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The World Cup is currently taking place in South Africa and people all over the world are glued to television sets at home, in bars and in town squares, to watch their country play. The World Cup is actually everywhere one looks – all over TV, the Internet and even supermarket products. A lot of interesting graphic design is coming out of the World Cup, so we’ve put together
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
François Robert is a photographer renowned for both his commercial and fine art photography work. In the mid 90′s, Robert purchased three lockers from a school for $50.00 to furnish his studio. To his surprise, one of the lockers contained a human skeleton, which had been mounted for teaching purposes. Since he always had a fascination with bones, once spending five weeks
Que Publishing is a very established publisher with almost 30 years of experience providing information and books related to computing and technology. We’ve partnered with this awesome publisher to bring you a super cool giveaway today, to ensure that you get the most out of your new Adobe CS5 products. I’ve been using the CS5 On Demand book series for a while now and they really
It seems there are two camps among web designers: those who embrace web typography, experiment with it, and try new things in virtually all of their designs; and those who avoid it like the plague, opting to use standard, web-safe font stacks with little variation. It also seems like a lot of the designers who fall into the second group wish they were more like the first. The resources
Defined as ‘the structural design of shared information environments’, information architecture focuses on bringing the principles of architectural design to the online world. Just like the blueprints of a dream home or the outline of a well-written article, good website structure organizes information in a way that enhances the user experience and delivers pertinent
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
We’re finally ready with the results of last week’s giveaway, where we’re giving away 5 copies of Radim Malinic’s new book called #Three. As you probably know by now, Radim is the illustrator of the awesome graphics that you see in the header and footer of Webdesigner Depot. The book features Radim’s designs from the past 18 months, both in detail and
Kubrick, the default theme for WordPress since 2005, got many Web and open-source enthusiasts through some pretty tough times. Developers have modified it, bloggers have learned HTML and CSS on it, and designers have made it their go-to template for designing blogs of all sizes for clients. But let’s face it: five years on the Web is like a hundred years anywhere else, and Kubrick,
Forget the clone stamp, paint bucket and pattern presets. When it comes to creating patterns, the ability to duplicate a layer is one of Photoshop’s greatest features. Semitransparent shapes can be very useful when creating repeated geometric “textures” of color and form. They’re easy to create, fun to play with and best of all, they can be uniquely yours. In searching