What makes a design look coordinated, planned and professional? The answer is: ‘color’. Not every project needs bland corporate blue to look professional. Planning color means creating a framework that describes which colors to use and how to use...
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 and this week we focus on Christmas. These great cartoons are created by Jerry...
Thanks to the might of JavaScript, the words “dynamic” and “illustration” no longer apply exclusively to Flash-based websites. Now that dynamic HTML is a reality in most commonly used browsers and that a lot of fancy JavaScript libraries exist to make using it easy, CSS websites can take back some...
Just in time for the holidays, “Xmas Stickers” is an exclusive set of icons for WDD readers. Feel free to use them to decorate your websites and blogs and bring the holiday spirit to the web. The icons are free for personal and commercial purposes and...
Although the web is a great place to look for quick inspiration for a project, nothing can beat going on a long walk in nature. The summer brings us sunny days, fields full of crops and plenty of insects and wildlife, whereas the winter brings us rain, icy roads and snow....
We love to bring great contests to all our loyal readers and today we have another great one lined up for you. We’ve partnered with Grafpedia a great provider of Photoshop gradients, brushes and vectors to bring another great giveaway to some lucky WDD readers. We’re...
The modern web developer who does not consider Ajax when planning or building their websites is potentially missing out on a powerful tool to enhance usability. There are however, challenges in implementing Ajax functionality on a web page. In this article we’ll...
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...
Levi Boree’s LinkedIn summary states “I just want to be remembered, when I am gone”. The 26-year-old abstract artist from Jacksonville, Florida grew up with dyslexia, making it difficult for him to communicate with words; instead he developed a great love for creating art. He says, “I can visualize things in my mind that I could never explain in words”. Most remarkable is...
If any assumption is safe, it’s that six months after launching a website (or sooner?), its owners will have a list of things they want to change, from minor typos to entirely new functionality. Is it possible to accept feature creep as a natural (or at least inevitable)...