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 […]
Smashing Magazine, long one of the most highly read publications on the internet about anything and everything web design, is imminently heading for a drastic site redesign. For many years, site visitors have been used to a certain look and feel to the site; certainly, it’s been part of the Smashing Magazine brand. All that’s […]
When you’re putting together your design portfolio, you want to ensure it stands out from the rest and gets noticed. You’ve only got a few seconds to impress a potential employer, grab their interest and hold onto it. Make the most of your design portfolio by following a few simple guidelines. Show More Summary
It’s official: Adobe Illustrator has finally reached middle-age. Launched way back in 1987, this Sunday marks the 30th anniversary of version 1.1, one of the most influential vector graphics applications of all time. From the very first incarnation, to the very latest, Adobe Illustrator has been a key asset in the designer’s toolbox. Never quite as famous […]
People come into product management from a variety of paths, including design, engineering, customer support and customer success.... The post Q&A: Can non-technical product managers be successful? appeared first on Inside Intercom.
I remember the first job I had back in the day. I used to be a Social Media Manager at a digital agency. Of course I had some ideas about what I was supposed to do and how things should have worked, but I had no idea where to start from. What tools should I […] The post Web Design Tools for Beginners 2017 appeared first on SpyreStudios.
Looking for a free photo editor that can help you enhance your photos both professionally and as an entertainment? These ten free photo editing tools have everything you need from simple editing and color adjustments, to creative filters, text effects, collage making, and even advanced design. Show More Summary
When Colin Bentley and Brian Donohue joined Intercom as product managers, we were a company of less than... The post Lessons in product management with Intercom’s Colin Bentley and Brian Donohue appeared first on Inside Intercom.
2017 may be off to a questionable start in the world of politics, but at least we can rely on a steady supply of free fonts to buck up our mood. All the usual suspects are still being released, but we’re seeing a lot less in the way of calligraphic lettering and brush fonts compared […]
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. Last post I got to introduce the concept of Object Oriented Programming with Ruby. Show More Summary
Most web designers prefer to stick to the artistic side of website building; leaving development to others. Even designers having a knowledge of coding think that the practice should be left to those who do it for a living. They also...Show More Summary
Adobe is one of the most well-known software companies whose tools are used by numerous web designers. Many reading this article likely use or have used Adobe at some point in their careers. That’s why it’s not without irony that Adobe is now dabbling in a hush-hush project that seeks to automate many of the tasks […]
Explaining complex software to customers who may not have a technical background certainly has its challenges. Frustration for... The post Talking tech with non tech people appeared first on Inside Intercom.
Getting your project organized and easily manageable is always a challenge when working as a part of a team. The problem reaches a whole new level when it concerns a creative project. Creativity blossoms the most when it’s unlimited while collaborative projects crumble without rules. So what to do with a creative agency project that requires […]
A logo can make or break a company, product or event. Some logos are so iconic that they can easily be recognized without needing to be put into context or contain any words. For example, everyone knows what the Olympic rings represent. Show More Summary
Today, we’re releasing our integration with Microsoft Teams – the new chat-based workspace in Microsoft Office 365 –... The post Introducing the Intercom integration for Microsoft Teams appeared first on Inside Intercom.
Great product teams are based around designers and engineers working closely together. We’ve discussed before why this side-by-side... The post Shipping code isn’t just for engineers. It’s for designers too. appeared first on Inside Intercom.
Web animation is an essential part of a web design in today’s visual-centric websites. The absence of visual detail in your website can mean the difference of being sold, or left on the rack alone. Visual aesthetics enhances the website design and improves user engagement on your site. Show More Summary
From new tools to code snippets to typefaces that will make your design life better, this month’s design newbies are a lot of fun to play around with. Our favorites include a task management app that’s free, a new website builder that is incredibly easy to use and a tool that can help you clean up […]