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First of all, it depends on the region but the most common of all copyright "laws" is the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works. Which basically states that you automatically have the copyright to any work you create even without notice on the work itself. There isn't an official register of copyright. I started with "it ...


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Is is possible? Yes. Technology-wise, you would do the same thing you'd do for language localisation (see this related SE question for the specificities). Localization refers to the adaptation of a product, application or document content to meet the language, cultural and other requirements of a specific target market (a locale). Source Seems ...


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You have two main options as workflow (although as DA01 pointed out, these are just a few of many possible ones): Create the mockups in Photoshop or similar software, and then manually re-create them in HTML/CSS; Create the design directly in HTML/CSS. In option 1, you would basically use the photoshop file as a reference, mostly to calculate distances ...


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Consider using established UI patterns like the burger menu icon or an arrow to show that there is a draw or menu. The icon is enough for people to know there is navigation / settings to be clicked. This is just a quick sketch, but you can get icons like this from Bootstraps library.


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It depends on the type of client and project. For example, an individual contracting you to create a website for his side project will likely not be interested in (let alone be able to afford) a monthly retainer. However, a medium sized business that contracts you for a brand face lift and a redesign of their online shop very well may be interested in a ...


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For all the graphic designers who do web design too. Web design is a specialized branch. It is not an "aditional" one. The same as print design for flat bed press, logo design, motion graphics, etc. This basicly means you need to be... specialized. How do you knock up client design mockups for review My 2 cents from a previous question: How Do You ...


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Short answer: It's best to use good icons in the first place - sometimes providing additional help to aid understanding can still be preferable (descriptive text, tooltips, etc.). Providing alternatives based on language can be better some of the time, but it will always be more expensive. Longer answer: In any case, it is preferable to use one set ...


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If you can, group the layers and apply a Color Overlay effect to that group on Layer Style panel. If you can't group, apply the Color Overlay effect to just one layer. Then, on Layer Panel, right click that layer and choose Copy Layer Style. Select all the other layers and right click > Paste Layer Style. Also, you could create a new layer style and then ...


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There’s a good article by Ira Kalb, Assistant Professor of Clinical Marketing, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California, where he outlines these 5 succinct reasons: A logo that is too big comes with a lot of negative baggage including the following: 1. Inside-out thinking. Successful companies put the customer first and convey ...


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Sketch is good for web design and can export css styles, even though photoshop is the most used program for web designs in my opinion its not the best it encourages designers to design stuff that is not possible or requires hacky css to replicate the effect. Using sketch or illustrator limits designers to produce designs that actually support web ...


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Is it feasible? Yes. Just as you have thought about it, it is definitely possible to do it like that. A better question is "Are there better ways to do this?" in which case I would answer probably. The only time that I would use SVG for this is if most all of the elements that you want to zoom in on are originally SVG (such as icons) you're trying to ...


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If I am not mistaken you simply can't have different layer comps where the canvas changes size. That's because layer combs affect layers, not the canvas (document). I suppose a work-around could be (I tried it in CS6) : Select Layer Comb you want exported (secondary page layer comp) File > Scripts > Export Layers to Files ... You can choose (when ...


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Well, even if this is kinda off topic, I feel like answering it anyway. The main trouble with the default scroolbar is the browser compatibility, if you code it yourself you will never get a one-script-for-all solution, you will have to code another line for almost each browser out there and it's not easy, especially if you want it to work on relic versions ...


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One big reason this isn’t done is that the trend is towards invisible scroll bars. If you go through every category of computing device (phone, tablet, small notebook, pro notebook, desktop, etc.) the #1 device in every category has invisible scroll bars for years now. Also there are a lot of graphics tasks that you can do to improve a website today that ...


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I've done a couple of nice scrollbars before because I wanted the design to transition into the scrollbar since I didn't like how it looked bulky with the theme of the site. Another site design I had it to go along with the color palette and one because I could control the thickness of the scrollbar since the site was estimated to be viewed on mobile ...


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You might consider using a menu that slides out partially when a user has their mouse near the menu to save visual space. The default state: When the mouse is near (using animation to transition): If allowed, you may even be able to open it further when one of the sections is clicked.


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This is just my fill-in on one of your questions in the comments regarding the close button. When using a burger menu, you usually don't see the close button all the time, what happens is, you click the menu icon (burger menu), the full menu opens and in one way or another, the burger icon changes into the close icon. When hitting the close button, the ...


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Many ways to do this, including mathematically, but here is an opinionated approach based on experience. From a colour theory perspective both the brand blue and green have similar values (saturation/luminosity). I don't think you need any more bright colours in the palette. You could pick either as the primary colour. Use the primary colour for call to ...


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Retainers are certainly offered, but their acceptance and scope vary greatly depending on the type of client. In my experience post-launch retainer works best with larger client who need reliable access to web designer and developer who originally built the site and are willing to allocate budgets for support contract a year in advance. For smaller ...


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The biggest thing to consider is stakeholder expectations and your end goals as a designer. Depending on what your goals are Balsamiq may be more or less valuable than other tools. Example 1: Your have a simple site requirements and want to impress your client with graphic design. In this instance Balsamiq is probably not going to be as useful as ...


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I'll second both previous answers, you definitely want to have a seamless transition between design and development. One option is to follow a standard 12 grid PSD template to create layout and then confirm it with a coding compliance tool like https://www.oss-usa.com/web-preflight?promo=web-preflight. Another option is to take something like a WordPress ...


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You can change icons by locale. However, the browser is not meaningfully telling the locale of it's user. Many users set their agent language to english. Reasons vary, but basically all language localisations ive seen have bad translations. But even if the translation was good it would affect their ability to google knowlege about issues they have. ...



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