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Flickr is probably the most famous of all photo communities on the web. It’s a place where photographers from all over the world come together, share their work and admire the work of others. Flickr however, like any other social network, has its own economy and social conventions. There are professionals, celebrities, enthusiasts, beginners, networkers, the list goes on.
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
My name is Russell McGovern and I use Fireworks to design websites. There, I said it. I could be wrong, but it feels like I’m in a small minority; among web designers, the application of choice seems to be Photoshop. Agencies send me PSD files at work and ask for them in return; design blogs are full of Photoshop tips, tutorials and templates; other designers request the Photoshop files
New apps and websites seem to appear on an almost-daily basis. Trying to find the best ones each week or month can be tough, especially considering how many come out that aren’t that great. Here we’ve compiled some of the best apps and websites that have come out in the past few months. Some are apps closely tied to a web designer’s daily work, while others aren’t
For the past week, we’ve been running Bundle Hunt’s giveaway of 5 licenses of premium products and services. As you know Bundle Hunt is a premium resource pack aimed at empowering the creative community, offering more than $1,400 worth of outstanding apps, templates, icons, eBooks, hosting plans and premium memberships, all for less than $50. The bundle will be available
Despite the somewhat provocative title, you shouldn’t really stop designing aesthetics. Gradients and colors and contrast are all good, but there’s a more important side to web design that many people overlook most of the time: Designing emotions. Discussing emotion in design is a bit of a hot topic at the moment, it seems to be popping up in more and more blog posts and
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
At this stage, I’m sure not a single reader here needs a definition of Apple’s new revolutionary device; the iPad. You all know what it is, and you all know what it does – whether you see a purpose for it or not. It hasn’t been around for all that long, in fact only a matter of weeks in some countries, yet iPad owners already have a huge selection of inspirational
With the recent release of WordPress 3.0 we’re entering a very exciting time. For the first time in the history of the platform, nobody is working on the next version. All development outside of essential bug fixing has been stopped… and 3.1 won’t even start development until the beginning of September. The reason? Well, the core contributors aren’t taking
Bundle Hunt is a premium resource pack aimed at empowering the creative community, offering more than $1,400 worth of outstanding apps, templates, icons, eBooks, hosting plans and premium memberships, all for less than $50. The design bundle will only be available for 15 days, from Aug. 2-16 and includes some of the most prestigious brands in the business. This is a premiere service