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Today we’re pleased to announce the official launch of the mobile version of Webdesigner Depot. Thanks to the awesome team and service of Mobify, we were able to easily deploy a mobile version for WDD, which loads extremely quickly and makes it easy to browse our content when you’re on the go on your mobile phone. Why did we create a mobile version? Mobile access is growing
The concept of the left and right brain only lately popped up in the late 1960′s, but since has become a well-known part of human psychology. While we all use both sides of the brain, each of us has a dominant side, and this dominant side makes up for a huge part of our personalities. Each individual thinks a certain way, has more interest in certain areas, and above and beyond all —
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
The beauty of being a web designer is creating a detailed, creative, and original web design in Photoshop, without having to (for the most part) think about how it will be coded. During the design phase, it’s all about the look, and either the coding can be taken care of later, or be outsourced to a developer. Either way, not thinking about the development usability or functionality
It’s been one year already and today we celebrate WDD’s first birthday! It’s been an incredible journey so far… and I’ve enjoyed it immensely, and still am. I started WDD out of my curiosity for blogging and my passion for design. I wanted to put my mark out there by pouring my design vision into the world. Since WDD began, the blog has been visited by
Print adverts need to get a message across with a single image and without the recourse of interactivity that we find today on the Internet. As interactive media expands, attention spans are getting shorter and shorter every day. For any company trying to get their product or service out in print format, the task is ever more challenging and difficult. Humorous ads remain one of the
Email newsletters are hotter than ever. They’re a great extension to your business’ communication toolkit and offer you and your clients an excellent channel by which you can reach potential and existing customers. In this article, we’ll explore common design patterns of email newsletters and learn which approaches work well, so that you’ll be prepared to create
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
Today we’re featuring the awesome talent of Niark, a wondrous 34 year old French freelance graphic designer and witty illustrator living in Paris. Niark takes his inspiration from street art, music and graphics. He works in a broad scope of areas such as advertising agencies, music labels, art toys, streetwear and more. His style features bright colors and abstract illustrations
The appearance and usability of certain interface elements and functionality are crucial to the success any websites in today’s market. Studies have demonstrated that even a split-second delay in thinking on the user’s part will weaken their perception and interest in a website and ultimately lower the website’s conversion rate. In certain niches and industries,
Li Wei, a contemporary artist from Beijing China, has been taking self portraits to new heights… literally! His gravity defying photos have been mesmerizing the world, capturing impossible looking moments of apparent extreme danger. You’ll find Wei hanging on in dangerous situations, or crashing head on into sidewalks and cars. Li Wei states that these images are not
On Monday, October 26, CNN.com introduced a new website design, making a number of major changes to their information-heavy layout. The new design is beautiful, clean, organized and well-structured. It invites the eye to scan and find something interesting with the goal of clicking through to another page. The previous design was somewhat cluttered and not very inviting; the content