Design is a broad term for something that has been created from a plan, there are thousands of types of design types (Web Design, Graphic Design, 3D Design, Etc.)

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There's a site that puts designers and developers together, what is it?

I remember a site (the design is a dark color scheme, Helvetica Neue type and purple accents if I recall correctly) that would put designers and developers together for specific projects. Anyone have ...
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Signing User - Designer Agreement

I will convert an HTML design to Wordpress Theme for my customer. And we have to make an agreement via email . Which articles should i write to agreement ? Are there any draft for this ? Which ...
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Providing a SERVICE versus a PRODUCT ?? client wants to know from designer

A client recently asked me this, looking at our portfolios: Does your company provide a service or a product? Me, as a designer who does not like to put things in boxes, then close them, and them ...
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What are the graphical and thematic trend cycles in web design?

I think web design is not different than any other technology aesthetic, and there are trends that form from successful standouts being copied, but through a slight overcompensation, which then builds ...
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Is there any overhead on making my webapp traverse more folders?

I understand there is a need of placing different categories of resources in separate folders for the sake of organization. But is there any noticeable decrease in page load speeds accompanied with it ...
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How to choose a font for a website?

How to choose a font for a website that is readable,usable,authority ?
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What do you look at when viewing competitors websites? [closed]

BradB's post has me thinking about competitors websites, what do you look at, and how long do you spend doing it? I thinking along the lines of content (how much, how well written), site structure, ...
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Web design software alternatives of Photoshop? not looking for photo-editing

I've been looking over the net for Photoshop alternatives, but all I have been getting is "photo-editing" software alternatives - Gimp, and Photoshop Elements are basically the two I keep getting, ...
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URI design for many-to-many relationship: advice needed

I'm stuck designing URIs for a many-to-many relationship between users and other resources. Specifically I'm having difficulty predicting the consequences of different approaches. Given a resources ...
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Should I bother to design web sites that can be viewed in 800x600 resolution?

How many people still use the old 800x600 resolution? Designing a site that can fit on the screen for this resolution is easy enough but when looking at the site on a high resolution screen it makes ...
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Web Application Design - Good reading materials? [closed]

I've been searching for a few days to find some good reading material on web application design, and haven't been able to find much (too many buzzwords or something). I'm looking for something that ...
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How do you enhance your websites speed without compromising the design and access?

How do you enhance your websites load speed without killing the design and accessibility? File compression, CDN, Gzip? What are the best tools for doing so? For example, Google has optimized their ...
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As a non-designer what are some good sites/books/tutorials for learning web design?

My graphics skills are seriously lacking. I can see when something looks nice and when it doesn't but have a hard time coming up with anything myself given a blank slate. What should I do?
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Are there services that specialize in converting design into layout?

Are there reasonably-priced services that will take a PSD design concept that was created by a local designer and generate at least a first take on decent HTML? I know what I want (content-first, ...
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What are the steps for starting a website from scratch?

Starting before design, before coding anything. What steps need to be taken to fully implement a working website? EDIT I mean both from a technical and a non-technical perspective.