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Questions tagged [website-design]

Questions about designing the aesthetic look of websites, both practical and theoretical. For questions about coding the structure of a website, please go to Stack Overflow. For questions about the user experience, please go to UX.SE. Ask anything related to designing graphics and visual layouts here on GD.SE.

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Is there a suggested width for website images on the new 4K monitors?

Is there a suggested optimal width for web images on the new 4K monitors? Someone who's redesigning the site for the company I work for claims that the 770 pixel width images that are in the content ...
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What rules should I follow to generate shades and tints of a color?

There are some articles (e.g: Building Your Color Palette) about color palettes for web design, I read some of them, one thing that I don't understand (which is not explained well in those articles) ...
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What is this style called?

This is a repost from the ux stackexchange. I am trying to find the name of the style of the following websites. It's a mix of classic bootstrap and material design. But instead of full material ...
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Tips on color in UI?

I've been working on a personal project recently, and I'm having trouble implementing the full color scheme. I've uploaded a semi-functional mockup . My primary and secondary colors are: rgba(245, ...
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Nested table of content designs

I'm using Bootstrap 4 for my websites layout, and recently wanted to create a nested Table of Content. Considering https://graphicdesign.stackexchange.com/help/on-topic, I'd say this is about the ...
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List all hues used on a webpage or an application

I read How can I find out what RGB colors a website uses? and know how to spot a color on the website. There are several plugins available, and this topic is beaten to death on above stack page. ...
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Large color palette generator?

Is there a color picker that will generate a large palette of colors say 10 or so? Most I've seen max out at 5. In my case, I have a project that has about 14 color-coded sections and it would be nice ...
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Real estate property listing formatting

Working on this real estate development website with multiple units for sale, each of these listing the number of bedrooms, bathrooms, floor and unit surface per unit (below the 'Family Unit' title). ...
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How to make a video of a counter e.g.100-1,000,000?

I'm developing a website and want a counter upon start up to go from 1,000-1,000,000 So we decided the best way to do it would be to put a video on the cover that would play on start up. Now how do I ...
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Are there any downsides to a dark theme?

I'm not a graphic designer - I'm a web developer. I'm looking at creating a portfolio website, and hiring a graphic designer to design it for me. By default, I personally like dark themes - and ...
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Proofing for displays with low color fidelity

I'm tasked with designing a web application that will run on a range of TVs and monitors, all with potentially bad color fidelity. Users will be using this app in a "Kiosk" fashion, standing 30 to 50 ...
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What technologies should I learn in order to design low-poly art for the web?

What is the following type of art called and what technologies does one need to learn in order to produce this style of art? The best word I can think of to describe the art is low-poly but I have a ...
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Adobe Sign for Websites

I have an editable PDF I want to put on a WordPress site. When people just try to open the PDF in their browser normally, the signature field is just a text box. When I make an Adobe Sign request ...
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Svg file exported from illustrator rendered incorrectly on IE and Edge

The svg file code: <?xml version="1.0"?> <svg xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" width="811.49" height="817.74" viewBox="0 0 811.49 817.74"> <path class="b" d="M692.4,290.2c5.4-4.2,6....
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What is the element being used here?

I cant inspect element and find out, how they have implemented it. It's not simple highlight though, it has this glassy , feel to it . Edit : not glassy anymore
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How can I as a Front End Web Developer take advantage of tools like Photoshop?

So quite often I read that using Photoshop or something equal as a Web Developer can help a lot in actually making a concept of the Page and or moving stuff around more quickly to see how it looks, ...
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Steps to to handing off designs to engineers

I work as a UX/UI Designer at a small startup right now. My background is in design with some front end work. I'm not sure our process for handing off files to developers is the most efficient and ...
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Steps to becoming a Web Designer without writing code?

I'm a senior back-end developer. I have a sister who's a designer, and she really struggles to get to the end of the month. I see how successful web designers can be in agencies and software companies ...
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Layouts for website 30% bigger. Could the problem be related to dpi?

I created multiple layouts for a whole website with 150dpis. I sent the layout to the developer and when I got the site back it was horrible. The fonts were very big. The images too. The sizes are 30%...
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Hero image size and optimize [duplicate]

Size: What size would be good for Hero image in pixels length and weight for both laptop and desktop? Desktop images are more rectangular and the mobile device square images, this needs to be ...
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Dimensions for designing a website

I have three related questions: When it comes to deciding on the dimensions for responsive web design, who calls the shots at a digital agency? Is it the visual designer, developer, product owner or ...
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What colour space does a browser use?

Please correct me if I'm misunderstanding anything here - I think I understand that a hex value of #AE0000 is meaningless without knowing what colour space it refers to. If I write that in CSS as a ...
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Are there any platforms on which we can keep our Psd's and AI file safe and also for sharing purpose?

I am looking for some platforms on which I can keep my heavy PSDs and other AI files safe. Also, I want to be able download them later when I want. How do design companies share files? Through ...
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What are the best font-paring and complimentary accent color for a brand that uses Old English font and dark blue (#001d3b)?

I have a project developing a web app for a school which it's brand and identity using Old English MT font and color #001d3b (dark blue in the image). The problem I'm having and currently bugs me is, ...
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What can good artists do to become good designers (web & app)?

