Graphic designers do many things when creating web designs for their clients. The goal of a well thought of graphic design is to please any and all who see it. In doing so, graphic designers make use of 6 tricks, or tools rather, when delivering their services to their clients.
Trick 1. The Full Screen Background
The objective of a full screen background is to instantly capture people’s attention and at the same time provide a branding platform that no one can miss. Graphic designers use the property(background-size) of CSS3 that allows a developer to take large image and scale it to create a snug and fit, full screen background.
Trick 2. The Vector Graphics
The advantage of using vector graphics such as shapes and characters is that they
tend to be absorbed by the brain easily and thus become very memorable. One way to
ensure that they get people’s attention is adding a little bit of obscurity in the meaning
behind the name of the product or company.
Trick 3. Fixed Navigation
The advantage of having a fixed navigation feature in the interface is that users can scan the entirety of the webpage along with its details without the trouble of having to keep scrolling back and forth. However, fixed navigation may pose the disadvantage it can sometimes get in the way of the content that the user wishes to read.
Trick 4. Single-Page Parallax Scrolling
Single-page parallax scrolling adds a certain whimsical and fun element to the interface. The great thing about it is that you can fit a lot of content in a single page, and if paired with a fixed navigation quick access toolbar, users can go to the part of the content they wish with a click of a button without having to scroll up and down.
Trick 5. Mobile Responsive Layouts
In keeping up with the trend, graphic designers incorporate a responsive web design so that the website can be accessed from even a mobile device without having a distorted design looking back at them.
Trick 6. Dynamic Animations
Who doesn’t love a good animation? Users respond well to animation because it adds movement and another fun element to an otherwise flat webpage. Dynamic animations
are incorporated to respond to an action done by the user such as “mouseover” or