Maximize Your Design Skills Using These Three Useful Tips

Designing comprises a broad field which includes variety of branches that includes web, graphic designer Dubai, and etc. This challenge is even tougher because of the increasing competition of web and graphic designers. You need to cope up so you can get through the competition.web_design

Because of the increasing demand, hundreds of tutorials are readily available to those individuals who’d appreciate it, mainly, to increase their competence among others. This post will tackle 3 important tips on how you can maximize your designing skills to its highest level.

Tip #1: Designing Needs Constant Practice

Nothing is impossible if you practice your skills regularly. You should start today, not tomorrow, but today. The more you practice, the more improvements you will see upon doing so. This tip applies to almost all fields of interest including web development in Dubai. While you practice, new ideas might come up on their own, creating better opportunities later on. You can have a learning routine that obliges you to design anything every day.

Tip #2: Apply the Pareto Principle (80/20 Rule)

Since no one can claim that they are perfect, as you practice, you should also start applying the Pareto principle or 80/20 rule. In this rule, 80% of the total effect mainly comes from the 20% of the total cause. The principle is not hard to comprehend especially to digital marketing professionals in Dubai. Apparently, the higher percentage of your outputs (80%) is the result of your inputs (20%). This goes to show that when you are designing something, you need to focus on things that will give you advantages so as to produce better creations.

Tip #3: Take The Challenge

As you browse all over the Internet, you will find numerous challenging design platforms which can either be simple to complex ones. Since you’ve started to practice and applied the Pareto principle, it is now time to take the challenge. This challenge will help you generate better design solutions in a fun manner, same thing goes to Dubai web designer.


You can’t have perfection without working things out. The tips mentioned above will be your guideline into achieving your much desired success in designing and Dubai web design & development company will help you out.

Web design tips & tricks

In these pages you can found articles, tutorials, tips… that I hope can be useful for web page creators. Some of the articles were created in relation to discussions in which I took place at the WebDesign-L mailing list, a very interesting list for web designers.

Common fonts to all versions of Windows

I have build a list with the fonts common to all versions of Windows and their Mac equivalents, which is the reference I use for knowing what fonts I can use when making web pages. I expect you find it useful too.

Optimization of JPEG images: good quality and small size

Depending of the program you use for saving JPEG images, there are available some options for adjust the compression of the image. In this article I’ll try to explain how to adjust that options and optimize the ratio between image quality and file size.

Making web pages extend to the bottom of the browser window

If you ever made a web site with the content in a center column and a different background for the body, or with a navigation bar not too tall, probably you experienced the problem of some elements not extending to the bottom of the browser window when the content height is lesser that the content area of the browser window.

CSS Image replacement for submit buttons

Expanding the techniques for CSS image replacement by Mike Rundle and Seamus P. H. Leahy, and inspired by a question posted by Susan Petracco to the WebDesign-L mailing list, I have developed an image replacement method for submit buttons, and in general for the <button> tag.

Vertical align for navigation lists with multiple lines

Let’s see a quick tip for aligning vertically navigation lists that use the tipical floated box approach to display the list in a row, but that have several items displayed across multiples lines.

Standard (and valid) DOCTYPE definitions

Web pages should include a valid DOCTYPE definition at the beginning of the HTML document, not only to validate the page against it, but also to activate the standards compliant rendering mode in Internet Explorer 6 and Mozilla/Netscape 7.

How to install Apache (and PHP+MySQL) on Windows

When you are making a web page, the easiest way of view a page stored in your hard disk is double-clicking in the file, which usually results in the page being opened in your default browser. Although this method (which I still use sometimes) it’s good enough for simple static pages, it’s not useful if you you are using server side languages, or even with pages that are static but use links relative to the server root. In this situations the a good solution can be set up a local test server for making all the design and tests in the same computer.

Using relative font sizes in web pages

The two most common ways of setting font sizes with CSS are using points (pt) or pixels (px), but you can use also relative font sizes, either using ems (being an em the height of the element’s font) or size keyworks (small, medium, large…).

A fix for float-margin inconsistences across browsers

While in the process of redesign one of my sites I stumbled upon some inconsistences in the margin applied to the floated boxes that I have in one of my pages. At first I thought that it was due another IE float bug (and it’s in part true), but some tests proved that all browsers have issues when applying the margin.

Tables vs. Definition Lists

In a question posted to the list, Maximillian Schwanekamp wondered this: when presenting data which is a set of related key-value attributes, what would be more appropriate from a semantic point of view: a table, a definition list or something else?

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