I'm working towards a career change. I'm a good artist, but I've found that this does NOT translate into being a "good designer". Recently I took on a couple of jobs to test the water. I did two logo ...
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How (or will) using black and white version of logo on main site be contra-productive?

A company I work for is in process of making a new website. Management wants to use only black and white version of our logo which primarily is colored. The website will have a very minimalistic ...
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Live Paint work for a responsive website?

Do vector drawings colored in with Illustrator's Live Paint work as expected for use in a responsive website?
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How should a web programmer learn to design websites? [duplicate]

I worked at an agency coding websites for some time. I got very good, to where I could code entire websites from scratch in less than a day. The agency had a separate department for graphic design, ...
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Designing a webpage for cake customization

I am developing the website of a bakery where the client wants to offer different customization options for the various layers of a cake, namely, frosting, filling, etc. The design that i came up ...
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Photograph of text looks blurry when small on website but when enlarged looks crisp?

I am editing some photos for a website that has text in it, when I upload them onto the site the text looks blurry, but when I pop the images open to being larger the text looks crisp and I am not ...
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Critique my amateur website

I'm new to this stack but have spent a lot of time on Stack Overflow. I'm a computer science student who's recently gotten into web development and I'm working on a personal website. This is the ...
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Designing for text heavy content.

I'm a junior UI/UX designer and I'm struggling to design websites in our company because the content team is tasked to do 200-300 word sections in the home page. The content will look like this.. -...
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Colors of design are perceived as boring, how can this be improved?

I'm working with the same colors all the time and I want to try to make it more interesting. I think the colors are getting boring but I can't just add another color without making it ugly or weird. ...
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Help Me Find a Matching Font for My Logo [closed]

I have designed the logo below for a social network and am looking to put the name "UMMATI" beside it. I'm trying to decide on a font that looks good beside it and to decide whether the text should be ...
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web banner that needs to be sized 469x60 pixels

Designing a web banner that needs to be sized 469x60 pixels. I am using Photoshop and everything looks blurry. I tried creating it 4x larger and then downsizing but it is still blurry. From what I ...
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It is recommended to put the main image below the bio info in your profile?

I am not an expert in interface design (just if you think my question is bad). I am designing my own web site where I share my work and add some info about myself. On the main page: it is ...
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Mesure lineheight and margin bottom in one Photoshop textfield

What is your approach for measuring the lineheight + margin in a Photoshop file where the text is in one textfield. So H1, h2, h2-sub are all in one textfield. What is the fastest way for this, when ...
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What do you think of puzzle backgrounds? Maybe old-fashioned? [closed]

please take a look to this fast wireframe: It comes from a web designer I work with. We are discussing it, because I perceive the puzzle background as somewhat, don't know, something not modern, ...
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Client asking me to copy another website layout and effects but not content. What point is it copyright infringement?

I know very similar questions have been asked but couldn't find insight on a situation as similar to mine. A (very good) client that I don't want to drop wants me to mimic another website's layout and ...
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How can I keep the user attention on the main content without changing the sidebar?

I'm working to make a layout of a portfolio website. The website will have a side navebar, which will collapse in the mobile view. What I'm trying to achieve is to keep the user's attention in the ...
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Material Design Assets

I've got a question about Material Design assets. In my work I'm supposed to do visualisation of a simple web app. My core tool is Illustrator and the requirement for this site is to be consistent ...
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Is there a feature to export a layout with dimensions?

I'm creating a layout for a website with Affinity Designer. Is there a feature in Affinity Designer (or Photoshop/Illustrator) to somehow export a design generating all dimensions into the target file,...
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Is there a canonical way of representing parallax backgrounds in a wireframe?

I am currently working on several wireframes / mockups. The product I am designing will have a landing page with a parallax. What is the correct way of representing this in a wireframe? So far, I ...
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Header container alignment with the body container

I always have this dilemma of choosing whether to align the navigation/header container with the content/body container. here are two example images that shows what I am talking about. I outlined the ...
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Pairing the “Learning Curve” font

I'm trying to find a good pairing for the Learning Curve font, to use in a website. This particular font is used in the client's logo. I must convey a stylish and elegant mood, and I've tried to pair ...
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SVG for Web — possible to use clipping via CSS without a clipPath?

I'm not too well versed (yet?) in using SVG for the web. What I do know is that simple shapes are better than complex paths, if at all possible (due to simple points versus pathing points). Because of ...
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Screensize vs viewport – what canvas size should I use / choose?

ScreenSize (layout viewport) – interpretated as background, which user can observe the moment browser window loads content, including scrollbar (17px for Chrome) oriented vertically on the right side ...
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Looking for website examples for a drag and drop style widget

I'm designing a site and they want me to add the functionality to drag and drop different data to be displayed to the client in different ways. For example, bar charts or line charts. I'm having ...
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How to resize all the layers?

I'm working with a graphic designer who doesn't know how to design for the web, I can't blame her, she's not a web designer. She keeps sending me pictures and PSDs that seem too big, I do my ...
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Smart home design feedback

I would like some feedback for my design. It is in german because we are situated in a german speaking part of the world. Back story, it's a website which will guide a customer with smart home ...