Archive | November, 2016

How to use breadcrumbs (the right way)

How to use breadcrumbs (the right way)

Bread crumbs…they bring up associations with the fairy tale of Hansel and Gretel, where Hansel leaves bread crumbs to help him find his way home again. Although the association with bread crumbs is perhaps still stronger in the realm of Grimm stories, that’s gradually changing as breadcrumbs in navigation help web designers create a better […]

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Cute Animals Giving Presents

50 Awesome Festive Photoshop Christmas Add-Ons

With Christmas just a few weeks away, chances are good that most designers will need to use some sort of Christmas-based graphics for their work or play this season. It’s also likely that your time will be short due to multiple festive commitments. To help save some design time, consider these Photoshop add-ons hand-crafted to […]

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The ultimate guide to CMS, part 1

The ultimate guide to CMS, part 1

Gather ’round friends, and I’ll tell you a story that is pure fabrication on my part, and also probably how it happened: Once upon a time, around 1995 (as far as I can figure out from searching around the web), some poor guy who worked as the “webmaster” for some large company was putting nearly […]

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Essential design trends, December 2016

Essential design trends, December 2016

Do you ever find yourself noticing that a certain design element just keeps popping up? Even those tiny details that look somewhat insignificant can be indicators of design trends. That is particularly true with the elements in this month’s roundup. Each of these trends—white edges framing a web design, cinemagraphs and tiny loading animations—are seemingly […]

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Comics of the week #367

Comics of the week #367

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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Best Photoshop photo effects

50 Insane Comic-Book Style Photoshop Effects

Comic books and graphic novels combine two things every designer aspires to meld: real meaning and pure, unadulterated eye candy. Here we introduce 30 of the best ever tuts on using Photoshop to create stunning comic-book style art, along with 20 insane comic-book style effects. Although, if you’re looking for premium quality Photoshop Photo Effects, […]

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Deal: 52% off Professional, Product Screenshots App, Smartmockups

Deal: 52% off Professional, Product Screenshots App, Smartmockups

Need a product screenshot fast? Now you can whip one up faster than it takes Photoshop to warm-up, with the awesome Smartmockup App. Available for MacOS, Windows, and Linux, this simple tool enables you to preview your artwork in 300+ mockups and then export. So we’re delighted that our sister-site MightyDeals.com has arranged an amazing […]

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