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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
The world cup in South Africa continues to be one of the hottest events of the summer and the fascination for this event continues strong as we approach the finals. Last week we featured the best website designs for the 2010 World Cup (check it out if you haven’t done so yet) and this week we continue with this theme. In this post, we’re featuring some great ads made for this
A design may have impact. It may have style. But having these isn’t enough. To work well, a design has to have elements that play off each other’s strengths. Fortunately, every piece of content has inherent guidelines. Layout, or the arrangement of content on a web page, is critical to a design’s success. Among other things, layout prioritizes content to lead people from one element
Sending postcards to your old clients to remind them of your services, or to prospective new clients, can be a great and often overlooked way to generate more business. As you probably know by now, UPrinting is one of the leading online printing companies in the world, with over  25 years of experience under their belt. They’re truly a great company to work with when you need to
Almost every major web designer faces this dilemma at some point: either continue working with “mom-and-pop” style businesses, enjoying effortless marketing and relatively simple projects, or transition to working with larger businesses and reap the benefits of bigger budgets. It’s a question of experience, and with enough design work under your belt,
With virtually any WordPress release (or the release of any open-source software, for that matter), there are bound to be bugs. In a lot of cases the bugs are minor, and are just annoying. In other cases, these “bugs” can completely disable your site. Kind of like the difference between a mosquito bite and being attacked by a swarm of wasps. WordPress 3.0 is no different.
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
It’s always so interesting when you go to a website you’ve been visiting for months or years to find they’ve been redesigned. Some redesigns are immediately evocative of the old design, and can even leave you wondering if they have, in fact, been redesigned, or just done a little revamping. Others are so complete you have to double-check and make sure you’ve
And here we are with the results of last week’s Que Publishing giveaway, in which we’re giving away 5 books about Adobe’s CS5. Que Publishing is a very established publisher with almost 30 years of experience providing information and books related to computing and technology, and in this case they’re providing 5 winners with books from the OnDemand CS5 series. As usual, all winners were
Photoshop’s Curves is a flexible control that can brighten or darken parts of a layer based on the layer’s luminosity. Editing tones in an image—not just grays and not always photos—can do more than fix highlights and shadows. Curves can be used to edit photos, masks, graphics and even hues. But using it requires a little know-how and imagination. Read on for more