The wonders of the QR code have been proved over and over for marketing and customer engagement. You see them all over, read about them in countless articles and have probably used them for a client’s project, but what about the fun side? Have you used them for...
Since the dawn of the mobile web, the design and development landscape has changed drastically. Today, no one working in the field can argue with the lasting impact that this market will have on the future of the industry. This is an interesting shift to have watched...
For some web designers, the process of creating a website for someone comes easy. You get a chance to really visualize how you feel about a company or client. However, one of the hardest things for almost every designer is creating a site for themselves. Designers want...
Not a lot keeps Mark Zuckerberg up at night. When he slips between his — presumably luxury — sheets, rests his head and closes his weary eyes, it’s unlikely his sleep will be disturbed by worries over his cable bill or the cost of servicing his car. As his peers...
The first question to ask, is do you really need to send Christmas cards to your clients and business contacts, and if so why? The answer is ‘yes’, and for very good reasons. Leaving aside ‘the spreading good cheer’ aspect, sending holiday...
Taking an entire movie and translating it into a single image is not an easy job. Identifying the elements which best represent 90 to 160 minutes of dialogue, action, character development and photography then reducing that down to its simplest form without losing...
Anyone involved in Web design or development will have come across the term “semantic” with reference to HTML5 and the Web in general. This often problematic term is understandably confusing to many of us, particularly since there is a distinct lack...
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...
In a recently published article Jakob Nielsen thoroughly trashes Windows 8. This is not your typical Windows vs. Mac vs. Linux argument. There are no attacks on the security flaws, stability or even cost of the operating system. This assault is directed at the area...
New site designs pop up every week, all over the web. Sometimes they fly under the radar for weeks before being found, and other times they’re broadcast all over the place almost immediately; which happens is largely dependent on who did the designing. Right...
At this time of year, there’s no better way to start the day than opening up a new window on your advent calendar and munching on some chocolate goodness. Well, maybe one better way… In the spirit of the season for giving, Treehouse — the online technology...