Archive | July, 2016

Comics of the week #350

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 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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Free download: Solaris Eclipse font family

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-future. Perfect for sci-fi, electronic music, or company branding, the typeface is clean, while being packed with character. The distinct descenders on the lowercase ‘g’ […]

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How to Create a Fluffy, Feathery Ugly Duckling Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be Creating This tutorial will show you how to create an Ugly Duckling inspired, fluffy, feathery text effect, using simple textures, modified brush tips, and adjustment layers. Let’s get started! This text effect was inspired by the many Layer Styles available on Envato Market. Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the […]

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Looking fast beats being fast

Looking fast beats being fast

You’d 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 site visitors engaged, and keep them coming back. Users don’t like slow sites because everyone’s used […]

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50 Vector Flat Style Icons Pack

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 the best in terms of freebies, we’re sure you’re gonna enjoy them. 50 vector flat style icons pack A […]

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How to select the perfect image format

How to select the perfect image format

JPEGs, PNGs, and GIFs — oh my! Most web developers only learn which format to use through trial, error, and long experience. And almost nobody understands how these formats actually work. In this article, we’ll take a high-level look at each formats’ compression algorithms, in order to understand how their differing strategies make them more […]

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