Sometimes we become so preoccupied with what can be animated, Photoshopped, and otherwise digitally produced that we lose sight of the fact that often the most awe-inspiring beauty is right in front of us. Or, in this case, right below us. French photographer Normann...
It is never a bad time to have an idea for the web, and when it comes, the best thing to do is developing and creating as soon as possible before the idea fades away. That’s why freebies have become so important, they’re great time savers, giving you the items...
Recently, I had the ‘joy’ of attempting to book tickets with Ticketmaster.co.uk and, I knew exactly what I was in for — pages to trawl through, lengthy reservation queues and a security enigma that wouldn’t be out of place on ‘Mastermind’....
I guess a more suitable title might be ‘is Photoshop still an appropriate tool for designing typography on the web?’ But that lacks the dramatic appeal of the above. Like many of you, I have always used Photoshop to create mock-up compositions of my designs. For...
Fonts can become synonymous with brands. Picture, for example, “Yahoo”, “Disney”, or the masthead for “The New York Times”; in each case, the brand and the typeface are virtually interchangeable. With this in mind, a team...
Do you call yourself a freelance web designer? If so, you are only partially correct. The truth is that you also need to be a salesperson. If you can’t sell your own services, you likely won’t be a freelance web designer for long. A Google search of “freelance web...
Is there anything better than a font named after the Spanish word for cockroach? Maybe a font named after that combined with the word “future”? Futuracha is just that font. It’s a beautiful display font that’s great for things like logos...
It’s the trend that people are calling for this year. But it’s really a trend that’s been here for the past couple of years. Typography is a concept that’s been practiced for many centuries. And it’s one that’s going to stick...
RequireJS is an effective way to improve the speed and quality of your JavaScript code additionally making it a lot more readable and easier to maintain. In this article I’ll introduce you to RequireJS and how you can begin using it. We will go through requiring...
There was a time, not so long ago, when flying was considered a glamorous experience, something people aspire to do, a rite of passage, something you had to do before you die. The American Airlines brand has taken an active role in helping to shape this image since the...
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...