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What’s New for Designers, June 2017

There’s a mix of function and fun in new design and development tools this month. From adding emojis to links, to fonts that wow, to CSS tricks, there’s a little something for everyone in this collection. Plus, almost everything on the list this month is free, except for a couple typefaces and tools. They’re sure […]

Popular Design News of the Week: June 12, 2017 – June 18, 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 #394

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 […]

Twitter Launches a Redesign

Twitter is launching a redesign of its iOS, Android, TweetDeck and Twitter Lite apps. The redesign is intended to make the service “feel lighter, faster, and easier to use” and features a number of changes that mean an update is pending for twitter.com too. As with any redesign, there’s some good, some bad, and some […]

4 Tips for Building a Standout Creative RéSumé

Most of us are familiar with the saying, “Show, don’t tell.” For those of us working in creative industries, this should be your mantra when building up your résumé. With the rise of the gig-economy and freelance job platforms, which are now home to an abundance of talented freelance designers, illustrators and more, it’s essential when […]

Supercharge Your Site With a CDN

As a web designer, you already know that great design is essential for a website—it’s the concept of design you trust, unless a website looks absolutely amazing, it’s going to be hard for new visitors to trust that site. That’s how essential great design is to a website. However, there’s another essential part of having […]

3 UX Rules for Conversational UI Design

You may have heard that “conversational interfaces” are the new hot trend in digital product design. Industry leaders such as Apple, Google, Microsoft, Amazon and Facebook are strongly focussed on building a new generation of conversational interfaces. Show More Summary

10 Sites Doing Vertical Navigation Right

The majority of web navigation menus flow horizontally across the page. This comes from a history of traditional monitors being wider rather than taller. But with so much screen space it’s now possible for websites to use vertical navigation menus instead. And many of them look fantastic. These 10 examples of vertical menus are perfect […]

20 Best New Portfolio Sites, June 2017

Welcome readers, it’s June, and the Brutalism bug is back. No, really. After disappearing into the phenomenon I called “post-minimalism”, plain old Brutalism seems to be making a comeback. Oh, it’s had a few refinements; good designers would never let their brutalist sites actually look bad. But the underpinnings of the style are definitely there, […]

Popular Design News of the Week: June 5, 2017 – June 11, 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 #393

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 […]

Free Download: 100 Nature Icons by Vecteezy

This set of 100 nature icons designed by vecteezy.com is the perfect antidote to the austere, minimalist line icons used everywhere. Drawn in a friendly, clean, emoji-style, they’re perfect for social media, kids’ sites, and any project where you want to communicate health, innocence, and positivity. Our favorites include the round bee, the wild cactus, […]

Improve Your Design, Using Hotjar to Really Understanding Your Visitors

Being a designer is tough: you can spend months crafting the perfect experience, ensuring your usability is inclusive, writing careful copy, testing on every browser known to man—even the copy of IE on that old laptop that props open the studio door; then you check your analytics and discover that your labor has resulted in […]

Affinity Photo for IPad is Unveiled

Affinity Photo for iPad was announced this week at Apple’s WWDC. The desktop version is one of the most elegant pieces of design software on the market, and that excellence appears to have been successfully transferred to the iPad. The iPad edition of the award-winning software has been built specifically for the iPad’s hardware, and […]

Giving Popular Apps the Brutalist Treatment

Every time someone talks about Brutalism, I have to ask, “Wait, that’s still a thing?” Brutalism is for people who think flat design is a bit too skeuomorphic, and as a community we seem to have agreed that Brutalism takes things a bit too far, and that prettier websites are usually better. I myself have no […]

?Discover Actionable Page Insights with FullStory

When you’re designing for users, and you’re always designing for users, you need to understand them. The problem with user-centered design is that with over seven billion of us, sometimes it’s difficult to pin down exactly what makes us tick. Building a relationship with customers through your sites and apps is essential, and the only […]

3 Essential Design Trends, June 2017

Sometimes a simple design tweak can move your website design from ordinary to trendy. Each of this month’s trends is that type of technique, from tiny typography to geometric features to blurred imagery. Any of these techniques can work in a new design project or as an adjustment to an existing design. Here’s what’s trending […]

Popular Design News of the Week: May 29, 2017 – June 4, 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 #392

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 […]

7 Reasons Clients Don’t Trust Your UX

One of the most frustrating scenarios for a UX designer is when a client’s team takes time to think things over and comes back with a batch of design changes without any explanation. Everything may seem fine: you had perfect communication with the client, gathered and formulated all the requirements for project deliverables and put […]

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