To become a strong UI designer, one of the practice techniques that I do is take a section of a website (that I like) and try to copy it. I explain the concept it in my video Web Design Practice Exercise. For this exercise, I took a copy of one of a Google search box and recreated it in Adobe Fireworks. If you are interested in growing your UI design skills and learning what you can do in Adobe Fireworks, download the PNG file, enlarge it, zoom in and see what goes into creating a nice clean UI element.
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