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Recreating Photoshop Effects in CSS – Part 1 – The PSD

Freelancers and agencies both require a smooth design workflow. This typically starts out with drafting wireframes that eventually turn into full mockups. These mockups are coded into HTML/CSS layouts that are finalized and handed off to the client. Show More Summary

Free Download: 100 Fun and Colorful Vector Icons

To celebrate the launch of its brand new website, Webdesigner News is providing WDL readers, a fantastic set of fun and colorful vector icons that you can use for personal and commercial uses. To download, simply go to this page and enter your email address and the files will be sent directly to you by...

The ultimate guide to Web animation

Animation is one of humanity’s life-long dreams (if some historians are to be believed). The theory begins with cave paintings: In some cave paintings, it’s common to see creatures drawn with far too many limbs. There are a couple of theories behind this. Some suggest that this was simply because the artists had no means […]

Popular design news of the week: May 18, 2015 – May 24, 2015

Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around the web that can be of interest to web designers.  The best way to keep track of all the great stories and news being posted is simply to check out the Webdesigner News site, however, […]

Comics of the week #288

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 […]

3 key lessons for websites that work

Almost every web design story has three main actors. Each of them occupies a particular place in the story, and each has different motivations and expectations. These characters are the client, the designer, and the user. There is a particular hierarchy that is supposed to exist between the three; but due to the nature of the […]

Amazing Freebie: 50 Responsive Icons

I have said it before and I will say it again, the guys at Icon8 are simply awesome, today they have shared 50 amazing responsive icons… Continue Reading ? The post Amazing Freebie: 50 Responsive Icons appeared first on Design Reviver - Web Design Blog.

Adobe Keyboard Mapper Showcases Hundreds of Keyboard Shortcuts for Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign

Editor’s note: This post was written by John,  a design enthusiast with a passion for blogging, too. He regularly writes on the subject of design on his own blog, along with a number of other popular publications. He is also a design freelancer. Show More Summary

Accessibility for Modern Responsive Website Layouts

The older methods of web design have fallen by the wayside to make room for HTML5/CSS3 design. Unfortunately when you’ve become ingrained with older design techniques it can be difficult to extricate yourself from the outdated workflow. But modern usability centers around responsive design and requires more attention to detail. The following design tips are...

Here are the Best Tools and Resources of 2015

Advertise here with BSA There’s little doubt that the Internet has become a big part of our lives. We have grown accustomed to finding most of the information we need online and spend a fair amount of our time browsing various websites. Show More Summary

33 Open Source Sass-Based CSS Code Snippets

Nothing says experienced frontend developer quite like Sass. From agencies to freelancers, it seems like everyone is talking about Sass/SCSS development. Although it may seem daunting at first, Sass is easy to learn with just a bit of practice and patience. Show More Summary

13 crazy freelancing myths debunked

A lot of designers have wild misconceptions about freelancing and what it’s actually like. Despite what many people think, it’s not all fun and games and working in your PJs. At some point in their career, every designer is going to consider the possibility of going freelance. Before you make that decision, there are a […]

Traits of Exceptional Engineers

You don’t design your engineering culture by writing blog posts, or printing posters, it’s shaped by the people you hire and the things they do, and the traits you reward and celebrate. Choose wisely, and deliberately. Know what you value, and why. Show More Summary

Essential WordPress Plugins to Make the Designer’s Life Easier

WordPress takes the cake when it comes to flexibility and customization. Designers have the option to take an existing theme and tweak it as they see fit to create a web design that not only communicates their branding effectively, but also delivers content in the easiest and most convenient way possible. Show More Summary

How we redesigned Yelp’s UX with remote usability testing

Usability testing, with real users, is one of the key areas that too many web designers skip. Often, there is little money in the budget for tests, but remote usability testing can be relatively cheap to perform, and the results can make a huge difference to a site’s conversions. To demonstrate the power of usability […]

New WordPress Trends: eCommerce Multipurpose Themes

Online shopping was at one time looked upon as being a somewhat risky endeavor. Today it is commonplace, and the number of online shoppers is growing steadily with each passing year. WordPress, due to its free access and ease of use, became one of the most popular platforms for creating eCommerce websites. Due to intensified...

Boosting conversions: 11 experts share their secrets

As web designers, we are always trying to create websites that leave a lasting impression. Yet in today’s world, websites have evolved from digital brochures into fully-fledged content marketing platforms. Sites are no longer viewed as just another business expense. Show More Summary

Podcast: Peter Merholz Talks Product Design

Peter Merholz has long been at the forefront of thinking about product design and how the discipline should be practiced. Currently Senior Director of design with Jawbone, he was previously VP of Global Design at Groupon and is a co-founder...Show More Summary

How to successfully combine typefaces

Combining typefaces is one of the most challenging skills for a designer to master. Setting two fonts together in the same design brings out unexpected flavors in them both. What’s more, there’s rarely a right or wrong answer. There are dozens of different ways to combine typefaces, some more useful than others, but the most […]

Creating Your Dependency Management Symphony Using Composer

As a developer, it is a necessity to use a front-end framework to manage your CSS and JavaScript when building pages in a website. However, an obstacle you may encounter when doing so is the repetitiveness and time-consuming processShow More Summary

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