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...
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...
When Marissa Mayer jumped ship at Google to take over the reigns at the web’s second biggest name in search, no one doubted she had a job on her hands. Interest was sparked worldwide by the fact that not only had Yahoo! appointed a woman (gasp!) as CEO, but that she...
Anyone who’s up on technology has heard of mobile web design and content marketing—two terms used with increasing frequency in the online world. Can mobile design and a great content marketing strategy be combined without sacrificing either content or design...
Good enterprise search services are a huge boon to productivity in large companies with a lot of data to manage and access. Google Mini or Search Appliance often come to mind when thinking about these kinds of solutions, but they’re not the only players in the...
Do you want your website to load blazing fast? This article will teach you how to make your website load faster than you ever thought possible. In order to understand why having a fast website is important, check out these statistics: the average smartphone user will...
The Rorschach test is the most widely used projective psychological test, designed to assess and identify personality structures. But while photographer Traci Griffin’s brilliant new series titled “Mirrors” bears some resemblance to an inkblot test,...
I got my professional start in the world of design at a specialty magazine publisher. Magazine layout and design is, therefore, very close to my heart. A lot of principles of magazine design and layout are easily transferred to the world of web design. Some of these...
If Bill Shakespeare is to be believed, eyes are the windows to the soul. Designed to look outwards, looking into them reveals a person’s deepest emotions. The same might be said of windows. Built to provide light, and scenic views for the occupants of a building;...
We are very visual beings. We like to see it to believe it. And sometimes we don’t trust our brain as much as we trust our eyes. Making decisions is often easier when you see something rather than if you take in a bunch of information about that something.  Could...
While Generation Y may be too young to remember, there was a time in the 70s and 80s when the coolest gadgetry was inevitably “Made in Japan” — especially a series of 35 mm SLR cameras that set the industry standard. When the design consultancy group Antrepo analyzed...
The February edition of what’s new for web designers and developers includes new web apps, jQuery plugins and JavaScript resources, productivity and project management tools, CMS’s, CSS and HTML frameworks, web development tools, and some really...