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Infographic: Fontsmith’s complete guide to typography terms

As a web designer, typography is paramount. Even on sites where images or video are the main focus, the way you treat text will make or break your site’s usability and aesthetic. Even so, most of us are not expert typographers. We may have a handle on a few of the basic terms, and the […]

The essential role of project management in UX

Where digital and UX are concerned, project managers deal with a number of aspects such as team resourcing, scheduling meetings, and financial planning (to name just a few tasks) on a daily basis. The role of a project manager in the digital industry isn’t too dissimilar to project managers across other industries, however it is […]

The ultimate guide to blogging

As soon as we decided writing was a good thing, everyone wanted to be a writer. Even now, almost everyone feels like they have a book inside them. Even people who don’t read books want to write one. And I bet almost all those would-be authors have at least tried blogging. Blogging used to be […]

Popular design news of the week: June 27, 2016 – July 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 #346

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 […]

Free download: Platforma iOS and web wireframe kits

When you’re designing a digital product, whether a web application, or a mobile app, you need to bake in usability as early as possible. That’s where wireframing comes in. Wireframing allows you to envisage how your product will come together. It allows you to share your thoughts with clients, bat around ideas with colleagues. And […]

Affinity Designer for Windows available now

Attention web designers, Affinity fans, and basically everyone who wants to get away from Adobe: It’s here! On Windows. The Affinity Designer for Windows beta is finally out, and it is beautiful. Also, the beta version is free! OK, so before I go into details, here’s the main highlight: It’s awesome, but a little crashy. […]

Facebook redesigns its “Like” button

Those Facebook buttons that you just can’t live without because you’re always using them to engage with your friends and family, and the site’s content, have gotten a noticeable makeover. The new design signals a shift to more space-conscious design by the company, as well as a tendency to combine old design into something entirely […]

Cloudinary: Responsive Images Solved

As a designer or developer of responsive websites, your ultimate goal, no doubt, is to maximize an image for each unique device, while not making the files so big they slow down the load time or use excessive amounts of bandwidth. You must find that delicate balance between serving an image that is as large […]

Design like you’re Hollywood

Hollywood is the holy grail for the whole movie industry, and it’s where all blockbusters (or most of them at least) come from. These movies cost a lot of money, but they (usually) also make a lot more money. And you know how Hollywood movies make so much money? Because they research. A lot. And […]

Essential design trends, June 2016

Designers are changing the rules for web design, thanks to creative problem solving. Auto-play sound, mixing real and illustrated images and even layering logos on top of photos are some of the hottest design techniques right now and all three concepts were considered taboo not that long ago. Here’s what’s trending in design this month: […]

Popular design news of the week: June 20, 2016 – June 26, 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 #345

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 […]

3 ways designers can improve working with engineers

The importance of design in the tech industry has grown over the last few years, along with a greater appreciation for designers who know how to work within development constraints. We produce our best work when our designers and engineers work in a harmonious, cross-collaborative environment. Over the last 8 years, we’ve learned a lot […]

Free download: Comprehensive stationery mockup

If you’re building a brand for a client, you’ll sell the pitch far more effectively if you can deliver not just flat design concepts, but detailed mockups too. To give you a boost in the right direction we have this comprehensive stationery mockup, designed for use with Photoshop CS4+, by Qeaql.com. The whole set, which […]

UX Design in action, experts weigh in

The concept of the user experience is often broken down into two areas: theory and practice. They’re not the same thing because what may work in theory obviously doesn’t always work in practice, and this is where many designers and brands sometimes run into problems with their design processes. If only there was more direct […]

Deal: Save 98% on this colossal font bundle

If we’ve said it once, we’ve said it a hundred times: you can’t have too many fonts. Different typefaces are like the voices with which an actor speaks; they give you the power of expression, allowing you to invest the content of designs with emotion, mood, and personality. So we know you’re just going to […]

Design with data using Invision’s brand new plugin

Craft is InVision’s suite of screen-design tools that lets designers easily add content with a click. Two things designers value in their workflows—speed and data—are efficiently brought into their projects thanks to Craft. Now, Invision is debuting Data within Craft; Data is a free plugin that lets designers pull things like text, images and JSON […]

Are you solving the wrong problems?

If you’re a web professional, there’s a good chance you’ve found yourself spending at least some time on the wrong problems. Maybe you were asked to implement a useless feature. Maybe you’ve ended up spending too much time on something because it was difficult, rather than important. For the purposes of this article, we’ll define […]

Adobe reveal major Creative Cloud update

Adobe has just released a major update to its Creative Cloud apps. Updates have been made to Adobe Stock, and Creative Sync, meaning that almost every application in the ecosystem is affected. The updates include additions to Adobe’s flagship Photoshop application, as well as further enhancements to Adobe Stock. However this is not the anticipated […]

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