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Archived Since:March 30, 2010

Blog Post Archive

How to use HTML & CSS style tiles to kickstart your design

It’s been a while since Style Tiles were brought into this world by the genius of one Samantha Warren. For those of you who might have looked at them once, and then forgotten what they are, here’s a quick explanation: Style Tiles are a sort of template that allows you to quickly test and preview […]

What’s new for designers, April 2015

In this month’s edition of what’s new for designers and developers, we’ve included lots of new apps for design teams, new design tools, lots of web apps, learning resources, productivity resources, new frameworks, new mobile apps, and much more. And as always, we’ve also included some awesome new free fonts! Almost everything on the list […]

Our favorite tweets of the week: April 6, 2015 – April 12, 2015

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 #282

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 Neue Haas Unica the perfect grotesk for the Web?

This week, the Web went giddy at the knees over the release of Monotype’s Neue Haas Unica. The typeface is a redesign of Haas Unica, itself an attempt to fuse the better qualities of Helvetica and Univers. Originally designed in the late ’70s and published in 1980 by the Haas type foundry. The design was […]

How to be a unicorn (and why you should)

Once upon a time, there was a mystical creature known as the Unicorn. This beautiful developer/designer/interface specialist/content creator/etc. was much beloved by everyone in the industry… until they were hunted into extinction. What happened to the once ubiquitous unicorn, and why is the term experiencing a growing resurgence today? It has a great deal to […]

How to perfect your UX with persona scenarios

User scenarios are the stories that your personasp0o act out. Basically, user scenarios are thought exercises (though represented visually) in which you predict how certain types of users — represented by your personas — will interact with your website in a given situation in order to complete a given goal. User scenarios let you understand what […]

6 types of digital affordance that impact your UX

Affordance is a term originally coined by a psychologist, J.J. Gibson, in the 1970s. He defined it as the relationship between an environment and an actor. Today, affordance extends beyond behavioral or cognitive psychology and into the design of digital interfaces. Understanding affordance will allow you to better understand product and interfaces design, in turn, […]

The ultimate guide to getting started in web design

Do you want to learn how to design your very first website? Perhaps you’ve designed a few and now you’d like to turn your skills into a career? This article is here to point you in the right direction. One article can’t cover everything you need to know of course; the skills, tools, and technologies […]

Our favorite tweets of the week: March 30, 2015 – April 5, 2015

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 #281

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 […]

25+ Kickstarter projects you’ll actually want to back

We all have great ideas, but some people are a little better at making them real than others. And kudos to them, the dedication it takes to slave away creating a new take on USB ports, a standing desk for a laptop, or a political action figure — when everyone says you’re mad — is […]

Should designers learn to code?

In 2010, Elliot Stocks stirred up a hornets’ nest with a provocative tweet: Honestly, I’m shocked that in 2010 I’m still coming across ‘web designers’ who can’t code their own designs. No excuse. The internet was abuzz for a long time, and the debate continues. To code or not to code? It remains a charged topic […]

Discovery of 2nd web has wide-ranging consequences for net neutrality

In the last year there’s been an increasingly passionate debate over the possibility of a two-tier internet. However, research carried out by graduate students at MIT, suggests we’ve actually been running dual internets for almost a decade. Proponents of a two-tier web argue that the close ties between the Internet and the economy necessitates a […]

Could Adobe kill your desktop?

Designers who use Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator regularly, know that they can’t get out of using it on their desktops. This means hour after hour of sitting at their workstations, especially if a big project is due, and deadlines can’t be extended. But sitting for too long isn’t good for your health. Further, designing in […]

Could you really be a UX designer?

So you think you are a user experience designer? Are you sure? You might have it in your job title, but are you somebody who designs experiences for users? Or do you design user interfaces? UX vs. UI Some argue that you cannot design a user’s experience. After all there are so many things beyond […]

Our favorite tweets of the week: March 23, 2015 – March 29, 2015

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 #280

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 […]

Facebooks’s React Native radically simplifies app development

Facebook fans and app-development enthusiasts can at last rejoice: the company’s much-hyped, and recently announced, framework project was unveiled yesterday at Facebook’s F8 Developer Conference. React Native is a radical departure from how mobile, UI app development is usually done. Show More Summary

4 simple ways to design killer call to action buttons

Call to action buttons that are easy to see and understand will make a huge difference to your client’s conversion rates. When designing these buttons, it’s imperative to consider a wide range of factors. Some of them include the color, contrast, button copy and even whether or not to include some directional cues right beside […]

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