Archive | April, 2015

Let’s do it live! The impact of live data on UX

Let’s do it live! The impact of live data on UX

Few things in this world strike terror into the hearts of men (and women) quite like performing in front of a live audience. Thankfully, our computers and websites have no such qualms, and now they have the capacity to deliver live data like never before. Live data — or real-time data — certainly isn’t new […]

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8 reasons to embrace website accessibility

8 reasons to embrace website accessibility

In the past, fantastic web design was a simple business. All you had to do was ensure that the design looked good in Internet Explorer or Netscape, and your job was pretty much done. Some designers even took it upon themselves to mandate which browser the user should be operating. And for many designers, the […]

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Create a Detailed Flour Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be Creating Modifying the various brush settings in Photoshop can help achieve different effects and textures. This tutorial will show you how to play around with brush settings, as well as layer styles, to create a messy, flour-inspired text effect. Let’s get started! Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production […]

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1450 Free Vector Icons

50+ incredible freebies for web designers, April 2015

Amazing designers and developers release new projects every day, that make us excited, inspired, and often more than a little impressed. Today we’re continuing our monthly roundup of the best free resources for web designers, and there’s something for everybody, whether you’re a designer, a developer, or  a bit of both. We’ve got UI kits, icon […]

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Comics of the week #284

Comics of the week #284

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 cartoons are created by Jerry King, an award-winning cartoonist who’s one of the most published, prolific and versatile cartoonists in the world […]

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Introducing WebdesignerNews.com

Introducing WebdesignerNews.com

Nothing matters more in this industry than keeping your finger on the pulse. The challenge is separating the wheat from the chaff: with hundreds of blogs, countless social media accounts, and thousands of design sites, how do you keep on top of it all without spending hours hunting through RSS feeds? Well, we have the solution… After […]

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