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When you already have a full plate of client work, it can be difficult to get into new technologies. Responsive design is a big buzz-phrase right now, but it’s unnecessary to force it on a client unless their users will see a benefit from it. At 352 Media Group, we recently saw an opportunity to make a fully responsive site for a client, Purple Communications. They make software for people
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 compilation of the best tweets that we sent out this past week. Note that this is only a very small selection of the links
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 who’s one of the most published, prolific and versatile cartoonists in the world today. So for a few moments, take a
For over three years, you have relied on Webdesigner Depot for quality articles, editorials, inspirational posts and an array of other cool stuff. Now, we’re adding a new layer to WDD by launching our own newsletter and you’re the first to know about it today! Needless to say, we’re super thrilled and pumped about this!!… but you may wonder how’s this different
Zurb has a long history of providing awesome web apps and resources for designers and developers. Their apps include Notable, Axe, Enroll, and Spur, among others. Other resources from Zurb include everything from downloadable sketchsheets and grid paper, CSS buttons, CSS3 tools, visual effects & animation examples, and a lot more. Zurb has recently launched a new tool for
The discussion has raged for quite some time – is the traditional business card dead? Do people, in the age of the web and technology still need to kill trees (or use ores and petroleum by-products) for a silly little piece of card stock to hand out at events or when meeting someone else? The first argument I had heard on the subject was at a new media group in New York where the speaker insisted
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 compilation of the best tweets that we sent out this past week. Note that this is only a very small selection of the links
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 who’s one of the most published, prolific and versatile cartoonists in the world today. So for a few moments, take a
As the year draws to an end, we’d like to take this chance to wish you all a Happy New Year!!! Thanks for supporting WDD during 2011,  like you’ve done consistently now for over 3 years. We promise to deliver more design awesomeness and quality articles in 2012! One more thing… We’d also like to let you know that at our sister site, MightyDeals.com, you can get
With the recent passing of Steve Jobs, a lot of people and experts are crowning him one of the greatest innovators of our time, if not of all time. It’s rather hard to disagree, as he’s helped bring forth many innovations that have seriously changed the way we look at our future. And with all the talk about innovators, folks are starting to celebrate the lives of other creative
Let’s share a dirty little secret that really isn’t so secret: the economy is bad and it’s impossible to make money ends meet. Whether you freelance or have a full-time position, chances are you are not earning enough to live a comfortable lifestyle. Sure, maybe you manage to pay all of your bills each month. But maybe you live in fear that the roof will need fixing or you’re driving
Some of the truest words I’ve heard to date are, “If you don’t plan on creating your own business, then you plan on being broke.” While, there are many people out there who have made a nice living working for other companies, it shouldn’t be crazy to think about going into business for oneself, whether it be a full time job or a part time gig. With the changing economic climate things aren’t guaranteed and, quite frankly, the time spent helping