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...
A lot has been said recently about the merits of static sites. But in many situations a dynamic approach is a necessity. Whether a content management system, a customer relationship tool, or online store, they allow end users to maintain complex sites quickly and...
BPG stands for Better Portable Graphics, and it’s a new image format, the aim of which is to replace JPG. To do this, BPG delivers the best of both worlds: superior quality, and smaller file size. But wait a second, there’s more: BPG also supports animation. And...
I’m stood in the center of a room, confident my choice to go all static had been a good one. It’s a serene scene—nothing can touch me. There are website owners running around wildly, chasing WordPress security vulnerabilities, while at the same time trying to...
In this month’s edition of what’s new for designers and developers, we’ve included lots of productivity apps, design plugins for Photoshop and Sketch, best practices guides, educational resources, testing tools, marketing tools, and much more. And as...
With web users increasingly time-strapped and suffering from information overload, there’s definitely a sense of relief when encountering a site where “less is more”, with fewer pages, fewer choices, and less to do than on your average site. One way to simplify...
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...
Somehow, we’ve come to accept the notion that digital technology is the answer to all of life’s problems. That conclusion has resulted in more and more app ideas, which are uploaded to the web, and to stores, everyday. But there are dozens of options for consumers,...
When Viktor Hanáček started designing for the Web, he struggled to find good stock images, so he started using his own photos. They were so popular that he started his own site. Two years later Viktor’s site, picjumbo, gets over 1.5 million views every month. On...