Google Buzz made a loud and controversial entrance when it launched in February shrouded with privacy issues and various other concerns. Like it or not, it seems that Google Buzz is here to stay with many blogs adding ‘buzz’ icons to their posts. Today, we’ll make it easier to add some buzz to your posts with a free and exclusive set of icons for Google Buzz. This set
Logo Design Love: A Guide to Creating Iconic Brand Identities by David Airey is a fantastic place to start if you’re interested in creating logos that aren’t just visually appealing, but are also memorable, easily recognizable, and timeless. The book includes a ton of real-world examples from a variety of businesses; everything from the brands of Fortune 500 companies to local restaurants and other businesses have space devoted
Last week’s contest from SitePoint is now officially over. The giveaway was really successful with almost 800 entries from all over the world. Many thanks to all of you who participated and to SitePoint for their generous prizes. Each of the 5 winners has won a full copy of their latest and very successful book “jQuery: Novice to Ninja”. All winners were chosen at
Today’s bridges not only symbolize our world’s advancement in design but its advancement in technology as well. Consequently, architects and engineers have been able to merge design and technology together in order to create bridges that are bigger, better, and more spectacular than ever before. Several of these are simply stunning – a true marvel of classic
An image’s dimensions on screen are measured in pixels: width and height. An image’s quality is determined by less tangible factors: composition, mood, style, contents. But none of that matters if people get impatient waiting for the file to download. Web images change in file size when compressed. Smaller files are faster to download, which makes for a better browsing
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
Photographers, just like designers, often use the Internet to help promote their work. Other than using mainstream photography and design sites such as Flickr, Behance and DeviantArt, photographers usually like to have their own portfolio. Not only is it professional, but it gives them an unlimited amount of options and ways to showcase their own work. This compilation showcases
Learning new information quickly is very important to both designers and developers. That being said, regardless of your profession and whether it’s for school, work, or personal improvement, being able to retain the information without the need to spend hours studying is an incredibly useful skill. One of the best methods for learning new information quickly is to use the
Sitepoint is known to consistently release amazing books. Their latest book, “jQuery: Novice to Ninja”, covers jQuery, one of the most powerful JavaScript frameworks. The exciting new 390-page book is perfect for any jQuery user, regardless of whether you’re a beginner, advanced, or somewhere in-between. WDD has once again partnered with Sitepoint to bring
Some of the best artists deal with disabilities in their everyday lives that the rest of us can’t even imagine living with, and use art to communicate with the world. The results are often stunning. We’ve collected biographies and sample pieces from outstanding disabled artists, both famous and lesser-known. The artists below paint with their hands, their mouths and
There aren’t many articles covering incompatibilities, or CSS differences in Firefox alone — and for good reason. Firefox has always done an excellent good job of supporting both CSS and JavaScript in a standards-compliant manner without too many awkward bugs. There are, however, a few CSS properties and selectors that aren’t supported by one or more of the versions