Archive | May, 2016

Grab 25% off GraphicStock’s annual subscription

Grab 25% off GraphicStock’s annual subscription

If you’ve ever done any kind of design work, especially on the web, you’ll know that a great source of stock images is an essential component in your toolbox. Very few clients can afford all-bespoke photography; nearly all companies need to use stock images at some point. So it’s essential that as a designer you […]

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Essential design trends, May 2016

Essential design trends, May 2016

Nothing catches your attention like a high-drama design. Big images, unusual use of common elements or whitespace and adventure-based gameplay are different ways to introduce users to a project. Each of these techniques has an over-the-top feel that makes a strong first impression and encourages user interaction. Here’s what’s trending in design this month: 1) […]

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Comics of the week #341

Comics of the week #341

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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Major redesign unveiled for Google Search

Major redesign unveiled for Google Search

Perhaps in a nod to the popularity of card-based design, Google has begun to roll out a new look to its mobile Search results. Dubbed “rich cards” in a post on Google’s blog, this new design is a direct successor to the company’s rich snippets feature. But that’s not all, Google is also experimenting with its […]

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5 clients that will destroy your design business

5 clients that will destroy your design business

Have you ever had a customer from hell? The kind of customer who abuses you, spending as little as they possibly can while trying to squeeze as much free work out of you as possible? You’re not alone. At some point, most creative professionals (e.g. designers, developers, copywriters, etc.) will run into the customer from […]

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