In partnership with Uprinting, today we’re posting a 3 minute short survey to collect data about graphic designers and an awesome chance to win a brand new 13″ Apple Macbook Pro! (includes free shipping). The survey will be used to learn more about the...
Being a designer is not your average job: your work is constantly evolving, giving you new tools to either become more productive or to simply create better work. For that, we all do our best to read books, brush up our skills following some tutorials, subscribe to blogs...
The topic of social media is all over the web, and it is important to consider it when designing a website. The way you display social media icons or links has a direct effect on user engagement. You have to consider many details when laying out a page, including the layout,...
I recently added to my top ten most embarrassing moments of my professional life. No, I won’t be listing the top ten but this one was extremely disturbing because it affected a lot of people and basically went unnoticed and pushed out the truth and replaced if with...
When I first covered the idea of symmetrical design patterns here on Webdesigner Depot I had no intention of digging into the notion of asymmetrical design. However, the more I thought about it, the more I felt compelled to cover the topic to contrast some of the ideas...
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...
Right now, we are surrounded by so many great sports leagues. Whether you prefer baseball, basketball, football or even hockey, you can flip to ESPN and catch some pretty great highlights and news. Not everyone is big into sports (or at least not the popular ones),...
[Editor’s note: This is a sponsored post for Wix Mobile] Considering the growth of the mobile web, not having a mobile accessible version of your website is akin to ignoring a huge segment of the internet population. With more than 77 percent of the world’s population using mobile phones, and more than half a billion...
The October edition of what’s new for web designers and developers includes new web apps, boilerplates, some JavaScript tools and resources, useful documents for working with clients, and a number of great new fonts. Many of the resources below are free or...
Clean, elegant, and beautiful web design is often a matter of personal perspective. I look at hundreds of websites every week, and several of them stand out to me, but not all of them are necessarily effective. Too often designers boil a concept down too far, producing...
I remember a time when truncating the UPC bar code on the cover of a magazine was a huge coup. Taking the huge, lumbering code, which took up too much real estate on the cover of a publication, was bothersome and affected the design space. Cutting the bar code by half, in...