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Blog Post Archive

3 ways to survive information overload

Whether we’re self-taught or university educated, we’re all expected to keep learning as the industry evolves and advances. New development specs, constantly changing design trends, and new consumer needs require us to absorb new information at a rate previously thought impossible just a few decades ago. But despite that, even after years of product iteration […]

50+ incredible freebies for web designers, March 2015

The Web is packed with some of the most amazing, inspiring, and downright cool projects that you’ll ever see. And thanks to the fantastic web design community, many of them are completely free. Today we’re continuing our monthly roundup of the best resources for web designers. We’ve got fresh fonts, plugins, templates, tools, and all […]

Our favorite tweets of the week: March 16, 2015 – March 22, 2015

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 #279

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 […]

Infographic: Sketch vs Photoshop

Sketch 3 and Photoshop CC, two of the most popular applications for web design in 2015. Photoshop is the reliable old champ, but Sketch is the bright young challenger. Ever wondered which of these two giants of web design packs the biggest punch? Of course you have! We’ve all got our favorite, but which application is […]

7 skills every web designer must master

Web design is as much a science as it is an art form. While half of the job is based on sound coding and design know-how, the other half is based on just having an intuitive sense of what looks good and what doesn’t. Any web designer worth his salt will develop a strong core of […]

Maximize customer engagement with Bloom’s newsletter sign-ups

[– This is a sponsored post on behalf of Elegant Themes –] Whether you’re building a startup from the ground up, or expanding a company into new markets, the one thing you can’t do without is customers. The currency of any business, maximising the return on every contact you make is vital for any growing […]

Personas: Finding imaginary friends for web designers

One of the most common pieces of writing advice out there is “know your audience.” Choosing to appeal to either middle-aged lawyers or college freshmen will alter everything from approach, to tone, to structure, even if the subject matter is the same. Why treat web design any differently? It’s common sense that middle-aged lawyers and […]

65 best free fonts, Spring 2015

So far, 2015 has been a bumper year for fonts, with dozens of new designs going live. There are a couple of dominant trends, both carried over from last year. The first is the ongoing influence of lettering that gives us great typefaces like Gallow Tree. The other is a love of expressive geometric sans, in […]

Our favorite tweets of the week: March 8, 2015 – March 15, 2015

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 #278

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 […]

Is it time to embrace responsive branding?

Consistency, we’re taught, is the hallmark of quality. Whether it’s in copywriting or color, layout or lettering, consistency feels deliberate and reinforces ideas. Nowhere is this more true than for branding, where the visual identity of a company is often treated as sacrosanct. Brands go to extraordinary lengths to ensure consistency, spending millions of dollars […]

Giveaway: Win 1 of 3 copies of the Oyster responsive WordPress theme

Oyster is a stunning photo gallery theme, designed for WordPress 4.1+, and this is your chance to win 1 of 3 copies. Built by GT3themes premium WordPress themes, the fullscreen design is fully responsive and retina ready, allowing you to show off your portfolio on a full range of devices. Featuring two separate skins, dark and […]

How to find the perfect web developer

Once you start looking for a freelance developer to collaborate with, you’ll notice they’re everywhere. Online freelance marketplaces are packed to the brim with skilled candidates. On top of those, you’re bound to find at least one or two (hundred) in the nearest town. Now, you’re left with the difficult task of narrowing this pool […]

What’s new for designers, March 2015

In this month’s edition of what’s new for designers and developers, we’ve included lots of new apps for design teams, domain resources, new design tools, JavaScript resources, productivity resources, new frameworks, new mobile apps, and much more. And as always, we’ve also included some awesome new free fonts! Almost everything on the list this month […]

How to get started with CSS Shapes

The web has typically been a place of boxes and rectangles but an emerging CSS specification is going to change that. In this article I’ll introduce you to CSS Shapes, explaining what they are and the core concepts you need to start using them. All of the examples are linked up on Github, so you […]

Our favorite tweets of the week: March 2, 2015 – March 8, 2015

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 #277

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 […]

5 rules for choosing the perfect web typeface

Selecting a typeface for a project is a defining moment. Occasionally you’ll be looking to add personality to a design, although that is usually best left to display type. For body text, most of the time, you’re aiming for legibility. Legibility and readability are frequently confused; legibility refers to the the ease with which letters […]

How eye scanning impacts visual hierarchy in UX design

While millennia of art, from Greek vases to Italian chapels, have shaped our understanding of what beauty is, the comparatively recent technology behind eye tracking is adding a new dynamic to how we visually perceive the world. More to the point, this exciting new science is helping us better understand — and better design — […]

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