If done correctly, minimalist design is one of the best and most effective approaches to creating beautiful websites. Not only is the target audience subjected to less clutter and noise, but you can use colors, textures, and fonts to create a very simple yet very memorable...
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 best ways of adding personality to a website is with a typeface; and when you’re looking for a touch of luxury, one of the best solutions is a script. Unfortunately, most scripts are based on handwriting, which makes them largely illegible. An affordable...
With the increasingly geometric nature of website design, especially now that flat-design is all the rage, it’s refreshing to see sites that replace the mechanical with an organic feeling alternative. This charming set of 46 hand-drawn frame and ribbon...
As a freelance web designer and developer I have become accustomed to working in a specific order from start to finish on a typical client’s website. My typical workflow starts with programming/sketching which then leads to development and revisions all...
In 2011, the movie industry made a whopping $87 billion worldwide. With that much cash up for grabs, film studios and corner-office execs are all clamoring for their piece of the pie; and that means branding and marketing a given release is anything but child’s play....
This set of 12 flat SEO icons is perfect for adding a light-hearted and playful tone to sites. The flat aesthetic is set off beautifully by the modern color palette and the addition of the long shadow technique is a sophisticated touch. ...
User experience is greatly important in the development of a website these days. A great user experience makes sure someone visit your site and enjoy every portion of it. User experience also makes sure you can maneuver around a site and find everything you’re...
Webfonts have been revolutionary on the web; they’ve changed the appearance of websites in a way that arguably no other web technology has. Yes, it’s true that many webfonts aren’t hinted correctly for Windows; yes, it’s also true that...
The introduction of Windows 8 saw a massive overhaul of the Windows user interface in line with the Windows Phone interface in order to be more intuitive for people using touch screens, and Apple have subtly been adapting OSX over time, streamlining features that...
Whilst many designers embrace flat design wholeheartedly, it seems a growing number have already tired of its charms and are casting around for the next big thing. One contender, being championed by some, is “long shadow” design. Long shadow design...