Popular design news of the week: January 18, 2016 – January 24, 2016

By Cameron Chapman Posted Jan. 24, 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.


How to Use Tints and Shades in your Designs


Login/Sign up Inspiration for Mobile Apps


Google’s Creepy Plan to Kill the Password


3 Typography Trends for 2016


What is the Most Common Web Design Mistake You See?


Why Designers Should Reconsider ‘Minimalistic’ Websites


Website Grader – How Strong is your Website?


Advice for Becoming a UX Designer


Tips on How to Design a Great Logo


Creo: A Design Tool for Mac Which Combines Design and Development


Is Apple is Working on the Next Major Computing Platform?


What Makes a Great Front-End Developer


Most Clients are Dead


Variables: The Backbone of CSS Architecture


Adobe Stock Predicts Visual Trends for 2016


4 Ways to Prevent Image Theft in WordPress


Merchant Dashboard – Edit Item Animation


WhatsApp is Now Free and Promises to Stay Ad-free


Google’s Free Deep Learning Course


The New York Times Web Site is 20 Years Old Today


What Apple and Starbucks Taught Me About Building a Brand


IBM’s Got a Plan to Bring Design Thinking to Big Business


2016 will Be the Year of Conversational Commerce


How to Avoid Making Products no One Wants


Japan’s Arcane Pictogram System Gets a Much-Needed Update


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