Design patterns are common solutions to common problems. When you add a slider to a homepage you’re employing a design pattern. When someone asks: “Why reinvent the wheel?” they’re advocating the adoption of a design pattern. On the Web, the term “design...
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...
One of the hottest topics around is infinite scrolling. Infinite scrolling is the style of navigation that loads new content when you reach the bottom, like a Twitter feed, or a Pinterest board. Like any trend, infinite scrolling has its champions and its detractors....
We’re back with another huge collection of free resources to fill up your designer’s toolbox. This month’s collection includes icons, mockups, templates, plugins and tons more. Take a browse through, see what’s available, and download what you like....
In the last few years, there’s been a real shift in design trends that focuses on gorgeously designed landing pages. Whether it’s for an iPhone app, a web app, a service or a physical product, the bar for landing page design has been raised year on year. I think...
Our users are the lifeblood of the products and services we make. We take their needs, desires, and actions into consideration for even the smallest of design decisions. Serious time and resources are spent during weeks, or even months, of design direction for these...
In this month’s edition of what’s new for designers and developers, we’ve included new apps for design teams, frameworks and boilerplates, new design resources, JavaScript resources, resources for startups, new podcasts, color resources,...
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...
If you’re planning to design a business app in 2015, you’re definitely going to need crystal clear business icons. So we’re delighted to bring you this free set of line-style icons designed by Icons Mind aimed squarely at designers working with big business....
This time last year I made 7 predictions for web design in 2014, with mixed results (I’m looking at you SVG). This year, I’ve sought out 10 web design trends that will be big in 2015, and what you need to survive them. I’ve omitted predictions that are too obvious...