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12:45 pm GMT - Mon, January 30, 2017
Web Designer Depot Essential design trends, February 2017
An interesting visual presence above the scroll is the first impression a user gets of a website. Whether that user continues to click can depend on a number of things, including imagery, readability ...
09:50 am GMT - Sun, January 29, 2017
Web Designer Depot Popular design news of the week: January 23, 2017 January 29, 2017
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...
09:46 am GMT - Sat, January 28, 2017
Web Designer Depot Comics of the week #376
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, January 27, 2017
Web Designer Depot 9 rules effective coming soon pages follow
A lot of people have the misconception that they have to have a complete website in order to start building leads and actively promoting their business. The truth is, you can generate a lot of buzz ab...
02:45 pm GMT - Thu, January 26, 2017
Web Designer Depot 75 type driven sites
When we talk about the visual elements of a website, we are usually referring to images: photos, illustrations, icons, possibly the UI. What we tend to forget is that text is visual too. It is, after ...
12:45 pm GMT - Wed, January 25, 2017
Web Designer Depot Discover powerful analytics for free, with FullStory
As UX designers, the most valuable tool we have is knowledge of how users are interacting with our products. Its impossible to design a valuable, and successful site without a deep understanding of ho...
03:45 pm GMT - Tue, January 24, 2017
Web Designer Depot The simple formula for great UX design
Were in the midst of a digital renaissance. With the rise of startups and transformative tech companies like Apple and Google, the users experience has never been more important. That means that the h...
12:45 pm GMT - Mon, January 23, 2017
Web Designer Depot 8 reasons 80s flair will rule design in 2017
Trendscome and go in waves. The latest wave when it comes to web design is totally 1980s. From bright color to flat design and plenty of gnarly geometry, lotsof designs feature these looks. For many d...
09:14 am GMT - Sun, January 22, 2017
Web Designer Depot Popular design news of the week: January 16, 2017 January 22, 2017
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...
09:19 am GMT - Sat, January 21, 2017
Web Designer Depot Comics of the week #375
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 ...
03:45 pm GMT - Fri, January 20, 2017
Web Designer Depot Infographic: Whats a graphic designer?
Ever wondered how you measure up to the rest of the industry? How do you compare to the average age, location, and salary of other graphic designers? Did you know that our industry is dominated by you...
05:45 pm GMT - Thu, January 19, 2017
Web Designer Depot 50 creative card UI designs
When I was a kid I was desperate for a Polaroid camera: to be able to take a photo and see italmostright away was fantastic to me. With normal cameras, you had to wait until you finished the whole fil...
08:04 pm GMT - Wed, January 18, 2017
Web Designer Depot Build a beautiful home online with Squarespace
Anyone can be a designer: we all know how to match a jacket with a shirt, or pick out a color for a new car, or even just how to stack a burger. Making something look good, is something we all know ho...
12:45 pm GMT - Tue, January 17, 2017
Web Designer Depot 8 simple steps to better icon design
Icons are everywhere. From app icons on home screens to graphic representations thatlead users through a design, icon design is a big deal. Theres a fine art to good icon design. Not only does the ele...
12:45 pm GMT - Mon, January 16, 2017
Web Designer Depot The best new portfolio sites, January 2017
Hello WDD readers! Start the year right by ignoring your resolutions, and focusing on this latest installment of awesome portfolios. This month, we have a fairly eclectic collection to look at, with n...
09:53 am GMT - Sun, January 15, 2017
Web Designer Depot Popular design news of the week: January 9, 2017 January 15, 2017
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...
09:07 am GMT - Sat, January 14, 2017
Web Designer Depot Comics of the week #374
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, January 13, 2017
Web Designer Depot Deal: 42 professional fonts from Mellow Design Lab
Love the hand-lettering trend, but dont have the time to learn? Then youll love this awesome deal from our sister-site MightyDeals.com: For a limited time you can download 42 professional-grade script...
05:45 pm GMT - Thu, January 12, 2017
Web Designer Depot Cards vs. lists, how they impact UX
Two of the most common ways to organize website content these days is by using cards and lists. Each has its own pros and cons. Whereas lists have been around since the early days of the web, card-bas...
05:45 pm GMT - Wed, January 11, 2017
Web Designer Depot 26 steps to perfect product design
Over the last four years Ive been designing dashboards and applications, and Ive learned how to deal with different departments, and utilise their knowledge in order to make product design more effici...
04:45 pm GMT - Tue, January 10, 2017
Web Designer Depot 7 design predictions for 2017, that might actually happen
Every year, blogs like this one try to predict whats going to happen in our industry over the next 12 months.Design is a product of its environment and good design reflects the world that it exists in...
01:45 pm GMT - Mon, January 9, 2017
Web Designer Depot Whats new for designers, January 2017
New design tools are like new toys. You are probably always looking for elements to make your life easier. Here we have them. From new releases to updated documentation to open source code from Kickst...
09:09 am GMT - Sun, January 8, 2017
Web Designer Depot Popular design news of the week: January 2, 2017 January 8, 2017
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...
09:32 am GMT - Sat, January 7, 2017
Web Designer Depot Comics of the week #373
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, January 6, 2017
Web Designer Depot Poll: When will you start using CSS Grid Layout?
January is the time most of us cease reflecting on the year gone by, and start looking to the months ahead. It seems everyone has different ideas on what to expect in 2017 (youll read ours next week) ...
01:45 pm GMT - Thu, January 5, 2017
Web Designer Depot 3 web design errors that just wont die
Web design has come a long, long way since the 1990s, when things like GeoCities and AOL dominated the Internet. Design itself has evolved, along with a deeper understanding of principles like usabili...
01:45 pm GMT - Wed, January 4, 2017
Web Designer Depot Yes, You Need a Pattern Library Just Not Yet.
Designer guilt. I feel it all the time, Im sure you do too. I feel this guilt when I fail to do something that the design community has insisted that all designers must do. When I jump right into high...
02:45 pm GMT - Tue, January 3, 2017
Web Designer Depot Building design success from failure
The longer you work as a designer, the more opportunities youll have to look back and say, What was I thinking? Its a natural part of your evolution. Over time, both your skills and your portfolio wil...
12:45 pm GMT - Mon, January 2, 2017
Web Designer Depot Essential design trends, January 2017
New year, new design trends. One of the great things about web design is that it is constantly evolving. You can find trends or even just hints of things to come almost by chance as new ideas seem to ...
09:43 am GMT - Sun, January 1, 2017
Web Designer Depot Popular design news of the week: December 26, 2016 January 1, 2017
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...
09:12 am GMT - Sat, December 31, 2016
Web Designer Depot Comics of the week #372
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 ...