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The ultimate guide to getting started with Foundation

Foundation is one of the two big-name HTML/CSS/JS frameworks for front-end developers. That didn’t happen by accident. Today, we’re here to tell you all about why you should be using it. Now first, for those who maybe write their own HTML, but have never worked with a framework before, here’s an explanation: Frameworks are basically […]

Our favorite tweets of the week: November 17, 2014 – November 23, 2014

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 #262

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 […]

Deal of the week: 8 popular texture collections from Offset

Is flat design leaving your designs looking a little…flat? Then you might want to think about adding some texture to those flat color blocks. Texture offers designers great options to indicate function, tone areas, even unify diverse sections of a site. Show More Summary

Is Apple’s San Francisco the future of typography on OSX?

Apple’s cool factor has been on the wane in the last couple of years. Successive iPhones have failed to advance as significantly as the first few generations; iOS7 was ugly and iOS8 hasn’t rectified that; analysts are even predicting a decline in iPad sales as large screen Android devices flood the market. That’s not to […]

8 proven techniques that build trust in your website

The internet can be a worrisome place. Whether you are just browsing the web, or you go online to make purchases, people are leery about everything they do on the web. From credit card fraud to identity theft, it can be tough to gain people’s trust on your website. It isn’t impossible to gain the trust […]

The ultimate guide to design meetings

The basic idea of a meeting is simple: it’s when two or more people get together to discuss one or multiple topics. It can be in a formal or informal setting. It can be among people within an organization or between people in more than one organization. The concept of the meeting is ancient. At […]

Webdesigner Depot gets a redesign

A few days ago, on November 11th, we celebrated our 6th birthday here on WDD by revealing our latest redesign. If you visit often, you should easily notice most of the changes, however, if you just drop by once in a while the site will feel similar yet different. In fact, if we did our […]

Our favorite tweets of the week: November 10, 2014 – November 16, 2014

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 #261

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 […]

Why “content first” should be your new war cry.

We’re not all designing our content right. There. I said it. Maybe you, personally, are doing a great job, but most of us aren’t. We can, and should do better. We owe it to ourselves, our clients, and most importantly, to our users. “Content is King.” That’s been a mantra for so long that it’s […]

Free download: 6 iPhone mockups from Coolmockups

We all know that the mobile web is on the rise. Clients need projects to work well on the latest handheld devices, and we need to show them that we can deliver that service. So, when you’re presenting a design, what better way is there than to show them a mockup of your artwork in […]

6 simple rules for designing mobile websites

It is projected by ComScore the by the end of 2014, around 1.75 billion people worldwide will use smartphones regularly. That means that those who’ll be the first to adapt to this rapidly growing segment of the market will reap the most benefits and enjoy the most success. What that means to your business is […]

Deal of the week: Colossal vintage design bundle (worth $600)

Once in a while our sister-site, MightyDeals.com, comes up with a truly special deal big enough to make your head spin; and this is one of those times! We’ve managed to put together an amazing 94% discount on this huge bundle of design resources, saving you over $560! The 2GB download contains vintage assets from the […]

What creative opportunities will a legal marijuana market present you?

I had an advertising teacher who claimed that big tobacco companies had registered the 1970s names for different marijuana strains, such as Acapulco Gold, Panama Red, Sensimilla, and other cute names for pot, in the inevitable legalization and marketing of packages similar to Marlboro cigarettes. He also claimed the packaging was already produced, sitting in […]

George Pal – 3D animation and special effects pioneer

While I write this, one of my sons is yelling at me to come look at yet another YouTube Poop animation. He thinks they are hilarious. I can’t stand them! When he demands I watch one… or eight with him, I have to ask if they are a collection of unintelligible screaming, screeching feedback and […]

Communication and creative control

If you’ve worked directly with a client, then on more than one occasion they’ve probably come to you and said something like, “I know exactly what kind of design I want, and here’s how I want you to do it”. This might seem great at first because you feel like you have a clear vision […]

(4) 10 simple steps to improving your website

Your web site can reveal a lot about your brand. It can tell visitors if you’re forward thinking, on trend, behind the pack, or simply a fish out of water. Having a compelling website increases your credibility and authority. According to research from Stanford University, a whopping 46% of online users judge whether or not a […]

Making a splash!

Many websites these days are moving their focus toward minimalist design, involving simple navigation and often a single page design; making interaction with these sites easy, clean and fast, moving away from traditional linearity where users have to follow a set trail of breadcrumbs within site maps to reach certain pages. This older style of […]

(3/4!) 25 incredible graphics that reject flat design and embrace the 3rd dimension

Flat design has been all the rage for a couple of years, but increasingly, we’re starting to see the third dimension creep back into work. From illustrations to typography, 3D design is reemerging on the Web and with stunning effect. Designers who can create images in rendering programs have an advantage among all others because […]

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