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Keeping UX simple with anticipatory design

With web users increasingly time-strapped and suffering from information overload, there’s definitely a sense of relief when encountering a site where “less is more”, with fewer pages, fewer choices, and less to do than on your average site. One way to simplify things for visitors to a website is to use anticipatory design, and here […]

Popular design news of the week: November 2, 2015 – November 8, 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 #312

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 […]

How to perfect first-time UX in apps

Somehow, we’ve come to accept the notion that digital technology is the answer to all of life’s problems. That conclusion has resulted in more and more app ideas, which are uploaded to the web, and to stores, everyday. But there are dozens of options for consumers, which makes it difficult for potential customers to find your product. […]

Free download: 100 best picjumbo images

When Viktor Haná?ek started designing for the Web, he struggled to find good stock images, so he started using his own photos. They were so popular that he started his own site. Two years later Viktor’s site, picjumbo, gets over 1.5 million views every month. On picjumbo you’ll find landscapes, technology, food shots, fashion, business, […]

How to design the perfect contact page

The contact page of a website can make or break conversions. If your visitor has had a good experience up until the point of visiting the contact page (would they still be on your site if they hadn’t?) and the contact page fails to generate that final “click”, a potential customer is gone, quite possibly forever. It’s […]

Interview: Adobe’s Andrew Shorten discusses Project Comet

The big news at this year’s Adobe MAX conference was the announcement of Project Comet, Adobe’s new UX design tool. With just a few months until we expect to see a public release of the groundbreaking app, we sat down with Andrew Shorten—a Director of Project Management at Adobe, and integral member of the Project […]

Twitter tweaks its UI and destroys its UX

Last month, when Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey moved into his new office and set about broadening the platform’s appeal, little can he have anticipated the twitterstorm he would unleash with one tiny tweak. In updates that are rolling out across the company’s apps, Twitter has replaced its ‘star’ icon with a ‘heart’; additionally the feature […]

What Netflix’s rebrand teaches us about responsive design

Last week, streaming media service Netflix unveiled its new identity. Designed by New York-based agency Gretel the rebrand aims to unify the company’s output across the 50 countries in which it now operates. Our challenge was to…create something variable yet systematic and bulletproof. It had to be visually striking, adapt to any format, and hold […]

50+ fresh resources for designers, November 2015

Here we are again with another month-worth of freebies for your enjoyment! Scroll down and you’ll find amazing icons, templates, mockups, themes, ui kits, fonts, layout tools, JavaScript snippets, and some diverse tools for web design. Go ahead and grab it all… Squid InkLine Icons A pack of line icons in vector format that feature […]

Popular design news of the week: October 26, 2015 – November 1, 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 #311

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 […]

How to use balance in web design

Achieving balance in web design takes some thinking, effort and skill, but it’s absolutely worth it. The great thing about balance, which can be applied to the broader category of design as a whole, is that it keeps what you create from being an excessive, overloaded mess that fails to serve the user experience. In […]

Adobe releases award-winning Slate app for the web

Adobe have announced that their award winning iPad app, Adobe Slate, is available from today, free of charge, as a web app. Slate is a simple tool for rapidly crafting beautiful stories, from images and text. Positioned somewhere between a micro-site and a Medium post, Slate features fullscreen images, well refined typography, and slick transitions. […]

Free download: design bundle from SmartyBundles

Everyone loves getting something for nothing, especially when it’s a great pack of design resources to dig into, so we’re delighted to bring you this free bundle, exclusive to WebdesignerDepot, curtesy of SmartyBundles.com The download includes mockups, templates, stationery, 3D renders, vectors, and more. Designed to save you time, and help you win clients; the […]

101 best free fonts, fall 2015

2015 continues to be a bumper year for type design, there have been literally hundreds of quality free fonts released so far this year with fresh designs being released every week. Brush lettering continues to be popular, there’s a strong vintage influence, and happily stencil-inspired designs are making a comeback. Today, we’ve compiled a list […]

An essential resource for every designer’s toolbox

Read on to find how you can try it for free! A great source of stock images, vectors, textures, and patterns is an essential component in any freelancer’s toolbox. Not only can stock images be used as intended, but they’re also an amazing source of design inspiration. Whether you’re stuck for a layout, or puzzling […]

Sketch 3.4 is released

The UI designer’s tool of choice, Sketch, has just received a significant update. The version 3.4 release from Bohemian Coding includes dozens of new features, and even more bug fixes. Sketch has never failed to impress with its minimal interface, feature-rich tool set, and design-lead workflow. It also has an unenviable—and not entirely deserved—reputation for […]

Working with writers: what designers need to know

Writers don’t want designers to hate us, but we ‘get it’. Designers see us as defensive babies — that’s fair. You assume we’re only killing time until we sell our manuscript — also fair. But be nice, or we’ll name a character after you and make them a massive jerk. We need to be comrades. […]

Popular design news of the week: October 19, 2015 – October 25, 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, […]

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