By now, most Apple fans have their hands on an iPhone 6, and they do look pretty incredible — even if Apple have accidentally introduced curved screens. The iPhone is a wonderful example of iterative design; each model is an evolution rather than a revolution,...
All designers love a strong sans-serif typeface, but most of us also love originality; so where to turn with Open Sans, Roboto, and Proxima Nova flooding the Web? Well, how about the outstanding Uni Sans? With its strong outline, geometric regularity, and simple...
Think of design as a road map for consumers, taking them where you want them to go. Design makes an efficient way to get across the message and still make it pretty. That last part is where things start getting sort of weird. Sometimes I just don’t know what to think anymore...
When I quit my job 7 years ago to go freelance as a web designer, I thought I was finally free. But what I soon realized was I actually didn’t have nearly as much freedom as I thought I would.  After my first year of freelancing, it dawned on me:  I’m not making money...
For many people the day does not start until they have tasted that first sip of coffee. The drink is thought to stimulate the brain and creativity and includes a great caffeinated pick-me-up. (And thankfully, you can find a coffee shop on almost every corner.) Here...
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...
We can’t get enough of fun new typefaces. So, we’re delighted that our sister-site, MightyDeals.com, have managed to arrange an 82% discount on Eveleth font family from Yellow Design Studio. This set of 16, bold, all-caps, fonts are a solid choice when you’re...
Smashing your desk in frustration? Is an annoying error causing you to fall out of love with WordPress? It’s a wonderful platform both for blogging and CMS, but no software is without its flaws. This article overviews 3 of the most common WordPress errors, providing...
Infinite scrolling embodies one of the ideal attributes of any good design: people can use it without thinking about it. Once you’ve encountered it a couple of times, you forget about it. I’d say that most of us have come to expect certain applications, or perhaps...
There’s a problem in the design world. It’s not a problem of the magnitude of wage inequality, discrimination in the workplace, or child labor, but it’s a problem nonetheless. It’s the epidemic of pretentious designers. Some are just...
The September edition of what’s new for web designers and developers includes new web apps, CSS tools, software, email templates, inspiration resources, productivity apps, jQuery resources, pattern tools, and some really great new fonts. Many of the resources...