The tourism industry can be a major source of revenue for a country and in some cases, it can even be its main source or revenue. That’s one of the main reasons why web design for this field plays such a vital role in promoting and attracting potential tourists from other parts of the world. In this post, we’re showcasing some great official tourism websites from various countries
Sometimes you finish a web design project and you’re really proud of the results. Maybe it’s a personal project, or the client gave you complete creative control. Whatever the case, you know it’s some of the best work you’ve ever done, and you want the world to see it. Besides adding it to your portfolio or sending out a Tweet about it, there are dozens of web design
Icons are a great and quick way to enhance your projects. They add a certain personality to your designs and make things pop when they need to. Today we release a new set of icons which we call “Reflection”. It’s simple yet elegant and stylish at the same time. You’ll find these icons great to use at small sizes, such as for website navigation, menus and more.
The Internet holds a wealth of information on virtually any topic one could think of. With a simple search, you can gain access to knowledge about almost any subject out there. In fact, you can often get so much information returned that it’s a little intimidating even knowing where to start. Information overload gets more and more common as ever-growing amounts of information
The angle gradient tool is an overlooked gem tucked away in Photoshop’s toolbar. Often passed over for its more popular sibling, the linear gradient tool, angle gradients create clockwise blends of color around the point a user clicks. The angle gradients create clockwise blends of color around the point a user clicks. Most people stop there. But when combined with other techniques and some
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
If you’re new to creating website designs using Photoshop, learning to transform those .PSD files into semantic, standards-compliant CSS and HTML files can be a bit intimidating. After all, there are plenty of great services out there that can slice up and code your files for you. But there are those cases when you may prefer to slice those designs by yourself. That’s
Just a short while ago, Flash was one of the primary technologies used by web designers to add interactivity to a website. Since the introduction of the iPad, with its lack of the Flash Player, there’s an acceleration in the web development world to use alternative technologies to Flash, such as jQuery, Ajax and others. Although Flash is still a very powerful and useful tool,
For the past week, we’ve been running IconDock’s Giveaway for 10 Icon sets. Thanks to all who participated and a special thanks to Nick La for these wonderful icons. IconDock features professionally designed pixel and vector stock icons suitable for print and web projects. The website contains a great collection of both premium and free icons. Today we have the results
A/B testing (also called split testing) is a testing method generally used in marketing to compare results between two samples with the goal to improve conversion or response rates. In web design, A/B tests are generally used to test design elements (sometimes against the existing design) to better determine which design elements will get the best response from visitors. A/B tests,
The ability to tint black-and-white photographs with color has been a staple of photography for decades, and modern image editors make warming and cooling grayscale images a snap. This concept of a steady progression of shades can be used to present information as well. This technique of tinting digital photos works well for presenting information and can improve usability. Just