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4 simple steps for perfect web navigation

From checking movie times, to reading a Photoshop tip, to reviewing the daily news, we can find almost any information we are looking for on the Internet. One part of a website that is especially important in helping us find what we are looking for is its navigation.  When we engage with a website we […]

Opera completely redesigns its desktop browser

Opera has recently unveiled a brand-new refresh of its user interface in the developer stream. Really part of a bigger project named Reborn—appropriately so—this new build offers a totally new look and some new features that are sure to pique the interest of many designers. According to the blog entry on Opera’s official website, the […]

The best new portfolio sites, February 2017

Welcome, readers. I realize that some of you may have had romantic plans this month, but now that’s out the way, we need to look through a bunch of portfolio sites and rate them without actually assigning a numerical value to them. I assure you, your friends and loved ones will understand. (Who doesn’t love […]

Popular design news of the week: February 13, 2017 – February 19, 2017

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 #379

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 go freelance?

There’s a tendency within the design community to depict freelancing as a goal to be achieved. Who wouldn’t want to lie in every day, do two hours of work in front of the TV, followed by an afternoon in coffee shops posing for stock photographers, all while getting paid twice your current salary, and having your […]

Microsoft’s Project Neon redesigns Windows 10

Thanks to Microsoft’s radical redesign of Windows 10, you may not recognize much of the classic operating system’s UI anymore. That’s because the company has decided to go in a new direction, cleaning up the software’s interface for a more minimalist approach. According to a recent tweet by Tom Hounsell, a Microsoft enthusiast and the developer behind […]

Context is key for effective UX Design

When designing for UX, it’s the hidden factors that determine whether you solve a problem, or create a new one. I recently read UX Researcher Sam Ladner’s commentary on why Cortana doesn’t work at work. She argues that the virtual assistant would have far less utility in the workspace, despite Microsoft’s intentions. As she explains, it’s a […]

5 techniques for fine-tuning UX with color

Color is one of the key elements in any design system. On websites or in apps, color can be used in a variety of ways: sometimes color can be used to create a focal point through contrast or through limiting the color to a selected spot; color can also help establish hierarchy and therefore influence […]

What’s new for designers, February 2017

Everywhere you look there are new releases, and new tools popping up, but how do you know which elements are worth your time? In our monthly roundup we present the latest resources that you’ll want to add to your toolbox. Almost everything on the list this month is free, with a few high-value paid apps and […]

Popular design news of the week: February 6, 2017 – February 12, 2017

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 #378

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 […]

Browser watch, February 2017

Every month, there are exciting and relevant developments in browser news that web designers and developers will want to know about. What happens with your favorite browser or one that you haven’t become familiar with (yet!) can profoundly affect the quality and output of your client work. So without further ado, we present a new, […]

7 unique design decisions

I am always looking for inspiration, for great design that challenges convention. This post is all about unique layout solutions; that means I will be talking about eight different websites which present something typical, in a unique way. Show More Summary

Build beautiful WordPress sites with Ultra Theme by Themify

Ultra Theme by Themify is the latest word in WordPress theme builders. More than a simple set of styles that most themes provide, Ultra Theme allows you to construct your own designs with a simple, powerful drag-n-drop editor. Taking WordPress into the realm of WYSIWYG site builders, Ultra Theme allows anyone with a rudimentary knowledge […]

Case Study: 10 lessons from a successful startup

Building a product from scratch isn’t easy, but it can be a very rewarding process. When I had the idea for Revue, I decided to act on it immediately. Two years later, and with 20,000 users and 2 million emails per month, I can safely say that building on impulse was one of the best […]

Boost your UX with text chunking

The majority of the content that website visitors come across on the web is written content, copy or text that either informs or sells something. Other parts of content include images, videos and graphics. How web designers arrange all of this content has a massive impact on how visitors read and retain all of this […]

Popular design news of the week: January 30, 2017 – February 5, 2017

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 #377

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 responsive design killing your creativity?

When we talk about web design in 2017, we’re really talking about responsive web design. In just over six years, the term ‘responsive’ has become an all pervasive industry standard. Responsive web design is the process of designing a site, or a web app, so that its content adjusts appropriately according to the device it’s […]

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