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Blog Post Archive

Comics of the week #259

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 […]

Cards Against Humanity, an awesome website for horrible people

If you’re not familiar with Cards Against Humanity, think of it like Apples to Apples for very sick and twisted (grown-up) minds. They don’t call it “A Party Game for Horrible People” for nothing. While the game is definitely not for everyone (NSFW doesn’t even begin to cover it), the website selling the game is […]

Deal of the week: 9 classic, vintage, retro, grunge fonts

When it comes to your web design toolkit, you can never have too many fonts. Typefaces are key to creating the right feel for a client, and if you want to get the right font for a brand, you need plenty of options. So we’re delighted that our sister-site, MightyDeals.com, has arranged a deal on this awesome […]

Free download: 600+ free vector silhouettes

Need a realistic looking person for an icon? Perhaps you’re looking to create a logo like Major League Baseball’s classic? Well you’ve come to the right place! This free download by VectorOpenStock.com features more than 600 silhouettes of people in all manner of activity, from skateboarding to running. But there’s not just people, you’ll also find dozens […]

50 fantastic freebies for web designers, October 2014

We’re back with another fresh set of freebies for your delectation. This month we’ve included trendy fonts, icon packs, useful JS and jQuery plugins, plus some other great and handy tools. And, as always, if you think we missed one of your favorite new freebies, let us know in the comments. Free tools icon set A […]

Why your clients don’t care about their users, and how you can make them

We have all been there haven’t we? The meeting where the client asks you to subscribe users to their newsletter without their permission. Or when they insist on adding an overlay to the homepage promoting their latest offer. In fact these kinds of requests have become so common that they have their own name — […]

What web designers can learn from Google’s Material Design

Material Design is Google’s new visual design language. It was introduced at the 2014 I/O Conference in June, and it’s beginning to find real traction in all areas of the design community. This new visual language is fascinating because it systematically addresses a lot of issues we, as designers, face on a daily basis. At the same […]

Our favorite tweets of the week: October 20, 2014 – October 26, 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 #258

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 […]

40 brand logos with hidden messages

A brand is arguably a company’s most valuable asset, but it’s the brand logo in particular that really speaks volumes about the company. Every aspect of the design conveys a certain message to consumers — whether it’s the personality of the brand, the company’s values, or the target audience. It’s a hugely important part of […]

Deal of the week: 100+ essential 3D mockups & effects from IngImage

All designers rely on their tools; the more complete your toolbox, the easier you’ll find commercial jobs. So we’re delighted that our sister-site, MightyDeals.com, has managed to arrange a bundle deal on a pair of designer essentials — there’s even a special bonus included. You’ve spent days perfecting your design, so why slap it into […]

Startup Framework introduces WordPress support

The Web is overrun with an endless supply of frameworks, leaving web designers with no shortage of options. Yet, many web designers still find themselves working with an average, free theme. This is exactly where Startup Framework Theme for WordPress might come in handy. Show More Summary

The secret of grid layouts, and the mistake you’re probably making

I mentioned the “Swiss School” and “the grid” layout in another article and while most comments were positive about the article, there were a number of people who asked if the grid was even still alive. I assure you the grid layout is alive, well, and used all the time. Those who never learned it just […]

What’s new for designers, October 2014

The October edition of what’s new for web designers and developers includes new web apps, content management systems, iOS apps, email resources, social media tools, project management apps, CSS tools, and some really great new fonts. Many of the resources below are free or very low cost, and are sure to be useful to a […]

How to use UI design patterns

Design patterns are optimal solutions to common design problems. As common problems are tossed around a community and are resolved, common solutions often emerge. Eventually, the best of these rise above the din, self-identify, and become refined until they reach the status of a design pattern. I wouldn’t call a design patern a trend in […]

Comics of the week #257

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 […]

Our favorite tweets of the week: October 13, 2014 – October 19, 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 […]

3 fundamentals of responsive design you have to master

A few years ago, it was relatively easy to design and build websites. Websites were simpler, and were viewed on desktops and laptops with little variation in screen sizes. Today with mobile devices taking over viewers’ browsing time, a website can be viewed on a 4.8” smartphone screen, a 5” phablet, a 7” tablet or […]

Perfect your calls to action with the right words

Words are hugely powerful. They are what mostly make up the Web. Without copy the Web would be nothing. Yet in many design projects words are seen as an afterthought when they should be the focus from the off. Jason Fired of 37 Signals fame says that “It was always you design this page and […]

How to take your WordPress sites to the next level with custom post types

Custom post types are one of the key elements you should grasp if you want to create flexible, professional-grade, WordPress sites. What custom post types do is allow you to add your own type of data; that may be an article, a song, a movie, or thousands of other things. Custom post types allow you to […]

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