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Boosting conversions: 11 experts share their secrets

As web designers, we are always trying to create websites that leave a lasting impression. Yet in today’s world, websites have evolved from digital brochures into fully-fledged content marketing platforms. Sites are no longer viewed as just another business expense. Show More Summary

How to successfully combine typefaces

Combining typefaces is one of the most challenging skills for a designer to master. Setting two fonts together in the same design brings out unexpected flavors in them both. What’s more, there’s rarely a right or wrong answer. There are dozens of different ways to combine typefaces, some more useful than others, but the most […]

Popular design news of the week: May 11, 2015 – May 17, 2015

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 #287

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 successful ways to get paid by a client who has “no money”

Every freelancer has heard the pitch from clients about “no money now, but there will be later”, “help start my business and you’ll be my ‘go-to’ person in the future”, or “when things get going, you can charge more and make up your lost fees”. These promises are of course lies! Every business has money. […]

Free download: 30 responsive icons by icons8

We all love icons, they communicate more than words, in much less space. And they’re even better when they’re free. However, most icons are still limited by a one size fits all mentality: the same icon is displayed no matter what capabilities the device viewing your site has. This incredible set of icons is different. Designed […]

1 simple trick that will boost your website conversions

Websites these days are taking hero images to the next level, embracing mega-images that fill whole screens. Sites ranging from ecommerce stores, to political sites, to Google Analytics itself are all using this device. Huge images certainly...Show More Summary

What’s new for designers, May 2015

In this month’s edition of what’s new for designers and developers, we’ve included lots of podcasts, design resource directories, lots of web apps, learning resources, productivity resources, new frameworks, APIs, team resources, and much more. And as always, we’ve also included some awesome new free fonts! Almost everything on the list this month is free, […]

Popular design news of the week: May 4, 2015 – May 10, 2015

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 #286

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 […]

Designing patterns: the biggest web trend of 2015 so far

2015 has inherited a lot of trends from previous years, there’s been a steady evolution of ideas — Flat Design into Material Design for example — but nothing as revolutionary as Responsive Design. However, we are starting to see trends that feel fresh, either through new treatments or because they’re genuinely new ways of approaching […]

Infographic: The history of Photoshop

Love it or loathe it, it’s impossible to dispute the impact Adobe Photoshop has had on the design world. Over the last 25 years it has edited billions of images, and along the way has made itself the byword for image editing. Photoshop has its critics, especially within the web design industry, who feel that […]

40 best free icon sets, Spring 2015

Whether you’re building a new website, a new app, or a dashboard, you can’t do without great icons. The Web is in love with icons, they’re used everywhere from apps to responsive sites, all because they pack information into a small space. And because each set of icons is unique, you can give a different […]

4 essential steps before you launch your design startup

Many of us dream of being our own boss, being able to set our own hours and choose what kind of work we take on. But achieving this aim takes years, and even the first step can feel intimidating. Giving up that regular paycheck and setting up on your own is a big step. That is […]

Mythbusting UX design: 7 misconceptions about user experience

While web design has become a hot commodity in today’s competitive market, many clients still don’t have a clear understanding of what exactly they are trying to accomplish with their website. The most frequently listed goal is “establishing an online presence”, but the sheer vagueness of the statement makes it not much more than wishful thinking. This […]

Our favorite tweets of the week: April 27, 2015 – May 3, 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 #285

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 […]

Microsoft Edge: What designers need to know

This week Microsoft introduced its new browser, Edge, the project that had formerly been known as Project Spartan. Much has been made of its Hub feature, and the ability to add personal annotations to websites. However, these features are aimed at regular users, web designers will use the browser in quite a different way; whilst […]

Let’s do it live! The impact of live data on UX

Few things in this world strike terror into the hearts of men (and women) quite like performing in front of a live audience. Thankfully, our computers and websites have no such qualms, and now they have the capacity to deliver live data like never before. Live data — or real-time data — certainly isn’t new […]

8 reasons to embrace website accessibility

In the past, fantastic web design was a simple business. All you had to do was ensure that the design looked good in Internet Explorer or Netscape, and your job was pretty much done. Some designers even took it upon themselves to mandate which browser the user should be operating. And for many designers, the […]

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