For the past 7 days we’ve been running a great giveaway from UPrinting. Many thanks to all those of you who participated and to UPrinting for a great giveaway. UPrinting is one of the leading online printing companies in the world, with over  25 years of experience...
When a web page demands respect from readers, few type treatments give it dignity like “small capitals.” This treatment makes all letters in a line of text uppercase, but retains hierarchy by making the initial letters of important words noticeably larger....
Some designers view frameworks as constricting and limiting in their creative efforts. They look at a framework as something they have to bend their work to fit. And for a lot of designers, that’s just not something they want to do. But with the dozens of frameworks...
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 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...
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,...
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,...
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...
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....
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...