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Comics of the week #267

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 […]

Modern Tools for Advanced CSS Development

&c= " target="_blank"> &c= " border="0" alt="" /> Advertise here via BSA Web development has taken a turn towards more candid and fluid information. More people are willing to release free open source code just to help the community and other developers working on similar projects. Show More Summary

Free download: Awesome Photoshop brushes from FBrushes

Create stunning artwork, quickly, in Photoshop with these incredible high-definition brushes designed by FBrushes.com. Photoshop brushes are amazingly easy to install and use: Just double click the.abr file in the download to install, and then select the shapes you want from the brush selection palette inside Photoshop. They’re the ideal way to get creative with […]

The ghost of childhood past, George Pal’s pioneering 3D animation

While I write this, one of my sons is yelling at me to come look at yet another YouTube Poop animation. He thinks they are hilarious. I can’t stand them! When he demands I watch one… or eight with him, I have to ask if they are a collection of unintelligible screaming, screeching feedback and […]

How to use video to effectively drive online sales

Video continues to grow in popularity as an effective way to share information online. When it comes to promoting and selling products or services a video, or a series, can help spell out details, in addition to imbuing them with a cinematic dimension. Ecommerce websites are especially suited to use the benefits that videos afford. […]

Free Code Snippets for CSS3 Animation

Advertise here with BSA Online tutorials are useful but not always plentiful when it comes to really detailed animation effects. But if you already know enough about coding then it’s easy to dissect someone else’s example to recreate your own. CSS3 animation is still a new topic hot off the presses with fresh source code examples delivered by your...

The problem with “we’ll fix it later”

I was talking to a design team yesterday and one of the team members casually mentioned that they were launching something new. I took a quick look at what they were planning to launch and it was clear that something wasn’t quite right…there was a weird UI bug and some data looked off. So I […] The post The problem with “we’ll fix it later” appeared first on Bokardo.

Has flat design gone too far?

These days, it seems, you can’t turn anywhere on the web without hearing about or directly encountering flat design in some way, shape or form. What started out as a mere design trend just a couple of years ago is now clearly a mainstream design aesthetic that’s a force to be reckoned with. You can […]

2014 on Inside Intercom

This is our 89th post of 2014, so we thought it’d be fun to look back at some of the more interesting articles we published, both by the visuals and the numbers. We’re excited about 2015 on Inside Intercom, we’d love to get your input.…...Show More Summary

Best Tips, Tools, and Freebies for Mobile App Designers

&c= " target="_blank"> &c= " border="0" alt="" /> Advertise here via BSA Can you imagine a world without mobile applications? Well considering they’ve only been around for a decade you probably can. But just the idea feels quite strange since much of our modern world is balanced in the power of smartphone devices. Show More Summary

How to design the perfect single page website

Single page designs can be an excellent technique for tackling smaller websites, even those that you might not think could ever be done without multiple pages. There are tons of great reasons for using a single page site, from ease of maintenance to reduced bandwidth needs. If you’re tackling a shorter site, one that would […]

Modern Interface Patterns for Mobile Application Design

Advertise here with BSA There are now more app developers than we have ever seen in the short history of smartphone devices. Google's newest Android OS coupled with Apple's advancing technology makes for a force to be reckoned with.Show More Summary

Bigstock: 7 Days of Free Downloads

Advertise here with BSA Bigstock, the leading provider of affordable royalty-free stock photos and videos, is currently offering a 7-day Free Trial of their subscription plans. This incredible offer will allow you to download up to 35 free images or 35 free videos. This is an unbelievable opportunity that comes with absolutely no strings attached. You can cancel your...

Our favorite tweets of the week: December 15, 2014 – December 21, 2014

Every week we tweet a lot of interesting stuff highlighting great content that we find on the web that can be of interest to web designers. The best way to keep track of our tweets is simply to follow us on Twitter, however, in case you missed some here’s a quick and useful compilation of […]

Comics of the week #266

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 […]

19 exceptionally well designed mobile app experiences

Mobile apps are becoming an increasingly more popular topic recently. I’ve gathered a good amount of beautiful apps for you to get inspired by. All these apps are fantastic source of inspiration whether you’re looking for simplicity, color or navigation ideas.   1. Rubie Rubie is a simple and colorful game. It was created by Corey […]

Win 1 of 10 Templates by TemplateMonster

Advertise here with BSA Our friends from TemplateMonster have prepared a cool giveaway for web designers. Read on to learn the details. TemplateMonster is giving away not one, not three, but TEN prizes. It means your chance of winning is pretty high. The giveaway starts on December 18 and ends on December 24, and it’s as easy as pie to...

3 tricks for adding texture to your text with CSS and SVG

You’re probably familiar with using text to mask an image in Photoshop; it’s the best known way to add some texture, or even an image background, to your text. You can then use that text as an image on your website; however, wouldn’t it be great if you could apply the same effect using just […]

How To Remove the Background from a Photo with the Photoshop Pen Tool

Advertise here with BSA Rendering is the process of separating a particular object from the background so you have a completely clear image. This is useful for almost everything from digital graphics to web design and magazine covers. Removing the background from an image leaves only the foreground which could be people, objects, scenery, or some combination of the...

Getting Started with Usability Testing for Web Design

&c= " target="_blank"> &c= " border="0" alt="" /> Advertise here via BSA The Internet is all about people. Websites are designed as information hubs and interactive applications catering directly towards people. So it should be natural to assume that designers and developers want to fix up troubling issues within the user experience. Show More Summary

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