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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 ...
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Building “HTML5 PSD files from comps”

I'm applying for a gig and one of the requirements is "Experience building ... HTML5 PSD files from comps". Can someone expand on what is meant by "HTML5 PSD files from comps"? I understand what ...
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RYB or RGB when designing for the web?

After reading this article, I started to question if I should be designing websites taking into account the RGB wheel instead of the RYB. What wheel should I be using for color selection for website ...
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Ideal range of brightness and saturation for background color of a website?

I'm developing a website and I'm thinking about the background color saturation and brightness. I've read that too saturated and bright colors would strain the eye if not immediately after a while. ...
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Why are title images so often distorted? [closed]

Example. I've read somewhere it's because people upload them in too high resolution and the browsers' scaling programs aren't perfect. However, today I bumped into a distorted logo of equal size on ...
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Optical illusion caused by gradient. How can I avoid this effect?

I have a background image that is bright on one side and dark on the other. Below it I have a gray box. The issue is that the gray box appears to be diagonal instead of flat which I believe is caused ...
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How to reproduce this effect and what's its name? [duplicate]

I have been looking on project on behance and there are plenty of projects that show interfaces in a 3d way with depth and I can't find anything to reproduce something like this, so since I am not a ...
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Maintaining curves within logo

I have the following logo... I need to adjust the "3" so that the curves used for the 3 are proportional and the same degree of arc as the other curves. Currently, the arcs within the 3 appear ...
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Doing website for a client but logo is not good quality

I'm doing a website for a client and they provided me the logos but, the logos all have a white background which I've tried to remove but I cannot. I use Canva to adjust the logos. The logos are ...
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Image on browser at 100% is pixelated, create image 200% and scale half size is sharp

How can I host an image at 100% size on the web and keep a sharp image? Is the web browser down sampling my images? If I create an image at 100% size (example 1000px wide), and display it naturally ...
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How to create complex CSS structures? [closed]

How do companies like Google, Facebook maintain their CSS files? I have looked at some of them and they are really huge, even with their names all scrambled? How do they manage to create so complex ...
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Create an input range slider with a high range [closed]

I want to create a web page for some visualizations I made using d3.js. I create a map, an heatmap and some other small charts. In this drawing I show (very schematically) how the created graphs ...
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Which image format to use for IMPORTED images while creating web design assets

Very basic questions, but I still do not have a clear understanding on it. Let's say that I need to create web assets (banners, social media posts, etc.) and I need to import product pictures and ...
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How to deal with “poor design” client feedback

I was commissioned to design a website for a cruise ship/boat that has 7 restaurants on board. The client provided a reference for their competitor which is Pier88group. I went ahead and designed an ...
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What are some classic decorative typography techniques?

I'm working on a website, and I'm using a drop cap/initial letter for the text body. I find this technique to be very eye-catching and beautiful to look at. Does anyone know any similar simple, ...
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SVG Logo pixelated on wordpress website

I have saved my vector logo as .SVG file from adobe illustrator. But when i upload it on my website it is pixelated. The size of the logo which i want on my logo is (125px by 125px) but i am unable to ...
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Iconography Sizing - Creating a Grid

I’m trying to create a grid to make my icons more consistent. At first, I decided to play with 24x24 px as my default size (with 1px line weight). To maintain visual weight, my circles were 22x22 px, ...
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Spacing and padding iconography

Wanted to practice making an icon set. I created a 24x24 px grid as a starting point. Let’s say, based off this grid, I have a rectangle icon that is 16x24 px and a square icon that is 20x20 px, but ...
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How can i learn to create complex UI and graphics on my website? [closed]

I have been scrolling through dribbble and i could see very impressive web design shots, so far i just create basic looking websites but i would like to improve on my UI with a bit of graphic design. ...
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Permission to uses fonts to web [closed]

how can I know if the font that I have "Weidemann std font", have the permission to visualize it on the web?
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How do designers choose shapes in a design?

A lot of times, while browsing through sites like Dribbble, one comes across sites that use shapes (see this example). Sorry for being naive, but is there a reason behind choosing a particular shape ...
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How to approach designing a landing page for a wholesale retailer without eCommerce? [closed]

I'm trying to sketch the look of a website for my parent's retailer. We sell disposables/restaurant supplies like plastic cups/napkins/paper bags, etc. Very old school, local, small and personal. ...
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Simplifying mobile web design without altering given requirements [closed]

I'm writing and designing a mobile web application where users chat with one another. This question is about designing a page where each user's interactions with connected contacts are shown. This ...
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Google Web Designer distorting image sharpness

I'm using Google Web Designer to create an animation. The program is awesome for the most part. The one area where it's a bit befuddling is with image quality. Original images are usually quite ...
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Bodymovin a good idea for web animations?

