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...
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...
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,...
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...
“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...
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...
The way you handle color in your web designs is about to change. Perhaps you’ve been playing around with hexadecimal color values since you were a wee web-babe; if you were, get ready to to grow up fast. CSS3 has arrived, and your palette is about to get a whole lot bigger....
No one intends for their business to stagnate. In an attempt to advance their freelance work, many people turn to the wealth of advice on the Internet. But several age-old virtues seem to be lacking from the online conversation. This post is an attempt to rediscover...
Flickr hosts millions of photos from photographers, both professional and amateur, from around the world. It’s a fantastic resource when looking for inspiration, but it can get a little overwhelming. After all, you can’t exactly browse a few million...
Web standards should be a driving force behind the work of any designer or developer. They provide a scale against which to measure the quality, structure, syntax and methodology of design work. To explain the benefits of web standards, I’ve compared on my own blog...
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...