Freebie: 5 Halloween-Themed Labels

Freebie: 5 Halloween-Themed Labels

| October 20, 2014 | Comments (0)

Halloween is nigh! Are you folks ready? We sure are! Anyway, last time we gave you lovely folks the 14 Flat Halloween Vector Set — perfect for children’s Halloween parties or making whimsical designs. This time though, we have decided to make something more scary serious. Below are 5 Halloween-themed labels that you can use […]

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Improving Your Information Architecture With Card Sorting: A Beginner’s Guide

Improving Your Information Architecture With Card Sorting: A Beginner’s Guide

| October 20, 2014 | Comments (0)

Information architecture (IA) is one of those buzzwords you’ve probably heard before. It refers to the organization of the information on your website and how it all fits together. When planning your IA, involve users of your website in the process as soon as you can. In this article, we’ll discuss card sorting, a tried […]

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How to use UI design patterns

How to use UI design patterns

| October 20, 2014 | Comments (0)

Design patterns are optimal solutions to common design problems. As common problems are tossed around a community and are resolved, common solutions often emerge. Eventually, the best of these rise above the din, self-identify, and become refined until they reach the status of a design pattern. I wouldn’t call a design patern a trend in […]

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15 Interesting Infographics Web Designers Will Enjoy

15 Interesting Infographics Web Designers Will Enjoy

| October 20, 2014 | Comments (0)

The bold visual design of Infographics makes it easy to digest facts and figures about a given subject. There’s some great infographics based on interesting topics related to web design, from articles explaining the benefits of responsive design to interesting statistics about the industry. Today I showcase 15 interesting Infographics that every web designer will […]

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365 Paintings for Ants by Lorraine Loots

365 Paintings for Ants by Lorraine Loots

| October 19, 2014 | Comments (0)

Since January 1, 2013, Cape Town-based artist Lorraine Loots got her hands full creating highly detailed paintings for her long running “small” project. 365 Paintings for Ants is a year-long project in which Loots is creating one miniature painting per day with different subjects. She started sharing her creations online. Along the way, her project evolved and […]

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Our favorite tweets of the week: October 13, 2014 – October 19, 2014

Our favorite tweets of the week: October 13, 2014 – October 19, 2014

| October 19, 2014 | Comments (0)

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 […]

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Comics of the week #257

Comics of the week #257

| October 18, 2014 | Comments (0)

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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Keep Away from this Halloween Lantern Vector Tutorial! Or Don’t…

Keep Away from this Halloween Lantern Vector Tutorial! Or Don’t…

| October 17, 2014 | Comments (0)

In the following Halloween lantern vector tutorial you will learn how to create a paper bag lantern vector illustration in Adobe Illustrator. For starters you will learn how to set up a simple grid and create the main shape using basic vector shapes. You will learn how to add shading and highlights using the Pathfinder panel […]

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5 Things We Learned About Creative Briefs From Briefly

5 Things We Learned About Creative Briefs From Briefly

| October 17, 2014 | Comments (0)

Every designer has had a problem dealing with a client’s requests. Some clients give too many details while others give too little to work with. Designers need guidelines to help them with their commissioned works. That’s why before a project starts, the client is asked to fill out a creative brief. “Briefly”, a short film on […]

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Freebie: Touristic Icons (100 Icons, PNG, SVG)

Freebie: Touristic Icons (100 Icons, PNG, SVG)

| October 17, 2014 | Comments (0)

Icons are a lot like real monuments — they can both be easily recognized. Today’s icon set consists of a set of vector icons that represent monuments across the globe, so they can be literally used anywhere. This colorful set was carefully designed by Freepik131 and is completely free to use for commercial as well […]

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