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...
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...
Adobe’s CS Live online service includes a ton of useful tools for designers and their clients. Adobe CS Review is just one such tool, but arguably might be one of the most useful for many designers. CS Review is a free (for the first year, at least) service that...
In 2005 German student Lisa Rienermann spent a semester in Barcelona. While standing in a little courtyard, she looked up to the sky… “I saw houses, the sky, clouds and a “Q”. The negative space in-between the houses formed a letter. I loved the idea of the sky as words, the negative being the positive. If I could find a “Q”, other letters should be somewhere around the corner.” Lisa spent the next few weeks running around and looking up to the sky, and slowly found all the letters of the alphabet. This...
Although never fully intended as a CMS, WordPress is indeed one of the most widely used CMS in the world. When working with some clients, you’ll often encounter difficulties training your clients on how to use it properly in order to update the content of their...
Too often as developers, we ignore a crucial last step before launching a website: optimizing for performance. Most developers now recognize that organized, valid code ensures maintainability and compatibility. Anyone who doubts this merely has to speak to a...
We teased you long enough…. but now the wait is finally over, and it’s very much worth it! We’re super excited to officially announce the release of MightyDeals.com Our new website has just been unleashed and it’s now live! MightyDeals is the...
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...
In this post, we’ll discuss how a thoughtful, well-designed business card can help your company give a good first impression and send the right message. We’ll look at elements to include in your design and the different approaches to take. We often hear...