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....
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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”...
As web designers and developers, we often overlook printed marketing materials. But on occasion, they can come in very handy: at conferences, when we meet face-to-face with clients, or when we happen to run into someone we might want to do business with. Having business...
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...
Book #THREE by Brand Nu is a unique book that serves as the portfolio of Radim Malinic, one of the most prolific and successful commercial illustrators around. Radim is the illustrator of the awesome graphics that you see in the header and footer of Webdesigner Depot....
Navigating unfamiliar information on the web requires aids. These aids don’t have an agenda or bias the way advertising does. Instead, navigational aids help people find the right path based on their interests. Signposts are one type of navigational aid....