In this article, I’m going to examine the science behind making successful UI icons before teaching you how to make your own embeddable icon font. From designing the individual icons to converting them for @font-face embedding, and even licensing them for...
When I wrote about QR codes (Designed QR codes: the next level), it was very well received. When I wrote “SnapTags: Will they kill QR codes?” people got a little nasty with their suggestion on what I could do with snaptags and my mother. Now that I’m delving into...
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...
We’ve just released ZeroBundle.com It’s a brand new website, brought to you by WDD and MightyDeals.com, where we offer fantastic freebies for designers for a limited time only. The bundle includes hundreds of professional and exclusive resources...
Designing a new website is great, but not everyone loves taking their PSD designs and converting them into actual, working HTML and CSS. In fact, there are some designers who positively hate it (and often get someone else to do that part for them rather than suffer through...
Two bills currently making their way through the United States Congress—SOPA and PIPA—threaten freedom of expression and security online, not to mention the American economy (and economies of countries directly tied to the U.S.). In protest of these two incredibly...
As creatives, most times we feel like we can do it all, or we are put in a position to do it all. We typically take on a ‘Jack-of-all-trades’ mentality, that can either help or harm us. For some odd reason, there seems to be a discrepancy of sorts when it...
The January edition of what’s new for web designers and developers includes new web apps, frameworks, jQuery plugins, color 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...
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...
Today we have a great exclusive freebie from our good friends at Grafpedia. The Balio UI Kit is an absolutely massive PSD file containing buttons, stickers, icons, pagination, menus, login forms and much much more. It’s a very high quality UI kit that can come...