Partial color allows a designer to hone in on a particular part of an image and enhance it with color. This makes the images really “pop” and this technique can be used for many purposes. For example, in advertising or corporate designs, features of a product...
Textures make a website feel tangible. They give content a relationship to the physical world, a sense of place and a reality that people can relate to. Unfortunately, simulating physical textures isn’t as simple as shooting a photo or running a few Photoshop filters....
The good folks at Art.Gen are providing WDD readers with an awesome and exclusive freebie… This useful PSD file includes a great selection of GUI elements that you can use for free for both commercial and free app development (with attribution). All elements...
It seems like every time you go looking for a new WordPress theme, you find countless roundups of the same old themes. And while many of those themes are featured for good reason, they’re also used on countless blogs around the web. We’ve all seen them a...
We’ve all read countless articles on the reasons you should consider freelancing. They often make it out like anyone still working in the corporate world is just a schmuck with no ambition. But the truth is, there are plenty of reasons not to start freelancing....
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...
Digging Into WordPress by Chris Coyier and Jeff Starr is one of the most comprehensive looks at WordPress available. At over 400 pages long, it’s massive, whether you have the PDF version or the print edition. Whether you’re just getting started with...
Working with a company as large as Virgin Atlantic was something of a dream come true for me. I it’s something that a lot of web designers aspire to. Over the last few months, I was fortunate enough to be given the opportunity to fulfill this dream. I was about to...
Finally, the day you’ve been waiting for is here… The contests’ results are in! 2048 comments were made for this amazing giveaway. This is certainly a record for any contest on WDD! A ginormous thank you to the generous folks at ActiveCampaign...
Sleeveface is an intriguing phenomenon making its rounds on the web. It has become particularly popular on social networking sites. The technique is pretty straightforward and consists of photographs of one more people obscuring or augmenting any part of their...
Adobe will unveil its new Creative Suite 5 on Monday April 12th at 8AM PDT, just a few hours from now. You can catch the official launch online here, however, if you can’t wait, we’ll be revealing all the juicy details before the official launch…...