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...
If a company’s branding materials should seek to leave a mark, then Austrian design studio Bureau Rabensteiner has more than met the challenge with a recent client project. Using thermo-sensitive black ink, these visionary creatives have fashioned a dynamic...
As I put the phone down, I was still shaking quietly. It was one of the hardest phone calls I’ve had to make. I had just told the client that I was tired of him messing me around, that the way he worked was making it impossible for me to produce good work, and I was fed...
Photoshop opens up such a huge range of possibilities for photography enthusiasts. And Photoshop actions make it easy for almost anyone to create amazing shots, regardless of your Photoshop proficiency. Our sister site, mightydeals.com, has an incredible deal...
It’s a well known fact that a sport is not just pleasure: it’s a business (without a doubt a big business) that can bring fantastic fortunes to those who know the rules of the game. So as long as sport is business, every sport project, event, person or team...
We’ve all heard of the suffering artist, but photographer Kerry Skarbakka is taking the idea of suffering for one’s craft to a whole new level. In his death-defying series The Struggle to Right Oneself the 42-year-old visual artist acts as his own model, falling...
The most recent WordPress release, 3.5, has passed the 6 million download mark. It brought us a renewed media experience and various improvements in the dashboard. But life moves on, and the scope of the upcoming version 3.6 release has already been settled. There’s...
The concept of constraints in design can be defined as the practice of limiting user actions on a system. Constraints limit the actions that can be performed by the user, thus increasing the usability of the design and reducing the likelihood of operator error. There...
Even the most creative mind needs a bit of left-brain order sometimes. While more work is what every freelancer and business wants because it means more earnings, it can also mean more stress, more admin and less time to spare. The answer is planning: making a list of...
Big-budget music videos involve countless people, crazy costumes, and elaborate sets. But Japanese singer-songwriter Shugo Tokumaru’s song Katachi was brought to the screen in a completely different  manner (although it could be argued the process was no...
Even if you haven’t seen the show, you’ve almost certainly heard of HBO’s hit Girls, created by and starring Lena Dunham. The show follows four 20-something women living in Brooklyn and all that that entails. Because it’s aired on premium cable,...
Every week we tweet a lot of interesting stuff highlighting great content that we find on the web that can be of interest to web designers. The best way to keep track of our tweets is simply to follow us on Twitter, however, in case you missed some here’s a quick and useful...