Ugly designs abound on the web, and behind each and every one of them is a “designer”. In many of these cases the designers behind the sites are simply incompetent. They’re often amateur designers or those who have little or no design training or...
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...
Content sliders are extremely versatile forms of navigation that can be used to display all sorts of information, such as images, popular posts, social information and product features. Some have automatic slideshow capabilities or buttons to scroll sideways...
Recently, the notion of killing the design community has come up on a few blogs (sometimes indirectly), creating many intense conversations on the direction the design community has taken over the past couple of years, and what can be done about it. The possibility...
We all know that as web designers, we should market ourselves both online and offline. For online purposes, a great portfolio website or blog is a perfect way to spread the word, but for offline purposes, nothing beats the traditional business card. We’ve partnered...
As the first thing visitors see, home pages and headers often steal the design spotlight. But above-the-fold thinking neglects the natural flow of vertical page layout. What happens when people reach the end of a page? You can bet that a simple copyright statement...
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 visual language of a website impresses a visitor far beyond their first glimpse. In fact, in observing the best websites, you notice that the small details speak to you subconsciously and that consistency improves your experience of the website and as a result...
The iPhone is arguably the most revolutionary product Apple has released in its existence. With nearly 50 million iPhones sold to date, there are hundreds, perhaps even thousands, of iPhone cases that have been created. In this article, we have compiled some of the...
Newspapers around the world are struggling to survive while competing with websites that offer comparable news more quickly and without a subscription fee. Many newspapers have embraced the Internet and use their own websites to post news, but their online revenue...