Every week we feature a set of comics created exclusively for WDD. The content revolves around web design, blogging and funny situations that we encounter in our daily lives as designers. These great cartoons are created by Jerry King, an award-winning cartoonist who’s one of the most published, prolific and versatile cartoonists in the world […]
An insightful piece by Buzzfeed founder Jonah Peretti: Is History Repeating Itself? in which Peretti channels David Halberstam’s book The Powers That Be, a history of the media/publishing industry. Halberstam makes the interesting observation...Show More Summary
Do you know why book stores are closing at a frightening pace? Because people don’t read books anymore. They say they do, but overruns on actual books are killing publishers… and distributors and stores. It’s a sad fact but what does it have to do with my website/blog content? Everything, because it’s a trend a […]
Advertise here with BSA Ultimately, freelance web design is all about choices. The choices you make as a freelancer will determine your business success or failure. The best course for a freelance web designer is to proactively plan how you will approach each choice. Show More Summary
We all use stock images everyday. Whether it’s a business man in a suit, or a girl riding her bike, images enhance the way our designs are perceived. But have you noticed how often, when the figure in the foreground of an image is perfect, the background is all wrong? Sure, the suited guy is […]
Advertise here with BSA Often we’re critical about the end design, but behind the scenes a lot of process go to work, and one of which is sketching. Sketching is the skeleton of the idea that was came to be originally as a thought. Sometimes a client needs a unique brand new logo or typeface that is more convenient...
Are you fond of those tiny, adorable-looking illustrations that sometimes convey more than the text itself? Yes, icons! There are a whole lot of sources from where you can download and use icon-sets, and that too, absolutely free of cost! Here is a list of 20 fantastic free icon sets you would love to use. Show More Summary
In an era of information overload, words by themselves can fall flat. Infographics do more than present data — they capture the eye and tell a story, engaging the viewer who might otherwise have ignored the content. When text, images, and creative design come together in one smart package, a sort of visual shorthand is […]
Web design came of age the day webfonts entered wide-spread usage. Prior to that point it’s arguable that we were less designers than engineers. However, the enthusiasm with which we’ve grabbed at font options in web design has lead to a bewildering array of choices; so much so that many designers opt for the path […]
Advertise here with BSA Modern development APIs work like agents for sharing information to other 3rd party websites. I've written many past tutorials about API development to help anyone new to this process. There are so many web-based...Show More Summary
Advertise here with BSA Here at WDL, we love great logo design. From an inspiration perspective, we believe that logos can be complex and simple at the same time, providing us with inspiration and helping to get the creative juices flowing. Today we have a collection of logos in their simplest form: black, white, and gray. These logos have...
Ryan Singer has written a really thoughtful post on product categories: The Category Moat. His thesis is that product categories, those artificial groups that products get put in (for better or worse), are troublesome for innovators....Show More Summary
Hello my friends, today we are proud to share our latest work, Graphiq, an awesome free multipurpose PSD Template designed by Davide Bassu. The psd… Continue Reading ? The post Graphiq – PSD Template appeared first on Design Reviver - Web Design Blog.
There’s a trend right now, that wavers between irritating and inspired, for redesigning corporate logos in a hipster style. Certain that hipsters could take it as well as dish it out, and inspired by the nearly infamous hipster logo generator, recently Whit Hiler and the team at Cornett Integrated Marketing Solutions decided to turn the trend on […]
Advertise here with BSA Let me be the one to say it – building a footer is one of those “by the way” kind of tasks for many designers. It seems easy. It seems negligible. It seems like it can be left to chance. And there is some strong reasoning behind such a point of view. For once, footers...
Boy, have we got a treat for you today! Have you been wanting your own Intranet for your design business but haven’t had the chance to do so because of finances? Well, here’s your chance. Bitrix24 is a united work space which handles the many aspects of daily operations and tasks. Show More Summary
Digital creatives are known for delving into new topics of interest. Personally I love entertainment media, especially related to film or animation. Adobe Premiere Pro is a top-tier video suite which can help directors and other film editors put together finished pieces. Show More Summary
Search for “woman” on virtually any stock photo site and you’ll get plenty of options. Women in skimpy dresses. Women in bikinis. Half-naked women. Fully naked women posed so that it’s not technically pornography. Women working out in what basically amounts to underwear. Women in wedding dresses. Women indulging themselves in a massage, or chocolate-covered […]
This post is a roundup of latest free web design resources released during the month of February. This collection includes ui kits, insignias, backgrounds,… Continue Reading ? The post 10 great new freebies from February 2014 appeared first on Design Reviver - Web Design Blog.
Advertise here with BSA Coming up with the right color palette for a web design can be one of the most important parts of the design process, and also one of the most difficult. Usually existing branding has the biggest influence on what colors are used, but other factors can come into play as well. For example, the tone...