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09:55 am GMT - Sat, July 30, 2016
Web Designer Depot Comics of the week #350
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, July 29, 2016
Web Designer Depot Free download: Solaris Eclipse font family
Solaris Eclipse is a beautiful geometric sans-serif, designed by the typophiles at woodstudio. Based around the geometry of a circle, the simple shapes create a modern aesthetic that evoke the near-fu...
12:45 pm GMT - Thu, July 28, 2016
Web Designer Depot Looking fast beats being fast
Youd be forgiven if you thought that you had to design your clients websites to be fast all the time. After all, in modern, UX best practices, a site has to be fast to reduce the bounce rate, keep sit...
11:45 am GMT - Wed, July 27, 2016
Web Designer Depot 50 fresh resources for designers, July 2016
Hey there! We are proud to return fully stacked with a collection of resources and tools that will make the most out of your web design/development skills. We are committed to bring you the best of th...
12:45 pm GMT - Tue, July 26, 2016
Web Designer Depot How to select the perfect image format
[– This is an advertorial post on behalf of Cloudinary –] JPEGs, PNGs, and GIFs oh my! Most web developers only learn which format to use through trial, error, and long experience. And al...
12:45 pm GMT - Mon, July 25, 2016
Web Designer Depot Essential design trends, July 2016
Theres a lot of overlap in the biggest design themes of July. In many of the examples below, youll see that multiple trends are used in many of the examples. Thats because many of the trends are simpl...
09:30 am GMT - Sun, July 24, 2016
Web Designer Depot Popular design news of the week: July 18, 2016 July 24, 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 tr...
09:52 am GMT - Sat, July 23, 2016
Web Designer Depot Comics of the week #349
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, July 22, 2016
Web Designer Depot Free download: 100 Web Design Icons from freepik.com
A picture is worth a thousand words, or so they say. When it comes to icons, wed definitely agree; and it follows that this colorful freebie from freepik.com is worth 100,000 words because it features...
12:45 pm GMT - Thu, July 21, 2016
Web Designer Depot Be a better designer by designing less
Designers block haunts you. If youre a designer youve experienced it at one point or another that feeling youre stuck in a rut and it feels like youll be there forever. Even when you escape designers...
01:45 pm GMT - Wed, July 20, 2016
Web Designer Depot Poll: Is Twitter verification a good thing?
One of the biggest bugbears of social media is trolling: attacking individuals based on race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or politics. If youre a woman with the temerity to hold an opinion o...
12:45 pm GMT - Wed, July 20, 2016
Web Designer Depot Be a better designer by designing less
Designers block haunts you. If youre a designer youve experienced it at one point or another that feeling youre stuck in a rut and it feels like youll be there forever. Even when you escape designers...
08:45 pm GMT - Tue, July 19, 2016
Web Designer Depot We teach clients the skills to do our job, and you should too
There are two types of design clients in the design world: Those with more money than time, and those with more time than money. The former usually prefer to take a hands-off approach. Theyre happy to...
12:45 pm GMT - Tue, July 19, 2016
Web Designer Depot Trump campaign rebrands after web reacts
Last week, Republican presumptive nominee Donald Trump chose Indiana Governor Mike Pence as his running mate. In keeping with the campaign season, that also means that the campaign released a new logo...
11:45 am GMT - Mon, July 18, 2016
Web Designer Depot Whats new for designers, July 2016
In this months edition of whats new for designers and developers, weve included productivity apps, email marketing apps, notetaking tools, CSS frameworks, UI kits, remote work resources, startup resou...
09:15 am GMT - Sun, July 17, 2016
Web Designer Depot Popular design news of the week: July 11, 2016 July 17, 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 tr...
09:40 am GMT - Sat, July 16, 2016
Web Designer Depot Comics of the week #348
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 ...
01:00 am GMT - Sat, July 16, 2016
Web Designer Depot Free download: 20 food images from PicJumbo
Looking for a great way to illustrate your food blog? Or maybe you need to spice up a lifestyle app? Or perhaps youre designing a site for a coffee shop? Whatever your reason, youll be delighted to do...
08:45 pm GMT - Fri, July 15, 2016
Web Designer Depot MasterCard unveils its first rebrand in 20 years
MasterCards logo is almost universally recognized because its remained unchanged for 20 years. The interlocking twincircles (one red and the other yellow) with the wordmark MasterCard prominently disp...
12:45 pm GMT - Fri, July 15, 2016
Web Designer Depot Free download: Boho logos by Freepik
Looking for an attention grabbing, boho-style logo for your business? You wont go far wrong with this group of six hand-drawn logotypes designed by Freepik.com Each of the logos uses a script-style, o...
12:45 pm GMT - Thu, July 14, 2016
Web Designer Depot Designing the perfect notification UX
Notifications are all around us on the web and on mobile. Originally intended to help our user experience and usability in general, thats not always been the case in practice since notifications can q...
