Plenty of web designers are consummate professionals who strive to do the best for their clients and provide excellent service. These are designers who rightly have pride in their work and love what they do. Then, unfortunately, you also have the other side of the...
What if I told you web designers out there that there are people who might visit your website that don’t care what it looks like? Visually impaired people navigate the web for the same reasons we all do, to find information, to shop and to perform a myriad of important...
Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around the web that can be of interest to web designers.  The best way to keep track of all the great stories and news being posted is simply to check...
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...
It’s that time of year again. You know, the time when we all write articles about “that time of year”? I thought it would be fun to research how design (and the advertising industry) have affected not only Christmas, but a few of the major international holidays....
Starting a web design studio can be an expensive undertaking, but it doesn’t have to be impossible! In this article, I will take you through some of the software and hardware options available that will help keep your costs down during this critical phase of your...
When it comes to designing UX, it’s a good idea to take a proactive stance.  This means anticipating everything a user is likely to do, or want to do, and providing a simple way to make it possible. It means making the use of your site as effortless as you can make...
A large number of new websites — perhaps even the overwhelming majority of them — have started to take on a really familiar look. I’m sure you know what I’m talking about. There is a navigation bar at the top of the screen — usually inverse in color to the rest...
In the beginning, everyone designed in the browser. This is because we literally did not have any other options. A text editor and a browser were the only tools we had. HTML itself was pretty basic. We didn’t even get tables until a few years after we had the first browser....
Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around the web that can be of interest to web designers.  The best way to keep track of all the great stories and news being posted is simply to check...
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 Curely typeface by Konstantine Studio is packed with holiday spirit. The handmade typeface is an all-caps display face that oozes eggnog. When Santa designs Christmas cards, this is probably the font he reaches for. The uneven letterforms and scrolling swashes...