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Comics of the week #330

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 Hunting for Fresh Talent with Creative Lab 5

Do you want to work for Google? Oh who are we kidding? Of course you do! Now, how would you like to join a program where you get paid to experiment wildly, creating things in the Google Creative Lab? Now, if you’re thinking something along the lines of, “Oh just tell us already!”, here you […]

Free Download: Olesia Font

Olesia is a script typeface with a difference: its extra loops and curly swashes, on letters like ‘b’ and ‘E’, add a charmingly care-free air that it lends to any design it’s used in. Ideal as a display face, whenever you need to inject a natural, feminine, or romantic, feel into a design. Perfect for […]

How to choose an accessible typeface

Inclusive design is a hot topic and choosing an accessible font for your website is important for all brands, not just public bodies and charities. But how can you tell which typefaces are accessible and does this mean a compromise in terms of design? Here are my top tips: 1: Don’t fall into the trap […]

123ContactForm introduce CaptainForm WordPress plugin

Building forms is one of the most time-consuming processes on any website build; you need to code the inputs, validate the data, and securely capture information in a format that you can use. Multiply the complexity by ten when you factor in WordPress. Because WordPress is so popular, a number of plugins have been developed […]

Adobe Muse CC goes responsive

Last month Adobe released an update to Adobe Muse CC, a popular visual web design tool that allows you to create websites without code. This new, powerful tool is included with the Creative Cloud. As a traditional graphic designer, Adobe Muse opens new doors allowing you to work in a familiar interface, à la Adobe […]

50+ fresh resources for designers, March 2016

How’s it going, compadres? This month’s roundup hand-picked from all across the web includes icons, design assets, illustrations, vector artwork, UI kits, some really cool code snippets, fonts, templates, some awesome tools, and much much more. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the best freebies on the Web this month!   The months of the year […]

Messenger on Android joins the rush to Material Design

Rumored for the longest time, Facebook Messenger on Android has finally joined the Material Design club, with its latest update. Taking virtually no one by surprise, this Material Design update is nonetheless welcome news for Android users who’ve been clamoring for a more usable interface on their smartphones. This update immediately applies to all Android […]

The best new portfolio sites, March 2016

Welcome, readers, back to our monthly portfolio roundup. Have a look at the site’s we’ve featured, get inspired for the month, and start sketching! If you’ve recently built yourself a great-looking portfolio site, tell us about it at ezequiel@webdesignerdepot.com Note: I’m judging these sites by how good they look to me. If they’re creative and […]

Popular design news of the week: February 29, 2016 – March 6, 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 #329

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 […]

Combat clutter to boost conversions

When we design websites, we do so to get a message across to our audience. However, one of the biggest hurdles that we often have to overcome in order to get that message to our visitors is clutter. When visitors come across a website that they perceive to be cluttered, some of them just up […]

Sketch 3.6 finally introduces functional typography

Mac-based typophiles rejoice! Bohemian Coding have smiled on you in the form of a new Sketch update. Where before there were inconsistent baselines and sadness, there shall now be great-looking text, and joy. Now you can really get some mileage out of your Helvet… Oh, we’re not doing that anymore? Okay. The point is that Sketch […]

Google Photos releases a major update

Google Photos, Google’s picture and video-sharing and storage service, has been upgraded to give users a bunch of new features aimed at improving ease of use. The changes affect both the desktop-web version and Android. First up is what’s happening on desktop. Users who’ve been upset by Google Photos’ decision to abandon the Snapseed-based picture-editing […]

Classic landing page mistakes you’re probably still making

One of the biggest clashes in design has been the question of whether to strip down your landing page to the point where it’s so minimal that it has no navigation at all. Proponents argue that the only thing on a landing page should be the call to action button, so as to eliminate all distractions […]

How to avoid common UX traps

How many times have you been on a website, only to leave frustrated and annoyed at the experience you received during your visit? Believe it or not, this is a fairly common occurrence, especially when websites ignore good UX practices. If you’re involved in any aspect of a website build, it’s imperative that you avoid […]

Google challenges responsive best practice with Resizer

Since the advent of responsive web design, entrepreneurs, designers, hobbyists, prototyping startups, and design applications have been releasing tools to allow us to preview our designs at different breakpoints. The latest to throw their hat into the ring is Google with their new Resizer project, designed to allow designers to preview responsive sites at different […]

Popular design news of the week: February 22, 2016 – February 28, 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 #328

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 […]

Mega bundle: 92% off 57 hand-crafted fonts

When it comes to fonts, you simply can’t have too many. Each typeface comes with its own distinct personality, and each one can be used to highlight different aspects of the business you’re designing for. If you’re stuck in a Proxima Nova/Open Sans/Helvetica slump, then it’s seriously time to diversify. So we’re delighted that our […]

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