We have a gorgeous set of icons made by IconShock where you can find thousands of amazing icons in a variety of themes. Today’s freebie is brought to you exclusively via our sister sister site,, where you can find the best deals for web professionals at discounts of up to 90% off! This set of icons features some of Apple’s top selling products, from the
It seems that the 50s are back, not just in advertising and design, but also on clothes, TV shows, and elsewhere. I honestly think this is one of the most interesting and creative eras for advertisement; some ads are really memorable and funny. So, inspired by that I decided to make a tutorial on how make a retro poster for a web designer. After reading the tutorial, you can download the
In a previous article of mine, somewhere on the web, I mentioned finding a mentor. People commented that they would really like to find one or really needed one. None of them had any idea how to find one. The reward for opening my big mouth was a dozen or so emails asking me to either become their mentor or instruct them how to find a mentor. As promised to so many, here’s an article explaining
Tumblogging, posting short, often multimedia, blog posts on sites like Tumblr, has been consistently growing in popularity for a couple of years now. Tumblr is the most well-known tumblog service out there, but there are also themes that can turn your WordPress blog into a tumblog-style site. Tumblogging is a great option for those people who don’t want to post long blog posts,
Today we’re bringing you another great giveaway, this time by our friends at Parallels, which provide the best tools for running multiple operating systems – including Windows 8 Developer Preview – side-by-side on your Mac or PC. Starting today and for the rest of this week, each day they”ll be giving away a copy of their brand new Parallels Workstation 6 or the popular
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
Social sharing options are pretty much a must for any blog. You want to make it easy for your visitors to share what you’ve written with their social networks so that others can discover your content. And the best way to do that is to include a button or two that puts the idea of sharing front and center, and makes it incredibly simple for your users to post your link to Facebook, Twitter,
Whether you are self-taught, fresh out of school, or a design veteran, continuing education has invaluable long-term effects on your ability to stay competitive and business savvy. The immediate benefits are also abundant. Emerging techniques you learn today can be applied to a client project tomorrow for added value, or to set your work apart from the mainstream. There was never
Today we have an awesome giveaway from our sister site As you know, we created Mighty Deals as a platform to get the best deals on products and services for web professionals. The deals are highly discounted, sometimes as much as 90% off the retail price! In this giveaway, you have the chance to win 1 of 10 great prizes, with the first prize being the much anticipated and
Web design is a multidisciplinary craft. So why do so many of us try and do everything ourselves? Maybe it’s because we can. Our nature as web designers tells us to build things. We have the capability to handle just about every role in a web design project. If we don’t already have the expertise in a certain skill, then at least we have the self-motivation to teach ourselves and learn on the
The November edition of what’s new for web designers and developers includes new web apps, frameworks, some JavaScript tools and resources, some great project management tools, and a number of great new fonts. Many of the resources below are free or very low cost, and are sure to be useful to a lot of designers and developers out there. As always, if we’ve missed something