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Webdesign: let your website communicate the right way

If you’re just starting out as a web designer, you might still think -erroneously- that creating a site is simply putting good graphics into code, uploading everything to a host, and voilà. Done. Nothing more, nothing less.

The truth is, creating a website is a combination of numerous, complicated steps, each one linked to the next, and behind everything there’s a careful analysis of even more factors. What’s your target? The message to communicate? The competition? The client’s needs? What are the current aesthetic trends? The best colors to choose? They style to use? And so forth, until you have a clear idea of the work to be done.

The basic concept is: the website, once it’s online and at the mercy of your clients, communicates. And therefore it’s essential to keep working until the messages – more or less subconscious – perceived by your visitors are clear, positive, effective.

In a few words, what do you need to look out for? || Read more »

The tools for a remote life

The tools for a remote life

In this article I want to discuss with you all, trying to create a list o f all those applications and tools  that are essential for a remote life. For remote life I intend the passage  of all the documents,...

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How to present the draft to the client: tips and examples

How to present the draft to the client: tips and examples

Here, we go, we finally got it: inspiration finally paid off and the graphic draft of the site we’re working on is finally finished. A last revision at the details  et voilà ,  it’s ready to be presented to the...

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September: the staff’s favourites

September: the staff’s favourites

September was definitely a month full of initiatives, interesting resources and readings that we just couldn’t leave you in the dark. We’re beginning November in the best way with the usual roundup of materials that the YIW staff put in...

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Obstacles of design: the client’s objections and perplexities

Obstacles of design: the client’s objections and perplexities

There are rumors that the worst client of a designer is oneself: self-criticism, a taste that changes frequently, routine, boredom, the craving for something new. A statement born from being aware of the fact that designing a layout/logo/business card to...

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Who still needs a web designer?

Who still needs a web designer?

The title is strong and provocative, but in this article we’ll talk about  how one of the web professions mostly misunderstood is  evolving. A premise is required: I love WordPress and Drupal ( I prefer WordPress). The maturity of these...

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Trends in web design: what kind of wedding would it be without a website?

Trends in web design: what kind of wedding would it be without a website?

The people of Your Inspiration Web are always  ready and open for confrontations and  for debates, today I want to take the advantage of this to share with you another opinion article. I’m curious to hear your opinion and know ...

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YIW gifts: Psd pack + A Complete Web Design eBook for free

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Today we officially launch a new service offered by YIW: the newsletter.  By signing up for our newsletter you will directly receive every month in your inbox: articles, notifications, utilities, funny anecdotes on the world of web design. Besides you...

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The new look of YIW in the name of Order and Readability

The new look of YIW in the name of Order and Readability

If you thought that the YIW team was passing it’s time on the beach far away from the community, you have to change your mind now: in these last days we finally finished the  graphic restyling of the blog and...

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Be inspired or copy: what is the difference? Let’s find it out together

Be inspired or copy: what is the difference? Let’s find it out together

On our italian forums a few weeks ago, the user Giavara posted to the users of Your Inspiration Web an intriguing question: "do you think is correct "take inspiration" from the work you see around?" or: in short, you can really talk...

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Inspiration: Creative Images and Visual Experiments

Inspiration: Creative Images and Visual Experiments

Like many other designers, are often looking for graphics and pictures to inspire and make my creative projects: a particular test, an original effect of a gallery for photos, designs and colors for customers outside the box eccentric ... anything,...

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Satisfaction: the PH test for measuring your success as a webdesigner

Satisfaction: the PH test for measuring your success as a webdesigner

Sometimes we web designers are selfish. We think we know it all - well, actually sometimes we do - but most times, we don’t. I know when you look at my topic of discussion you think I'm talking about our...

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10 questions to Vlad from Vlad Studio

10 questions to Vlad from Vlad Studio

If you are not acquainted with Vladislav Gerasimov and his work, I suggest you take a look at his personal website, where you'll find many examples of his creative genius. Surfing on the Web you'll notice how much Vladislav's work...

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NO! – The secret to the great clients

NO! – The secret to the great clients

Recently I finished designing a website for a charity organization – for which I was paid a very unrealistic amount. After the design, a day later, the manager called me and the first thing she said was, "Zainab, I don’t...

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Design inspiration: find it with a walk

Design inspiration: find it with a walk

It is a concept that an employer cannot easily understand, but that’s how it is. It is useless to lock up a designer in a narrow room and impose on him to crank out masterpieces of creativity: inspiration, same as...

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Is that which is correct always effective?

Is that which is correct always effective?

Inspiration can happen just like this, by simply taking a walk downtown. It’s a normal evening of friends and conversation. As I turn the corner, a gigantic script leaps into sight, overbearing, exhibitionist yellow: it’s an ad for a “house”...

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The new version of YIW online

The new version of YIW online

In case you have noticed that during this week our presence (and as a consequence the articles) have been reduced to the minimum, now you know the motive:  as you have undoubtedly noticed, YIW has a new, colored appearance. The...

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Censorship, as a design of the mindset

Censorship, as a design of the mindset

Let us take a break for a moment and take another trip to the clouds, if I can call it like that, or  better still beyond the clouds as I will be talking about censorship, beyond what is to be...

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