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...
Amazing designers and developers release new projects every day, that make us excited, inspired, and often more than a little impressed. Today we’re continuing our monthly roundup of the best free resources for web designers with a collection that includes plugins,...
Creating a successful online business can be a challenge even for an experienced entrepreneur. The number of potential pitfalls multiply as technology becomes increasingly diverse. So this handy infographic, designed by ecommerce platforms, offers some welcome...
You’ve got 6 seconds to grab someone’s attention with your résumé; just 6 seconds. 6000 miliseconds to convince the person that is glancing at a summary of your life that you’re worth banking their own reputation on. So do you impress your prospective employer...
Photoshop’s been the king of image editing for a long time now: 25 years, to be exact. That’s because it’s virtually ubiquitous in photo-editing circles, with its name even being turned into a verb for easy, colloquial reference. All this may be about to change,...
Information architecture is equal parts art and science. Whether you hire a dedicated IA professional, or just sort of let IA happen on your projects, if you’re designing things with content, you’re using IA. But while you can just kind of “let the content happen,”...
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...
Web design tastes change so fast that it’s hard to keep up. As with all trends, it’s hard to tell what will be a short-lived fad from what will be around for a long time: there was a time when a Flash introduction was the hottest thing going around; just a few short...
The number one question I always am asked is, “How do I get prospective clients to look at my portfolio?” It comes from newbies and… er… oldies, and practicing professionals alike. These days, there is so much competition. How does one stand out in searches...
You’ve probably heard that good typography is invisible, but it’s more accurate to say that good typography makes the act of reading effortless. When the eye travels along a line of text, it does so in jumps, called saccades; you don’t read letters, or even words,...
Google has always been the recipient of criticism that it wants to know more about its users than is acceptable or in good taste. Now, expect that criticism to get a bit worse as the company rolls out the newest capability for Google Now, its intelligent personal assistant....