Web Design articles

Flat design has taken the design world by storm in the few years it’s been around, but no design movement ever stays 100% pure to its roots and ideals. That’s exactly what’s happening with flat design: It’s gradually seen subtle-though-meaningful...
Apps are everywhere. They have become an integral part of our daily lives thanks to the number of smartphones and wearable devices that we own. And because of that, apps are one of the single biggest driving factors when it comes to website design...
2015 witnessed a lot of changes and innovations, but 2016 has a lot more in store. With more people accessing the Internet via mobile devices than desktop computers, a sharp and continued decline in human attention span, and web users becoming...
Illustrations are taking over the Web. Designers are creating websites with everything from full-screen illustrations to hand-drawn divots that are used throughout projects. It’s a trend that’s likely to keep growing because illustrations...
They say nothing is harder, or more stressful than to design for yourself. Not to be a one-upper, but I can think of something worse: Re-designing. A redesign for yourself or your business can be quite intimidating. You have a lot of history to...
In today's fast-changing eCommerce world, it’s challenging for any web designer to predict the future. What’s new today may be outdated tomorrow! To deliver customers a seamless shopping experience and also put yourself one step ahead...
When creating a website project, it's always important to think about the end users of the site. Frequently it's the case, however, that many designers focus too much on creating a site that will impress their clients, forgetting that it's...
Generally speaking, application design and web design are very different things. The key difference is that typically applications are designed to do something, while websites merely show something. In recent times, however, the line...
Digital signage is the term for the displays you see in coffee shops, gyms, hospitals, schools, banks, and pretty much any other business or organization with a physical presence. Digital signage has a wide variety of uses such as providing...
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...
A large number of new websites — perhaps even the overwhelming majority of them — have started to take on a really familiar look. I’m sure you know what I’m talking about. There is a navigation bar at the top of the screen — usually inverse...
In the beginning, everyone designed in the browser. This is because we literally did not have any other options. A text editor and a browser were the only tools we had. HTML itself was pretty basic. We didn’t even get tables until a few years...