Archive | January, 2017

Essential design trends, February 2017

Essential design trends, February 2017

An interesting visual presence above the scroll is the first impression a user gets of a website. Whether that user continues to click can depend on a number of things, including imagery, readability and overall interest in the content. This month we are looking at three trends that make a distinct first impression—dark color overlays […]

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Cafe Caribe Art by Sergio Edwards

International Artist Feature: Chile

For this article in the international artist series, we turn to Chile, featuring six artists who create fantastic work, from illustrations to graphic design and more! I asked each artist how their country and culture inspired their work, and they delivered fantastic answers. Enjoy! Sergio Edwards Sergio is an art director and freelance illustrator based […]

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Comics of the week #376

Comics of the week #376

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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75+ type driven sites

75+ type driven sites

When we talk about the visual elements of a website, we are usually referring to images: photos, illustrations, icons, possibly the UI. What we tend to forget is that text is visual too. It is, after all, the visual representation of the spoken word. And text, just like images, can be beautiful or ugly, intriguing […]

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Discover powerful analytics for free, with FullStory

Discover powerful analytics for free, with FullStory

As UX designers, the most valuable tool we have is knowledge of how users are interacting with our products. It’s impossible to design a valuable, and successful site without a deep understanding of how users experience it in the real world. One tool for developing a comprehensive understanding of how your users experience your site, […]

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The simple formula for great UX design

The simple formula for great UX design

We’re in the midst of a digital renaissance. With the rise of startups and transformative tech companies like Apple and Google, the user’s experience has never been more important. That means that the humble designer is suddenly essential to the experiences of billions of people. And we designers have risen to the challenge. As a […]

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