Space is the first and most important element of design language. Space in design is more important than any objects flying in it. It’s an endless abyss encompassing all design elements and existing before object/subject separation. In traditional visual art, the most important element is the main object depicted, while the less important is the […]
Graphic design in its modern version is a phenomenon not known until 20th century. By this time all the elements of graphic design language have matured. Beautiful book layouts which existed since time immemorial are good examples of book layout, but not of graphic design. They appeal to the perception of a pre-industrial man (who […]
With this post I begin a series of posts dedicated to the language of visual design. I believe it could prove helpful to visual designers of all kinds. The series will combine my 20+ years experience as a graphic designer, later web designer and now frontend developer, my design school studies, my own learning and […]
ICO is one of the hottest trends in IT world now, so I as a UX designer have started my own collection of hottest ICO website designs. Today I’m sharing with you 10 inspiring ICO websites I’ve manually selected from over 100 upcoming or currently active ICOs. Fashion is changing fast — in ten years […]
I continue working on whaleshares.net redesign and am happy to share with you a new website design concept. The screenshot below reflects the final step when a user gets instructed on how to make a transaction. I’ve also designed the token logo series you see at the bottom, will write more about it later. First […]
In this post I’ll show you how things work in logo design taking my two recent logos as examples.
Most website designs look badly outdated in three years, but these ones look still inspiring and fresh, and it confirms that web design at its best is a true art.
Just visited a meetup on permaculture in Vienna. I was interested in permaculture since 2009 when I first saw Rob Hopkins’ TED presentation on resilience and discovered the idea of permaculture via his website, Transition Culture.
We usually believe “good design” to be the single peak, the only positive pole as opposed to “bad design”. But what if there are several different poles of good design?
Once upon a time I’ve found on the web a Word document where an unknown person compiled a brilliant selection of design definitions. I think it’s a good piece to keep, especially because the original file doesn’t anymore exist. So, here it is — enjoy.