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In this post, we take a look at a few popular TV shows – some past and some current – and the fonts that were chosen for their titles. It’s interesting to see the large number of the classics being used, but also some more modern typefaces and there are certainly a few surprising choices. If someone from our audience was involved in these font selections, it would be great
Working with clients is one of the most difficult parts of being a web designer. It’s a challenge which we face each and every day, regardless of whether we work in-house, as freelancers, or as agency owners. Some clients are great, while others leave us tearing our hair our and wondering why we felt the need to subject ourselves to this line of work. While some problems with clients
Photoshop is probably one of the most indispensable pieces of software in a designer’s toolbox. It can be used for everything from retouching photos to creating entire web layouts or original artwork. And specific design tutorials are a great way to familiarize yourself with what Photoshop can do and how to do it. Below are 50 of the best Photoshop tutorials from 2010. They cover
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
As far as web design literature goes, I think it’s safe to say that 2010 has been the year of HTML5 books. While a number of titles have been incorporating CSS3 into their content since before 2010, this year has seen major book releases that are focused primarily on HTML5. So I was pretty excited when Mark Pilgrim sent out a tweet offering free review copies of his new HTML5 book HTML5: Up and Running, courtesy
Have you ever looked at a website and felt that you could tell whether it was likely designed by a man or a woman? Studies have shown that men and women tend to have very different approaches in the way that they use design elements such as colors, shapes, objects and fonts – sometimes even having complete opposite views. In today’s post we’re showcasing an infographic,
Keeping organized is crucial to any successful freelancer. Failure to do so will eventually cause your projects to pile up, getting messy or missing important milestones. Meet Fanurio, a life saver for freelancers! It’s a time tracking and billing application, perfect for those of you wanting an easy, no nonsense, intuitive interface to keep track of your time and billing.
It doesn’t take much to set off a tsunami of public relations headaches in the digital world. As the last 12 months have shown us-what with BP’s environmental disaster and a variety of online scandals-the damage that a disgruntled client or audience can do can’t be measured in income alone but can easily swell to ridiculous proportions. Don’t fret; there
“A picture is worth a thousand words’. We’re sure you’ve heard this expression a million times before, but you probably have not quite ‘seen’ it yet… Juan Osborne is a Spanish architect and designer, that has literally taken this expression and created stunning art with this concept. His amazing compositions are made up of words,  literally thousands of words! He starts his process by collecting words
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