On our new "how it works" page we want to use animated graphics to better explain some concepts of our service. We don't have any experience with more complex animations and we decided to try ...
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What are the Best Sizes for Designing an Icon Set Used for Web

The icons that I've created for a website of mine are starting to become a little disjointed in size and styling. I"m wanting to spend some time creating a standardized icon set. I'm most concerned ...
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Can I redesign a random website for my portfolio?

I would like to redesign a random website and use it in my portfolio, either as an image or sample live project. Am I allowed to do that, use their logo and link to the old website, that's still ...
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Can we have a multi-coloured logo as white in the navigation for better visibility?

Is it okay to have a white logo on the navigation because of a darker colour shade and the original multicolored logo in the footer? Is this an accepted practice?
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How can Make A Simple Website Look Like This? [closed]

I'm trying to make a webpage that resembles the simple design of this website: v8web.com Does anyone have an idea how this can be done? Any templates in particular?
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Illutrator save for web created dull images [closed]

Hej! This has never been a problem before and I have tried to look for an answer all over the web with no success. I have created lots of illustrations (vectors) in illustrator before which I have ...
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What is this style of design called? It's not still flat is it? [closed]

I'm trying to think of the name of this style, to me, it's sort of like a flat meets minimal skeuomorphism (like 90% flat, 10% skeuomorphism) but I think there's a proper name for this style, just ...
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Does this home page design convey trust, calmness and professionalism?

This is the new home page design for a shopify app development company. Please feel free to share your thoughts, I am here to learn. The idea is to deliver a better experience and improve ...
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what to use instead of $$$ as cost level in design? Is there any alternative?

This question may be quite confusing so I've attached an image with it. Below is a snap from Yelp site, there you can see $$$ which is for price level. So what I want to ask is, is there any ...
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Web page top margin when different fonts are in different columns

I have a web page with two columns: The narrow left column is a vertical navigation bar with a small (or ordinary) sized font The main right column contains the content, which has a mix of fonts (e.g....
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Design in Photoshop for SquareSpace

Is it possible to make a landing page design in Photoshop for a customer who wants to use SquareSpace (website creator) after? It sounds strange to me. Thank you!
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How to attribute other artist artwork when used as one part of a whole?

If I use another artist's art, or a stock image, and modify the artwork and re-design its use, how do I attribute the original artist of that part of the work? For example, is it appropriate to ...
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How to design an cartoon looking image

Full confession I know absolutely nothing about graphic design, Im usually over at stackoverflow. Ive searched, googled and pretty much everything else but I cant get a concrete answer. Consider ...
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Looking for resources to study the design practices for Asian countries like china, taiwan etc [closed]

I am a visual designer and I have recently got this project on researching web/app design practices for Asian countries e.g. China, Taiwan, Japan, Korea etc. I have been trying to search for books or ...
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Artwork from different designers: Achieving an integrated look?

First of all, I am not a graphic designer. I am launching a new website soon. I have the text almost ready. I have a web designer and infographic designer. In order to prevent visitors meeting ...
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Recreate my text-based vector logo in HTML/CSS

I know that this could also be posted for the coders, however I figured a lot of you stepped in each other's backyards from time to time so here goes: I'm using the Twentyseventeen WordPress theme ...
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Dev environment & tools for designers

I'm wondering what kind of dev environment and tools are reasonable for web designers? We've hired someone who is familiar with css and html but not really git, github, the command line. This is ...
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Cut square diagonally with inside content with CSS

I am trying to do some thing like this in CSS... I have tried using the border-bottom and border-top but when I add text inside, something like "1 new" or something else it doesn't fit in that ...
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Is there an automatic tool that can crawl a live site and generate both a visual sitemap and single-page screenshots?

Is there an automatic tool that can crawl a live site and generate both a visual sitemap and single-page screenshots? I tried searching around and all I can find is Powermapper and Slickplan but ...
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Where do I go to make a web portfolio? [duplicate]

So I have been doing webdesign or web development as a hobby for two years and recently I made a leap to make it a career and even went back to school for it. I've done two projects, one which fell ...
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Why do edges get blur for font outlines and shapes?

(Illustrator 2015, artboard size: 960px x 887px, Units: Pixels) Original .ai file is here: For a few months, I was designing some logos and shapes using Illustrator. Now that I've some concepts ...
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Design safe area / top and bottom bars height through different systems and browsers

When designing RWD how do You consider design safe area? For example in 1920x1080, do You design for 1080 or You shrink it? If shrink, how much, considering Windows and Mac and also different browsers?...
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Header design for electronics store [closed]

I have to make a header for this store that sells Alarms, CCTV and others electronics stuff, the thing is that I cant find a design that matches with their logo. I spent several days trying to make ...
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Choosing colors for website elements based on logo colors

I am new to UX design (zero sense on choosing colors) and designing my fist website (social networking) based on the logo I have. My logo colors are teal and orange. Based on these colors how do I ...
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Rule for leaving some particular amount of the white space on the bottom of the page. UX

Is there any rule for leaving some particular amount of the white space on the bottom of the page? Or having the footer with a specific size? Especially for allowing users scrolling text of the ...

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