­ject.»

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→ designyourway.net

Infinite Scrolling, Pagination Or “Load More” Buttons? Usability Findings In eCommerce

Excerpt of the ori­gin­al art­icle.

«What is the best pro­duct-load­ing schema for an e-com­mer­ce web­site: pagin­a­tion, a “Load more” but­ton or infin­ite scrolling? At Bay­mard Insti­tute, we’ve con­duc­ted sev­er­al year-long large-scale usab­il­ity stud­ies of more than 50+ lead­ing e-com­mer­ce web­sites»

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→ smashingmagazine.com

Are These Graphic Design Trends Going Out of Style?

Excerpt of the ori­gin­al art­icle.

«Look­ing back at the evol­u­tion of graph­ic design is like brows­ing through old pho­to albums. You might think: Was it really neces­sary to wear acid-wash jeans with a tur­tle­neck and over­sized flan­nel shirt in 1994? Or, What was I think­ing with that fluffy 80s hair? And just like the ques­tion­able fash­ion choices of our past, some design trends are simply products of their time (and bet­ter left there).»

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→ designschool.canva.com

Make a Statement Using White Space in Design

Excerpt of the ori­gin­al art­icle.

«We all know white space is a good design ele­ment to use with­in web­sites or apps. The use of space is one of the ten­ets of design the­ory and helps you cre­ate visu­al focus, con­trast and organ­iz­a­tion.»

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→ designmodo.com

Complete Guide to Using WebP Image Format

Excerpt of the ori­gin­al art­icle.

«WebP, or unof­fi­cially pro­nounced as weppy, is an image form­at intro­duced by Google Developers around 5 years ago. if you are a web design­er, or a developer who strives to reduce and optim­ize your image file size, what WebP is cap­able of should put a smile on your face.»

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→ hongkiat.com