Popular design news of the week: December 28, 2015 – January 3, 2016

By Cameron Chapman Posted Jan. 03, 2016 Reading time: 1 minute

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, in case you missed some here’s a quick and useful compilation of the most popular designer news that we curated from the past week.

Note that this is only a very small selection of the links that were posted, so don’t miss out and subscribe to our newsletter and follow the site daily for all the news.


10 Things Every Web Designer Should Be Able to do in their Sleep


The Best and Worst Branding of 2015


A Tool to Find Unused Logos, You Can Use for Free


UiGradients: Dual-tone Colour Gradients for Designers & Devs


The Worst Identities of 2015


What Design Job Titles Really Mean


A Responsive Guide to Type Sizing


Getting More Work Done Without Simply Working More Hours


GoodUI Evidence: Learn About Which GoodUI Ideas Work Best


Fully Booked in Six Weeks: My Journey Out of Broke-Land


Visual Planning for Designers


Developers: 20 Ways to Challenge Yourself Come 2016


The 20 Best New Apps of 2015


7 Personalities You Need on your Design Team


25 Tips for Staying Sane as a Freelancer


Here are the Winning Photos of the 2015 National Geographic Photo Contest


Should I Use a Video as a Background?


The Secret Door – Enter the Door to Visit a Random Place in the World


Open Source Software Went Nuclear this Year


Signs that You’re a Good Programmer


Why is the Media so Afraid of Facebook?


How Reddit Took on its own Users – And Won


This was the Year the Media Started Doubting the Web


See Everyday Fonts Become Funny Portraits


Tumblr 2015 Year in Review


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