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5 Techniques for Spotting Mistaks Before They Go Live

Launching a new website can be exciting and nerve-wracking at the same time. You want to show off what you’ve been building, what you’ve learned, and the creative solutions you’ve come up with. You can already taste that first celebratory taco. You go live. At first, you get a lot of comments from your friends […]

4 Ways To Design a Perfect Split Screen Homepage

One screen divided in two. The split screen technique has long been known in the film industry, with early examples dating back to the silent movies days of the early 20th century, and it is still a popular device in by film and tv today. A split-screen layout is in use when full-screen elements are […]

Transform Photos into Art with Deep Learning

Life is like a camera. If things don’t work out, you can take another shot. But if you get that perfect picture, you will want to capture the moment and, perhaps, transform it into a work of art. Have you ever seen art so beautiful and resonating that you wish you could transform your favorite […]

Why CEOs Don’t Care About UX and How to Change Their Minds

“UX design doesn’t work…And it won’t make us money.” Business executives aren’t all that fond of UX design, or even design in general. It’s an incredibly common problem. Too many executives see good design as an inconvenient expense. At a certain point, executives see UX design as an unnecessary cross to bear. A burden they’re […]

Stockio Free Assets Site Unveiled

Design assets are the lifeblood of any creative process. Images inspire, typefaces communicate, icons clarify. Whatever the scope of your project, assets are the building blocks of your design. Any fresh source of stock assets is a boon to the design community, and the latest treasure trove of resources is stockio.com. Stockio is a collection […]

What’s New for Designers, August 2017

Sometimes the summer months can feel like a dead time for new design tools, but not this year. There are plenty of new elements out there to make your life (and projects) that much easier. Plus, almost everything on the list this month is free, except for a couple of tools. They’re sure to be […]

Popular Design News of the Week: August 7, 2017 – August 13, 2017

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 #402

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 Micro-Conversion Controversy

The UX design process is, in a word, complex. The discipline itself is a jam-packed intersection of contrasting fields, including art, engineering, experimental research, and interpersonal skills—a blend of technical and creative skillsets. Show More Summary

Improve Your UX With a Niche Approach

Mass appeal is a myth. I know that goes against what we’d all like to believe, and your eternal optimist inside probably shouts, “Hey! My product is actually for everyone.” But honestly, it’s true; mass appeal is a myth. Don’t panic though… Being niche does not mean fewer paying customers. Focussing in on a niche is a […]

6 Ways to Prevent Friction in Your Design

In user experience, friction is anything that prevents users from accomplishing their goals. Friction is a major problem because it leads to bouncing, reduces conversions, and frustrates users to the point of abandoning their tasks. In this article, you’ll find how to improve the UX for your users by reducing friction. The Concept of a […]

6 Ways Innovative Navigation Enhances UX

There are two aspects to designing navigation: How will the content be structured, and how will that structure be presented to the user. Obviously these are not separate, and structure (usually) informs presentation. Navigation involves curation—even though the content that needs to be included may be already decided—how that content is grouped, how the groupings […]

WordPress.Com Gets Custom Plugins and Themes

Praise any deity you’re into, because WordPress just got custom plugins and themes! Again. We are talking, of course, about the WordPress.com hosted service that allows anyone and everyone to make their own WordPress site for free. They just opened up their service to third-party plugins and themes, so go wild! The service has historically, […]

19 Best New Portfolio Sites, August 2017

Hello readers, it’s August, and that joke I made about the heat last month has come back to bite me. On the upside, we have a whole bunch of new portfolios to check out. This month, there is no real theme. Design styles are pretty much all over the place, so there’ll be a little […]

Popular Design News of the Week: July 31, 2017 – August 6, 2017

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 #401

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 […]

75 Web Animation Tools You Have to Try

Animation is one of those trends that has got its claws into web interfaces. Its popularity fluctuates, but it’s always there somewhere, as an essential component in any web site. From tiny, barely visible, loading spinners, to whole page transitions like a movie experience, animation reaches into every area of our designs. For designers looking […]

7 Tools for Developing Your First Progressive Web App

UX has been the focal point of modern web development for quite some time now. This is influenced by several factors, including page loading speed, readability, usability, and design. But now that more users prefer mobile web browsing over using desktops, any website—be it a niche blog or an e-commerce store—should start prioritizing mobile friendliness. […]

5 Essential Rules of Wearable Design

Wearables are becoming increasingly important devices with a growing array of apps available. There are millions of wearable devices in the market today (including watches, wristbands, glasses, earphones, and rings) and even more are coming. If you haven’t designed for these devices, chances are you’ll have to soon. But wearables present a unique set of […]

5 Lessons UX Designers Can Learn From Game Development

Game development and web development have more than a few things in common. Specifically—if you’re lucky—you’re developing a product that will be seen and used by thousands, if not millions, of people on a regular basis. You’re going to need a good team, good quality assurance, and whole lot of support staff to answer questions. […]

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