Popular design news of the week: December 28, 2015 — January 32016

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January 03, 2016
Popular design news of the week: December 28, 2015 - January 3, 2016.

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 out the Webdesigner News site, however, in case you missed some here’s a quick and useful compilation of the most popular designer news that we curated from the past week. Note that this is only a very small selection of the links that were posted, so don’t miss out and subscribe to our newsletter and follow the site daily for all the news.

10 Things Every Web Designer Should Be Able to do in their Sleep

The Best and Worst Branding of 2015

A Tool to Find Unused Logos, You Can Use for Free

UiGradients: Dual-tone Colour Gradients for Designers & Devs

The Worst Identities of 2015

What Design Job Titles Really Mean

A Responsive Guide to Type Sizing

Getting More Work Done Without Simply Working More Hours

GoodUI Evidence: Learn About Which GoodUI Ideas Work Best

Fully Booked in Six Weeks: My Journey Out of Broke-Land

Visual Planning for Designers

Developers: 20 Ways to Challenge Yourself Come 2016

The 20 Best New Apps of 2015

7 Personalities You Need on your Design Team

25 Tips for Staying Sane as a Freelancer

Here are the Winning Photos of the 2015 National Geographic Photo Contest

Should I Use a Video as a Background?

The Secret Door — Enter the Door to Visit a Random Place in the World

Open Source Software Went Nuclear this Year

Signs that You’re a Good Programmer

Why is the Media so Afraid of Facebook?

How Reddit Took on its own Users – And Won

This was the Year the Media Started Doubting the Web

See Everyday Fonts Become Funny Portraits

Tumblr 2015 Year in Review

Want more? No problem! Keep track of top design news from around the web with Webdesigner News.

Cameron Chapman

Cameron Chapman is a freelance writer and designer from New England. You can visit her site or follow her on Twitter.

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