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What’s new for designers, April 2016

In this month’s edition of what’s new for designers and developers, we’ve included productivity apps, static website builders, stock photo sources, community resources, WordPress tools, open source tools, design apps, and much more. And as always, we’ve also included some awesome new free fonts! Almost everything on the list this month is free, with a […]

Popular design news of the week: April 4, 2016 – April 10, 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 #334

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 […]

Tokyo 2020 logo shortlist revealed

It’s just four years until the Tokyo Summer Olympics and Paralympics, and while the eyes of the sporting world may currently be set on Brazil, attention will turn to Tokyo once the torch is (literally) passed in 5 months. For any city, even bidding to host the biggest sporting event in the world is a […]

Vivaldi 1.0 unleashed

It’s fitting that Opera’s ex-CEO is now releasing the finished Vivaldi browser. After all, some say that Vivaldi caters to the demographic that Opera left behind. There was a time that Opera was being designed for more specialized users than the average web surfer, but those days are long gone. Jon von Tetzchner, Opera’s old […]

The best new portfolio sites, April 2016

Hey everybody, it’s time to look at other people’s portfolios and get slightly jealous again! And guess what? For the first time ever, the majority of the websites we feature come from our very own readers. If I said I was proud of you guys, would that make this weird? Anyway, if you want to […]

Site of the Week: FS Untitled

The FS Untitled micro-site is a digital playground packed with typographic experiments. Designed in-house by London-based type foundry FontSmith to advertise their new typeface of the same name, the site consists of dozens of experiments, from dynamic 3D typography, to interactive games. The typeface itself, FS Untitled, is designed for use on screen, and features […]

Microsoft debuts new Edge browser extensions

Users who’ve been clamoring for new features in Microsoft’s Edge browser finally have reason to be excited: the company recently announced in a blog post that there are new extensions for Edge, which was one of the most-requested features from Windows Insiders. Designers and developers now have a chance to see if these extensions can […]

HP unveil “new” logo

Hewlett-Packard, that giant of computing, has just released its new logo. Um… again. Well, not really again. Sigh. If you haven’t heard, there’s two Hewlett-Packard’s now, okay? Now, I’d really like to tell you that this is because of alternate time-lines crashing into each other, or because HP is going through its very own Spider-Clone Saga. […]

The value of version control

Whether you are a designer, a developer, or both, chances are high that you have several versions or instances of the same project on your computer at any one time. The problem is, it can be hard to keep up with these items if you don’t have some sort of system in place. Any system […]

The beginner’s guide to UX prototyping

Prototyping, as a concept, has been around since before the Internet. Typically, people developing a new physical product would first build the thing, and make sure that it worked as intended. The first version would be patented, perhaps, and shown to potential investors. If the inventor had access to their own means of manufacture (if […]

Popular design news of the week: March 28, 2016 – April 3, 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 #333

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 […]

Google rolling out Material Design web-wide

Since 2014, Google has been redesigning its apps and services according to its own Material Design principles. Yesterday it announced on its design blog that an upcoming release of its Chrome browser (version 49.2) will adopt Material Design as its default rendering. Critically the new version of Chrome—dubbed Chrome MD—will override site-defined CSS in deference […]

Creating stunning charts with AngularJS

As citizens of the digital world, we are constantly flooded with data. From website analytics to our fitness tracker, data is all around us. As a result, for the front-end designers it is becoming increasingly difficult to present data in a way that stands out from other data sources that are competing for a viewer’s attention. […]

Divi 2.7 introduces A/B testing for WordPress

If you’re a fan of WordPress, and you build sites professionally, you’ve almost certainly encountered Divi; Elegant Themes’ flagship theme and builder. We’ve covered the release of several versions, and so we were eager to try out the latest version to be announced: Divi 2.7. In a nutshell, Divi 2.7 comes with an advanced theme builder […]

Twitter finally opens up platform to the visually impaired

Not all developers and tech services consider the visually impaired when rolling out their latest designs and updates, so it’s refreshing when one finally does. Twitter, which recently celebrated its 10th anniversary, just made its interface friendlier to the blind and those with vision impairment. Yesterday, Twitter announced on its blog that it’s making its images […]

Google redesigns Adwords for mobile-first

One more Google service has officially been redesigned, and it’s about time. That’s right, Google is redesigning their entire Adwords platform. It’s been around eight years since the last redesign, and a lot has changed since then. The mobile market has exploded, for one. Therefore, Adwords needs to reflect that, both in its user interface, […]

Will AMP really speed up your website?

There’s been a lot of talk lately about AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages). From February 24th onward, Google search results began to include links to mobile-page versions that were built with this open-source project. When Google begins openly backing a technology, you know that it’s going to be a big thing, but what exactly is AMP? AMP is […]

Essential design trends, March 2016

One of the great things about looking at trends each month is catching a glimpse of what designers are experimenting with. In particular, you start to see a distinct crossover of elements that you might have missed at first glance. That exact thing happened with this month’s collection. Note all the yellow and gold tones. Even […]

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