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09:15 pm GMT - Fri, June 20, 2014
Web Designer Depot How to get started with layer fonts in CSS
We might be inclined to think of highly decorative and multi-colored fonts as belonging to the digital type age. Not so. Chromatic Type which enabled the use of outlines, shadows, and multiple colors ...
12:15 pm GMT - Fri, June 20, 2014
Web Designer Depot Deal of the week: SuperSpray plugin for Photoshop
Copy, paste, drag, copy, paste, dragif youve ever built up a collage of images in Photoshop youll be well aware of how laborious the process is. Well labor no longer! Our sister-site, MightyDeals.com,...
12:15 pm GMT - Thu, June 19, 2014
Web Designer Depot Designing in the browser, pro tips to make it work for you
Designing in the browser used to scare me. Not because it seemed hard but because I thought I would end up with a design made up of a lot of little boxes, something that was so generic and bland I wou...
07:30 pm GMT - Wed, June 18, 2014
Web Designer Depot Adobe announces the biggest update to its core products since CS6
Today Adobe are releasing a major update to Creative Cloud. It will see significant updates to all 14 major applications, and theres more exciting news about the product range. Since the announcement ...
12:15 pm GMT - Wed, June 18, 2014
Web Designer Depot Is this what a universal typeface would look like?
Bicinternationally renowned maker of ballpoint pens, lighters, and razorshas a fantastic record for imaginative self-promotion. Their latest project is the Universal Typeface Experiment,a collaborativ...
12:15 pm GMT - Tue, June 17, 2014
Web Designer Depot Pitching for design work: just say no
Pitching is a toxic and addictive habit that sucks up valuable resources and ultimately demeans both you and the work you do. In the creative industries, pitching is understood to be the most commonly...
12:15 pm GMT - Mon, June 16, 2014
Web Designer Depot The secrets to using large, expressive type on websites
When designing a website we have to strike a balance between the visual elements and the text elements of the site. This is no secret, but it is often not thought of in these terms of balancing betwee...
01:43 pm GMT - Sun, June 15, 2014
Web Designer Depot Our favorite tweets of the week: June 9, 2014 June 15, 2014
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...
01:35 pm GMT - Sat, June 14, 2014
Web Designer Depot Comics of the week #239
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 ...
12:15 pm GMT - Fri, June 13, 2014
Web Designer Depot 15 sites that embrace the image-heavy website trend
When designing a lot of websites, we tend to focus on how to best use text for things like navigation. Images are primarily thought of assupport for the text (with the exception of things like portfol...
12:15 pm GMT - Fri, June 13, 2014
Web Designer Depot 15 websites that embrace the image-heavy design trend
When designing a lot of websites, we tend to focus on how to best use text for things like navigation. Images are primarily thought of assupport for the text (with the exception of things like portfol...
12:15 am GMT - Fri, June 13, 2014
Web Designer Depot Deal of the week: Gorgeous Gioviale Script Font
With the current fashion for hand-lettering, any designer who isnt at one with a brush and ink may find themselves at somewhat of a disadvantage in the current climate. Fortunately our sister-site, Mi...
12:15 pm GMT - Thu, June 12, 2014
Web Designer Depot Boost your design prowess with this surprising new app for creatives
You may have thought it was the extra caffeine intake that makes your coffee-house visits extra productive, but studies show that it may not be the beans that get your creative juices flowing. An Amer...
12:15 pm GMT - Wed, June 11, 2014
Web Designer Depot Whats new for designers, June 2014
The June edition of what’s new for web designers and developers includes new web apps, frameworks, grid systems, game platforms, inspirational resources, Photoshop plugins, text editors, and som...
12:15 pm GMT - Tue, June 10, 2014
Web Designer Depot Telling stories on the Web, the hottest way to engage your users
Storytelling is virtually as old as the human race itself. Ever since human beings could talk, they used storytelling as a way to communicate ideas, lessons and concepts. Web design is all about commu...
12:15 pm GMT - Mon, June 9, 2014
Web Designer Depot Grid systems: Discover the perfect building blocks for your website design
We all start somewhere. As a new designer, I couldn’t have cared less about structure in my designs. I would open up Photoshop, and pushpixels around until I made something that I thought looked...
01:53 pm GMT - Sun, June 8, 2014
Web Designer Depot Our favorite tweets of the week: June 2, 2014 June 8, 2014
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...
01:56 pm GMT - Sat, June 7, 2014
Web Designer Depot Comics of the week #238
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 ...
12:15 pm GMT - Fri, June 6, 2014
Web Designer Depot Deal of the week: Get certified training in all of Adobes software from Train Simple
Web design is one of the most exciting fields to work in, but keeping up with the technology involved can be a challenge; and when you add into the mix the industrys favorite software, Adobe Creative ...
12:15 pm GMT - Thu, June 5, 2014
Web Designer Depot Fluid teams: the way youll work for the rest of your career
This is not a management article. Well, it kind of is, but please leave your agile-lean-workplace-organization-human-resources backpack at the door. Were here to talk about making things; making them ...
12:15 am GMT - Thu, June 5, 2014
Web Designer Depot Virgin Americas new booking system delights users
There are some tasks that are so tedious to complete online that we always put them off until the last minute: whether youre filing your taxes or buying groceries, the number of required fields is alw...
12:15 am GMT - Thu, June 5, 2014
Web Designer Depot Virgin Americas redesigned booking system delights users
There are some tasks that are so tedious to complete online that we always put them off until the last minute: whether youre filing your taxes or buying groceries, the number of required fields is alw...
12:15 pm GMT - Wed, June 4, 2014
Web Designer Depot Free download: Apple product mockups from coolmockups.com
Webdesigners dont work in a vacuum, our designs dont exist in the whitespace of a monitor; they are out there in the real world, where real people use them in their everyday lives. This has always bee...
04:15 pm GMT - Tue, June 3, 2014
Web Designer Depot The ultimate guide to email design
While a lot of online communication has moved to social media, email is still a very important part of any online marketing campaign. And when we think of marketing emails, what generally comes to min...
12:15 pm GMT - Tue, June 3, 2014
Web Designer Depot Code-free parallax scrolling animator, closed beta invitation for WDDs readers
[ This is a sponsored post on behalf of Webydo ] Hot on the heels of their professionalweb design platform, WYSIWYG front-runners Webydohave announced their community-choices latest feature:Parallax S...
12:45 am GMT - Tue, June 3, 2014
Web Designer Depot Swift programming language is announced as the future of the Apple universe
At Apples WWDC today, the company debuted some pretty meh changes to iOS7; iOS8, which will be available to download in the Autumn of this year, might have more appropriately been named iOS7.1. Amongs...
12:15 pm GMT - Mon, June 2, 2014
Web Designer Depot The best free WordPress plugins for June 2014
Ladies and Gents, were back with yet more plugins for you to try out. As usual, weve got a little something for everyone; from improving your writing to improving your communitys code. Take a look thr...
01:24 pm GMT - Sun, June 1, 2014
Web Designer Depot Our favorite tweets of the week: May 26, 2014 June 1, 2014
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...
01:53 pm GMT - Sat, May 31, 2014
Web Designer Depot Comics of the week #237
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 ...