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12:45 pm GMT - Wed, December 30, 2015
Web Designer Depot Web designers, digital signage needs you!
Digital signage is the term for the displays you see in coffee shops, gyms, hospitals, schools, banks, and pretty much any other business or organization with a physical presence. Digital signage has ...
12:45 pm GMT - Tue, December 29, 2015
Web Designer Depot 5 easy ways to get fired from a design job
Plenty of web designers are consummate professionals who strive to do the best for their clients and provide excellent service. These are designers who rightly have pride in their work and love what t...
12:45 pm GMT - Mon, December 28, 2015
Web Designer Depot The value of accessibility
What if I told you web designers out there that there are people who might visit your website that dont care what it looks like? Visually impaired people navigate the web for the same reasons we all d...
09:02 am GMT - Sun, December 27, 2015
Web Designer Depot Popular design news of the week: December 21, 2015 December 27, 2015
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 tr...
09:08 am GMT - Sat, December 26, 2015
Web Designer Depot Comics of the week #319
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 ...
12:45 pm GMT - Fri, December 25, 2015
Web Designer Depot Designing the holidays
Its that time of year again. You know, the time when we all write articles about that time of year? I thought it would be fun to research how design (and the advertising industry) have affected not on...
11:45 am GMT - Thu, December 24, 2015
Web Designer Depot Indispensable tools for low-budget startups
Starting a web design studio can be an expensive undertaking, but it doesnt have to be impossible! In this article, I will take you through some of the software and hardware options available that wil...
12:45 pm GMT - Wed, December 23, 2015
Web Designer Depot Proactive UX design
When it comes to designing UX, it’s a good idea to take a proactive stance. This means anticipating everything a user is likely to do, or want to do, and providing a simple way to make it possib...
12:45 pm GMT - Tue, December 22, 2015
Web Designer Depot How Googles changes will affect your designs
A large number of new websites perhaps even the overwhelming majority of them have started to take on a really familiar look. Im sure you know what Im talking about. There is a navigation bar at the...
12:45 pm GMT - Mon, December 21, 2015
Web Designer Depot The case for drag n drop web design
In the beginning, everyone designed in the browser. This is because we literally did not have any other options. A text editor and a browser were the only tools we had. HTML itself was pretty basic. W...
09:03 am GMT - Sun, December 20, 2015
Web Designer Depot Popular design news of the week: December 14, 2015 December 20, 2015
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 tr...
09:22 am GMT - Sat, December 19, 2015
Web Designer Depot Comics of the week #318
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 ...
12:45 pm GMT - Fri, December 18, 2015
Web Designer Depot Free download: Curely font
The Curely typeface by Konstantine Studiois packed with holiday spirit. The handmade typeface is an all-caps display face that oozes eggnog. When Santa designs Christmas cards, this is probably the fo...
12:45 pm GMT - Thu, December 17, 2015
Web Designer Depot Usability and the mobile web
For some time now, anyone concerned with search engine optimization made sure a mobile version of their website was available because otherwise they ran the risk of angering the Google algorithm. Yet ...
08:12 pm GMT - Wed, December 16, 2015
Web Designer Depot Elegant Themes release the Extra theme
The latest release from the Elegant Themes team, is the engaging Extra theme; one of the most promising and complete WordPressmagazine themes currently available on the market and powered by Elegant T...
12:45 pm GMT - Tue, December 15, 2015
Web Designer Depot How to write with your brands voice
Businesses obsess over their visual brands. They spend daysdebating the typeface selection, but give no thought to the words. In most cases, a company will assign the first wave of written communicati...
12:45 pm GMT - Mon, December 14, 2015
Web Designer Depot The best new portfolio sites, December 2015
Nothing sells design work quite like a good portfolio. Whether you contact your clients in person, over the Internet, pitch to them, or what-have-you, theyll want to see your existing work. Weve gone ...
09:49 am GMT - Sun, December 13, 2015
Web Designer Depot Popular design news of the week: December 7, 2015 December 13, 2015
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 tr...
09:08 am GMT - Sat, December 12, 2015
Web Designer Depot Comics of the week #317
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 ...
02:45 pm GMT - Fri, December 11, 2015
Web Designer Depot Free download: 20 animated icons from Animaticons
Animation is tipped to be one of the biggest web design trends for 2016, especially micro-animations on UI elements and icons. So were delighted to bring you this exclusive set of animated icons from ...
05:45 pm GMT - Thu, December 10, 2015
Web Designer Depot WordPress 4.4 will revolutionize how we publish
WordPress 4.4, named Clifford in honor of jazz legendClifford Brown, has just been released. Its available to download or can be updated from an existing installations dashboard. The latest version of...
11:45 pm GMT - Wed, December 9, 2015
Web Designer Depot Affinity Photo: the Best Mac App of 2015 just got better
Its a tribute to the hard work and ambition of Serifs Affinity team that on the same day that they pushed major updates for both Affinity Photo and Affinity Designer, they discovered that Apple have n...
12:45 pm GMT - Wed, December 9, 2015
Web Designer Depot Whats new for designers, December 2015
In this months edition of whats new for designers and developers, weve included lots of startup apps and resources, educational resources, marketing tools, design resources, icons, WordPress tools, an...
12:45 pm GMT - Tue, December 8, 2015
Web Designer Depot Understanding the value of UX
If you are at all involved with any type of online business, you have most likely seen the term UX Design used and abused. Youve probably heard people try to explain what it is with colorful metaphors...
12:45 pm GMT - Mon, December 7, 2015
Web Designer Depot How to be hired by the best clients
Hiring a web designer is a bit of a minefield for a budding entrepreneur. Most are not particularly tech-savvy, and the idea of coding a basic site, let alone the implications of responsive design, mo...
09:10 am GMT - Sun, December 6, 2015
Web Designer Depot Popular design news of the week: November 30, 2015 December 6, 2015
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 tr...
09:02 am GMT - Sat, December 5, 2015
Web Designer Depot Comics of the week #316
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 ...
01:45 pm GMT - Fri, December 4, 2015
Web Designer Depot The secrets to effective card-based design
So you want to get on-trend with a card-style interface? Thats probably a great idea; cards are a popular and user-friendly option for all types of digital design on varying device sizes. The key to a...
12:45 pm GMT - Thu, December 3, 2015
Web Designer Depot Pantone unveils two colors of the year for 2016
In a fairly radical break with tradition, Pantone has revealed that the Color of the Year for 2016 will in fact be two colors blended together. Or, in other words, a gradient. The colors selected, bas...
12:45 pm GMT - Wed, December 2, 2015
Web Designer Depot 60 fresh resources for designers, December 2015
Here we are again with a cool collection of more than 60 fresh resources for you to download. Youll find stacks of icons, tons of web development tools, new responsive concepts, plugins, WordPress the...
02:30 pm GMT - Tue, December 1, 2015
Web Designer Depot Flash is dead, long live Adobe Animate CC
Alongside a host of new features for itsCC applications, today Adobe hasannounced that itsfinally killing Flashsort of. Flash is being repurposed as Animate CC, a brand new solution foranimation on th...
05:00 am GMT - Tue, December 1, 2015
Web Designer Depot Adobe unveil major update to Photoshop
Today, Adobe has released a major overhaul to its flagship product, Photoshop. The new version, CC 2015.1, comes with a number of new features and a brand new look. It is substantially faster than the...
11:45 am GMT - Mon, November 30, 2015
Web Designer Depot How to design UX for millennials
Ah, millennials. Theyre coming of age and are estimated to have annual purchasing power of more than $200 billion by 2017. Thats very significant, especially when you factor in e-commerce purchases ri...