10:45 pm GMT - Wed, July 13, 2016
Web Designer Depot Is no design the new design?
Ah, I remember the days well… when everything was a shiny, drop-shadowed gradient, with at least 6 pieces of clip art, and a stock photo of 5 celebratory office workers.We loved pictures of keyb...
12:45 pm GMT - Wed, July 13, 2016
Web Designer Depot Atomic streamlines integration for Sketch users
Launched this week, Atomics new plugin for Sketch is a free addition that streamlines artwork transfer between the two for a much accelerated workflow. Atomic is one of the most popular examples of th...
12:45 pm GMT - Tue, July 12, 2016
Web Designer Depot The right way to increase your freelance rates without losing clients
You arent being paid… Scratch that. You arent being paid what youre worth. You bend over backwards for your clients. But they have no idea how hard you work. How much effort it takes to do what ...
12:45 pm GMT - Mon, July 11, 2016
Web Designer Depot The best new portfolio sites, July 2016
Hello, Readers! This month, we have the usual mix of minimalist sites, traditional-feeling sites, more than a few asymmetrical sites, and a couple of wildly experimental sites that look really cool, b...
09:47 am GMT - Sun, July 10, 2016
Web Designer Depot Popular design news of the week: July 4, 2016 July 10, 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 tr...
09:04 am GMT - Sat, July 9, 2016
Web Designer Depot Comics of the week #347
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 am GMT - Sat, July 9, 2016
Web Designer Depot Poll: Are we on the brink of a design revolution?
In the last couple of years weve noticed more and more websites following the same basic format. This is typically referred to as design convergence; two designers, approaching the same problem, might...
12:45 pm GMT - Fri, July 8, 2016
Web Designer Depot Web technologies that (thankfully) died
Hard as it is to believe, its been over 20 years since the World Wide Web has become a mainstream part of our collective culture. It has played a major part in changing how we communicate and how we w...
12:45 pm GMT - Thu, July 7, 2016
Web Designer Depot Deal: Grab 84% off stock images from Depositphoto
Everyone wants to capture that one perfect image for their site. Art direction does more than layout, or even content, to set the tone of your site. But unfortunately custom photography is budget-sapp...
12:45 pm GMT - Thu, July 7, 2016
Web Designer Depot Deal: Grab 84% off stock images from Depositphotos
Everyone wants to capture that one perfect image for their site. Art direction does more than layout, or even content, to set the tone of your site. But unfortunately custom photography is budget-sapp...
12:45 am GMT - Thu, July 7, 2016
Web Designer Depot Google Chrome moves into TV with new cast option
If youve ever wanted to play digital media content right from your browser on your TVwithout the need for an extra browser extension to make this happen, nows the time to get excited. For the first ti...
06:45 pm GMT - Wed, July 6, 2016
Web Designer Depot Face facts: Youre replaceable, and theres only 2 things you can do about it
Lets say that co-owners of a businesswho know nothing about creating a website (except that they need one) are in the market for a website. They need a site that gives potential customers all the info...
12:45 pm GMT - Wed, July 6, 2016
Web Designer Depot Infographic: Fontsmiths complete guide to typography terms
As a web designer, typography is paramount. Even on sites where images or video are the main focus, the way you treat text will make or break your sites usability and aesthetic. Even so, most of us ar...
12:45 pm GMT - Tue, July 5, 2016
Web Designer Depot The essential role of project management in UX
Where digital and UX are concerned, project managers deal with a number of aspects such as team resourcing, scheduling meetings, and financial planning (to name just a few tasks) on a daily basis. The...
12:45 pm GMT - Mon, July 4, 2016
Web Designer Depot The ultimate guide to blogging
As soon as we decided writing was a good thing, everyone wanted to be a writer. Even now, almost everyone feels like they have a book inside them. Even people who dont read books want to write one. An...
09:30 am GMT - Sun, July 3, 2016
Web Designer Depot Popular design news of the week: June 27, 2016 July 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 tr...
09:16 am GMT - Sat, July 2, 2016
Web Designer Depot Comics of the week #346
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 ...
05:45 pm GMT - Fri, July 1, 2016
Web Designer Depot Free download: Platforma iOS and web wireframe kits
When youre designing a digital product, whether a web application, or a mobile app, you need to bake in usability as early as possible. Thats where wireframing comes in. Wireframing allows you to envi...
11:45 am GMT - Fri, July 1, 2016
Web Designer Depot Affinity Designer for Windows available now
Attention web designers, Affinity fans, and basically everyone who wants to get away from Adobe: Its here! On Windows. The Affinity Designer for Windows beta is finally out, and it is beautiful. Also,...
12:45 pm GMT - Thu, June 30, 2016
Web Designer Depot Facebook redesigns its Like button
Those Facebook buttons that you just cant live without because youre always using them to engage with your friends and family, and the sites content, have gotten a noticeable makeover. The new design ...