Apple.com has undergone some adjustments to its design in the past week or so, changes that, if you weren’t paying close enough attention, you may not have even noticed.
Although many reports are referring to this as a “redesign”, I think it’s difficult to classify it as such. There certainly are some significant changes, but the changes are not exactly a complete overhaul as was the case for CNN.com in late 2009.
Every week we tweet a lot of interesting stuff highlighting great content that we find on the web that can be of interest to web designers.
The best way to keep track of our tweets is simply to follow us on Twitter, however, in case you missed some here’s a quick and useful compilation of the best tweets that we sent out this past week.
Note that this is only a very...
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 today.
So for a few moments, take a break from your...
Many online resources exist for designers to explore, tweak and download great color combinations.
Playing with complementary, analogous, monochromatic and other combinations opens us to exciting possibilities, and there’s no shortage of freebies.
But there’s a difference between a winning color scheme and a winning design that uses it.
Choosing colors is the first step. Adapting them to fit your design requirements is just as important.
If you don’t like the idea of working for somebody else and you’re quite attracted to idea of world domination then starting a web design business might be right up your alley.
Unfortunately though, contrary to popular speculation, it’s not an easy ride.
In fact it’s probably the number one most difficult path which you could choose to follow in this industry.
But, if it’s the right decision for you, then it’ll all be worth while regardless of whether you’re a student or working at a full-time...
Maybe you’re already one of the 85 million users on LinkedIn, or perhaps you’re just getting started.
Regardless of where you fall on the social networking spectrum, LinkedIn has a number of new applications and features to enrich your experience.
In this post, we’ll look at ways to beef up your profile as well as use new applications and sections to optimize your networking with clients, prospects and others in the design community.
We’ll also cover how to find design-related groups on LinkedIn, exploit the new features...
CSS3 is gaining momentum, despite the fact that the standard hasn’t even been finalized.
There are hundreds of tutorials out there to teach designers how to use it, but unfortunately a lot of them cover the same ground.
And some of the tutorials teach designers to do things that they might not think of as useful, though the techniques can usually be adapted to fit a project perfectly.
Below are more than fifty awesome CSS3 tutorials. Many...
Picture this… you worked dozens of hours on your coolest design yet and you’re so proud that you want to show it off and hang it on your office wall for everyone to see. A poster of your design sounds like a cool idea, doesn’t it?
Posters can indeed be great promotional tools or advertising for a web design company or a freelancer.
In fact, posters and billboards are probably one of the best ways to get your word out in the offline world.