Most of us are familiar with the saying, “Show, don’t tell.” For those of us working in creative industries, this should be your mantra when building up your résumé. With the rise of the gig-economy and freelance job platforms, which are now home to an abundance of talented freelance designers, illustrators and more, it’s essential when […]
“Advertising is dead.” Simply typing that phrase into the Google search engine will reveal over 240,000 results. However, is advertising indeed dead? Not really. However, when you realize that the average banner ad today has a clickthrough...Show More Summary
No one questions that one of the biggest hires a startup will ever make is its first product... The post Mind the Product’s Martin Eriksson on product leadership appeared first on Inside Intercom.
As a web designer, you already know that great design is essential for a website—it’s the concept of design you trust, unless a website looks absolutely amazing, it’s going to be hard for new visitors to trust that site. That’s how essential great design is to a website. However, there’s another essential part of having […]
macOS is a hugely popular platform among web developers and web designers. There’s a huge range of tools for the platform that make our jobs easier. Check out the best web development and web design apps for Mac users below. Noun Project The Noun Project is the perfect resource for designers that need generic UI/UX icons. Show More Summary
My name is Mason Ellwood, and I’m currently working on Flatiron School’s Online Full Stack Web Development Program. Each week, I’ll be writing about my experience, what I’m learning, and tips on learning to code. So creating and associating local and remote repositories through GIT and GitHub can be a little tricky. Show More Summary
Discussing software development processes is a great way to end unwanted conversations at parties. Dull because it feels... The post Having the right amount of process at your startup appeared first on Inside Intercom.
You’ve developed your web design skills and landed a few clients. Now, it’s time to grow your business and share your talents with the world. You can choose your own hours, work wherever you want, and make money as you go. To gain the...Show More Summary
You may have heard that “conversational interfaces” are the new hot trend in digital product design. Industry leaders such as Apple, Google, Microsoft, Amazon and Facebook are strongly focussed on building a new generation of conversational interfaces. Show More Summary
When a website has been built exactly as specified what could possibly go wrong? It’s further assumed that the product the website promotes should draw large amounts of traffic. Yet its expectations somehow fall short. There are a few reasons that could cause that to happen. Show More Summary
We all know the creative industry is a special one, characterized by more competitiveness than any other industry. Especially since the use of the Internet has broken down the geographic boundaries, making possible the collaboration between the customers and the designers worldwide. Show More Summary
When we starting work on our latest book, Intercom on Starting Up, we wanted to provide readers with... The post Behind the design of Intercom on Starting Up appeared first on Inside Intercom.
The majority of web navigation menus flow horizontally across the page. This comes from a history of traditional monitors being wider rather than taller. But with so much screen space it’s now possible for websites to use vertical navigation menus instead. And many of them look fantastic. These 10 examples of vertical menus are perfect […]
Every web designer will tell you there is nothing more important than having the right tools, and for a designer that means having the right fonts and graphics. This week we have found a great bundle from the guys at TheHungryJPEG.com! TheHungryJPEG...Show More Summary
Recruiting at a startup is a high stakes game. Attract and hire bright, ambitious people who are excited... The post How to make sure you’re hiring the right people appeared first on Inside Intercom.
Each year brings new trends and innovations. In this post, let’s discover together what you should consider in 2017 when creating a website. Every year, the web design industry goes through some sort of evolution cycle to stay relevant and inspiring. Show More Summary
Welcome readers, it’s June, and the Brutalism bug is back. No, really. After disappearing into the phenomenon I called “post-minimalism”, plain old Brutalism seems to be making a comeback. Oh, it’s had a few refinements; good designers would never let their brutalist sites actually look bad. But the underpinnings of the style are definitely there, […]
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, […]
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 […]
Millennials represent the largest living segment of the U.S. population and are already the largest labor force in the country. They are thought to be “job-hoppers” and quick to jump to the next place that piques their interest. Some, however, think the opposite. Show More Summary