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Free download: 6 HTML themes by KeenThemes

Looking for a fast way to get a site online? Love tweaking designs, but hate setting up the basics? Maybe you just want to learn how neat code is put together? Whatever your reason for downloading, we’re confident you’ll love this free bundle of 6 HTML themes by KeenThemes. Each theme is fully responsive, and built […]

Oculus gets a browser, Facebook bids on virtual reality

That’s right! The Oculus Rift is getting its very own web browser, currently named “Carmel”. Not much is known about the browser itself, other than that it will run on both the Oculus Rift, and Gear VR. Yeah, that’s about it. What’s interesting, though, is that Facebook (Oculus’ parent company) is making a massive bid […]

How to write clickbait-free headlines

Content is design, and our content is full of clickbait, these days. Sadly, there are many sites that are still using this technique to draw traffic to their pages. That should bother you. At the very least least, the recent decision by Facebook to update their algorithm such that it can filter out the sensational […]

Affinity Designer 1.5 released

The powerful and award-winning graphic-designer app Affinity Designer has just received a big update. This alternative to Adobe just released version 1.5, which is now available in the Mac App Store. According to a press release from Affinity, the new version is completely optimized for use with the newly released MacOS Sierra, which should provide […]

Designing for short attention spans

Recently-published research by comScore revealed that Smartphone apps now account for 50 percent of all digital media time. When we add in time spent on apps on other mobile devices — such as tablets — this number goes up significantly. Similarly, another study found that the number of mobile-only internet users has exceeded the number […]

The surprising history of emojis

You encounter emojis on a regular basis in your 21st-century, tech-savvy lifestyle, but what is the history of emojis? They’re all over the place, and you really can’t interact with any device or platform these days without someone sending you an emoji or you sending one out yourself. This speaks to the ubiquity of this […]

The best new portfolio sites, October 2016

We hear lots about how brutalism is becoming a trend. Well, the alarmists among us can probably let this one go. All evidence points to people liking good typography and shiny graphics, all wrapped up in a healthy bit of white space, more than they like… the other thing. While we certainly can learn a […]

Popular design news of the week: October 3, 2016 – October 9, 2016

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 #360

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 […]

Deal: unlimited access to 1,300 fonts for a year

The web is mostly text, so typography basically is web design. It’s not the whole of it, but it is by far one of the most important disciplines, if you want your users to actually read what you have to say. It can be difficult, though, to find a typeface that accurately reflects the exact […]

Essential design trends, October 2016

As the saying goes: Everything old is new again. That’s true in design for sure. This month some of the biggest trends in web design aren’t that new at all. Designers are reinventing old-school typography styles, returning to the grid and rethinking messaging on the home page. It’s an interesting combination of visual elements that […]

Make better icons: a guide

Iconography, or the art of creating suitable icons in web and app design, is probably one of the most underrated aspects of design. their size alone makes them easier to forget. Icons, in general, are drawn or created to be fairly small, and their importance to the totality of the design and usability is often […]

8 ways to design sites faster in Photoshop

As a web designer, it’s hard to stay organized. Not only are you balancing several projects at once, but you’re likely facing tight deadlines and tough clients as well. You may also be bouncing from brand to brand, and having to constantly learn new brand guidelines and styles. Fortunately, there are many ways to make […]

Photoshop Elements 15 and Premiere Elements 15 are out

It’s worth remembering that web designers are hardly the only people making pretty things for the web. We’re certainly not the only people creating content for the sites that we ourselves build. The corollary here is that a lot of these people will be consumers, and will be using consumer-grade tools. It’s a good idea, […]

Essential resources for developers

In this roundup, we’ve included app platforms, templates, source code tools, learning tools, frameworks, JavaScript resources, and much more. Much of what’s on the list this month is free, with a few high-value paid apps and tools also included. They’re sure to be useful to developers, from beginners to experts. If we’ve missed something that […]

Qualify your clients in 10 simple steps

Qualifying your clients is an important step that helps to keep you from wasting time on those suspects who will either never buy from you or be a poor fit for your business. Even worse are those suspects who will pick your brain, only to use the information you provide with another, often lower-cost, provider. […]

Popular design news of the week: September 26, 2016 – October 2, 2016

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 #359

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: Weem handwriting font

Serious in intent, legible, playful in style. When designing a font, it can be tough to nail an aesthetic that embodies all three of those things. Well, Gatis Vilaks and Evita Vilaka did it when they created Weem, a free handwriting font for all of your headline and block-of-text needs. It has that sketchy style […]

10 creative event websites  

I love designing event websites. They’re ephemeral and almost always simple (no complex user interfaces here). This combination affords us a unique opportunity to test new boundaries of web design, to try a creative navigation pattern, test an unfamiliar layout, play with a interesting animation library or, dare I say, hark back to the days […]

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