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5 things nobody tells you about freelancing

Starting out on your own as a freelancer is exciting. You’re making your talents available to the world, and are ready to make your mark. While this career path can be very rewarding (monetarily and otherwise), it’s not all kittens and unicorns. There are going to be challenges and days when you wonder why you […]

Take color inspiration from the masters

Picking colors for a design, a piece of art, or a living room for that matter, has never been easy for a lot of us. Even the pros sometimes get lost in all of the potential variants and combinations. Apps like Color CC (once called Kuler) and sites like ColourLovers have given us a way […]

Online brand-building 101

Building a brand online is a different task to traditional brand building. Of course it won’t hurt to combine the offline and online marketing techniques, and indeed for best results, you should do that. Too many times clients think that all they need to do is have a website made for them and then they […]

60 fresh resources for designers, April 2016

Hey there! We are proud to return fully stacked with a collection of resources and tools that will help you make the most of your web design/development skills. This month we have an appealing 3D text effect, an awesome flat emojis set, various UI kits for Sketch, a full Bootstrap 4 GUI pack, some amazing […]

Popular design news of the week: April 18, 2016 – April 24, 2016

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 #336

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 […]

Is Conversational UX the future of the web?

One of the biggest buzz phrases at the moment is “Conversational UX”. It refers to a user experience in which your interaction with a company, or service, is automated based on your prior behavior. Contrary to the implication in the title, a conversational UX doesn’t have to be a literal conversation, the term refers to […]

Coca Cola Globally Showcases Its New Design Language

In a move that’s billed as worldwide brand unification, the Coca Cola Company announced a major redesign of its look this week. The new design language, pioneered in Mexico and soon to roll out globally throughout 2016 and 2017, will serve as a unifying rebrand. The redesign covers classic Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, Coke Zero, and Coke Life. At […]

Plesk secures web app development

Ten years ago, building a web site was a marketable skill; today, there are a myriad of site builders that can do the job, and increasingly web designers are finding themselves moving into the more advanced web application arena. Web apps are increasingly popular, offering almost the same functionality as native apps, but with the […]

What does simplicity in UX design look like?

For over a decade, designers have debated what constitutes simplicity in user experience design. As Robert Hoekman Jr. points out in his article When It Comes to UX Design, Simplicity is Overrated, the variation in semantics is confusing. Simplicity could refer to a clean design (then there’s the disparity of what “clean” actually looks like), the […]

Using Atomic Design in modern web development

If there’s anything I’ve learned working for a tech company, it’s that in order to build a website—a really amazing, beautiful and high-functioning website—a multitude of different talents and elements have to come together and work in harmony. Sometimes it can feel like working on the Tower of Babel: one person is sifting through a palette […]

Visual Studio Code reaches 1.0

Microsoft knows how to keep eager developers waiting and waiting. For approximately one year, the company has kept its cross-platform text editor for developers in beta. That all changed now that Microsoft has released version 1.0 of Visual Studio Code. In spite of the long delay, the text editor has already proven popular with developers. According to Microsoft’s […]

Designing complex products

You know that unsettling feeling when you’re half way through a project and you’re presenting design concepts? No major feedback, smiles across the table, heads nodding yes. Home run right? No, that feeling scares the sht out of me because you know there’s complexity lurking below and it will surface before you’re done solving the […]

Popular design news of the week: April 11, 2016 – April 17, 2016

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 #335

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 […]

Interview: How Code and Theory built NY.Gov

Successful web design hinges on good research, targeting the right demographic, identifying key problems and developing appropriate solutions. But how you start when your target demographic is literally, everyone? How do you structure a site when it serves a vast array of disparate needs? How do you set about designing a site for a whole state? When they were approached […]

Adobe Premiere Pro finally gets integrated video collaboration with Frame.io

Adobe is arguably the designers’ program of choice when it comes to anything video-related. Now, we have the opportunity to use Adobe Premiere Pro in a truly, collaborative fashion. Recently, Frame.io, the video-collaboration service,...Show More Summary

WordPress 4.5 launched

WordPress 4.5 is out, and all over the world, writers, editors, designers, and developers rejoice! Or, you know, scramble to update their themes and plugins, as the case may be. As features go, this isn’t the biggest update ever. There’s nothing radically different. Rather, we’re getting small, quality-of-life upgrades intended to make customizing your site, […]

Find inspiration in Radim Malinic’s Book of Ideas

Compiled from years of experience of the diverse, exciting, complex, and engaging creative industry, Radim Malinic’s Book of Ideas is a compilation of everything he’s learned throughout his career. An inspiring read for new designers and seasoned professionals alike, Malinic shares advice on everything from productivity to facing your fears, from finding happiness in your […]

Adobe Post 2.5 released with stellar new features

Users of Adobe Post will no doubt already be familiar with its ability to create social graphics in no time at all. Today, Adobe released Post 2.5, which gives users more features and control over how they start and move through their social sharing. Fresh design remix feed 2.5 takes into account how designers usually […]

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