Here’s the design I created recently. It was a big card containing some smaller cards inside.

Cards inside a another card creates gaps and gutters, which are non-communicating elements that add noises to our design.

I knew it wasn’t the ideal design, but I couldn’t pinpoint exactly where the problem was.

When I rewatched John McWades’s graphic design video in which he emphasizes the importance of getting rid of…

Sprites are small images on their own inside a page or screen that typically contain a single object with a transparent background, just like the satellite receiver, the TV and the profile pictures in the following examples.

The satellite receiver and the TV in this webpage in 1999 are sprites. Websites in the 90s and early 2000s tend to use more sprites compared to now. Source:

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