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...
Google’s Material Design continues to be a popular approach to contemporary web design. An almost-flat style, the set of principles—originally designed as brand guidelines for Google—describe a layer-based approach to UI design. Aside from the prescriptive...
Every new field of knowledge and endeavor develops its own jargon and acronyms. Web design is no different; we have terms like tags, keywords, analytics, user testing, mobile first, responsive design, etc. We also have acronyms such as SEO, UI, and UX. In recent years, there is a new term – UX Design, or User Experience Design. It’s almost as if this is some new concept—the sleekest, eye-stopping...
The Elegant Vector Kit is a set of beautifully rendered workspace elements, designed by Nasti Funny. Great for creating hero images, and desktop illustrations, many of the elements are also useful for design mockups. The set includes 60 workspace elements, ranging...
Two words of microcopy can double a site’s sales or lead conversion numbers. Microcopy is more than just verbs on buttons. It’s the words that show someone how to sign up for your newsletter. Or the instructions that guide buyers through your website. Microcopy...
The ugly duckling of the social media world, Google+, has just undergone a significant redesign. Far more than a simple facelift, the social network has been entirely refocused on interests, and in the process dropped several of its most used features. Google leads...
Foundation 6 is almost ready to exit beta, and it’s better than its predecessors in nearly every conceivable way: it’s more streamlined, it’s simpler, and yet somehow more sophisticated. Zurb have outdone themselves. As you’ll see for yourself...
Users want individual experiences when they interact with devices. From geolocation tools to voice activation systems that respond to a voice or call someone by name, users want tools that seem to know them. But how do you design a system or interface that might be...
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...
To mark its 101st birthday this month, and following on from a redesign of its print version this Summer, America’s oldest liberal political magazine, The New Republic has launched a redesigned website. TNR reaches over 7 million readers each month, via newrepublic.com,...
Created by LA-based designer, Vladimir Kudinov, Hue is a collection of 49 backdrops and gradients that lend atmosphere to layouts and product shots. The collection is photo-realistic, blending seamlessly with product photographs; and reminiscent of Scandinavian...