Archive | November, 2015

How to design UX for millennials

How to design UX for millennials

Ah, millennials. They’re coming of age and are estimated to have annual purchasing power of more than $200 billion by 2017. That’s very significant, especially when you factor in e-commerce purchases right from the Web. So it’s no surprise that some in the design community are also turning their attention to specifically figuring out how to […]

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Dodge and burn on the new layer for dramatic effects

Photoshop for Kids: I’m Stuck!

What You’ll Be Creating According to my daughters, one of the best things about being a set of triplets is that their older brother is easily outnumbered! He may be bigger and stronger, but eventually he is always overwhelmed by their sheer number. So in this latest entry for the Photoshop for Kids series, I […]

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Comics of the week #315

Comics of the week #315

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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Star Trek Starfleet Academy Cover by George Caltsoudas for IDW Publishing

So You Want to Be a Comic Artist?

Whether it’s a web comic, comic book, or graphic novel, the artists of the comic world have a variety of roles within a comic’s creation, and all of them are pretty fantastic. Jem and the Holograms art by Sophie Campbell. I interviewed several comic creators and artists whose roles vary from self-produced comic artist to […]

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How we redesigned Youthletic.com

How we redesigned Youthletic.com

A consistent trait among digital products that have withstood the test of time is adaptation. Adapting to new technologies. Adapting to new devices. And adapting to users (essentially user experience research and analysis). Youthletic began as a repository of youth organization data, targeting both parents and organizations. For parents, the site was intended to be […]

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Free download: Christmas Time Display font

Free download: Christmas Time Display font

With holiday season upon us, and Christmas Day just four weeks away, now’s the time to get your cards, decorations, and promotions finalized. To help you deliver designs that Santa’s elves would be proud of, we’ve arranged this free font for Webdesigner Depot readers. Designed by Lukasz Kulakowski, this festive font is an original typeface […]

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Building effective web design teams

Building effective web design teams

When you are just starting out in a web development business, it can be really tempting to try to handle most (if not all) of the work entirely by yourself. It’s not hard to understand the logic: the more of the work you complete personally, the more of the profits you get to keep, right? […]

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