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Beginner’s Tips & Tricks for Learning Icon Design

Aside from regular web & graphics design, the process of designing icons is vast and complex. Iconography can be created with a sketch or from a blank document in digital software. Digital icons can be created using either pixels or vectors. Show More Summary

How to design for mobile devices, when you don’t have one

Once upon a time, about an hour away from where I currently live, worked a web designer who loved his Photoshop comps and fixed-width layouts. And well, I don’t want to spoil the ending, but that designer was me. Then, as I was minding my own business, the web-based creative community went berserk over this […]

25 Mobile App Designs Featuring Graphs and Charts

Advertise here with BSA Tons of information comes to us from all around each day. Sometimes it’s really difficult to grasp it in its primary form. But designers have the talent to turn all this boring data into awesome presentationa using graphs and charts. Charts, graphs and counters don’t take too much space, but have amazing ability to show...

Comics of the week #244

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 […]

The secret to Airbnb’s successful rebrand

Unless you’ve been abstaining from social media this week, it can hardly have escaped your notice that Airbnb, the global accommodation finder, has undergone a rebrand, included a brand new logo. The official name for the logo mark is Bélo, and they’d like it to become “the universal symbol for belonging”. It’s an appealing notion, even […]

A Closer Look at SaaS Valuations

Tech investors love SaaS companies, and 2013 was a phenomenal year for the valuations of public companies in the sector.… Read more… You're reading A Closer Look at SaaS Valuations, a post from the Intercom Blog. Intercom is the easiest way to see and talk to your users. Show More Summary

Deal of the week: 11 professional email templates from ChocoTemplates

One of the toughest tests any web designer is asked to undertake — and we all get asked at sometime or other — is to design an email. Sure, we know what we want the email to look like, but how do you make it consistent across all the hundreds of email clients? And what’s this? […]

Free download: 100 repeating vector patterns from freepik.com

We all love flat design, but ‘flat’ doesn’t have to mean boring! If you’d like to enhance your projects with some of the coolest repeating patterns around then look no further, because our friends at freepik.com have provided 100 of them, absolutely free of charge, for WebdesignerDepot readers to download. Whether you’re looking for retro-cool, […]

11 websites that perfect UX by focusing on details

Charles Eames said, “The details are not the details. They make the design.” A website is a composite of details—and its content is communicated through them. Whether designed to provide information or serve as an app, a well-executed site is one that has turned a critical eye to everything, from the copy to images to […]

35 Mobile Responsive Portfolio Website Layouts

Advertise here with BSA A portfolio is used to showcase your creative work to anyone with Internet access. The goal is to present your talent front & center making it easy to navigate. Responsive layouts will look stunning on any device...Show More Summary

40 Examples of iOS 7 Mobile App Interface Designs

Apple is constantly moving forward with new software updates and more intriguing devices. iOS7 is their most recent minimalist interface update moving away from from iOS6. The new iOS uses a lot of flat menus, buttons, badges, and simpler app icons. Show More Summary

50 fantastic freebies for web designers, July 2014

New projects are being released all the time that make us excited, curious, inspired and sometimes a little bit jealous. Today we continue our monthly series of the very best free resources for web designers with a collection that includes cool scripts, awesome fonts, great ideas, and must-see experiments. If this collection is anything to […]

Retain your customers by talking to a human

Marketing people worry developers can be a tough audience to communicate with, but that doesn’t have to be the case.… Read more… You're reading Retain your customers by talking to a human, a post from the Intercom Blog. Intercom is the easiest way to see and talk to your users. Show More Summary

20+ Fresh and Free Icon Sets for Web Designers

Advertise here with BSA Almost every design project requires icons. Icons can be found everywhere on a website and their primary purpose of guiding and giving out information to visitors is a highly important one. In other words, these tiny graphics within a website tell you how you can move to the next page, checkout the cart, cancel a...

The 10 commandments of documentation

Toyota is well know as the most efficient organization on the planet outside of the human body, and one of their philosophies is to avoid documentation. Instead of making a “process” for when someone on the assembly line needs more bolts, they simply have 5 bins of bolts on their shelf and when one is […]

How to get started with next-generation website prototyping

Recently I’ve become increasingly frustrated with the current toolset and accepted practices for creating UI and UX ‘deliverables’. In my experience, building static mock-ups in Photoshop and Illustrator no longer captures the essence of current UI design. Show More Summary

Looking for a word

Found this great quote by Steve Jobs: “Look at the design of a lot of consumer products — they’re really complicated surfaces. We tried to make something much more holistic and simple. When you first start off trying to solve a problem, the first solutions you come up with are very complex, and most people […] The post Looking for a word appeared first on Bokardo.

Our favorite tweets of the week: July 7, 2014 – July 13, 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 #243

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 […]

The Why and How of UX

In order to align a company around delivering great experiences, Peter Merholz says, “there are (at least) six components that need to be aligned throughout the organization”: The Why and The How of Organizations that Deliver Great Experiences They are: value, vision, goals, incentives, processes and capabilities. Show More Summary

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