Archive for March, 2014

New Templates from the Best Mockup Template Site Ever in the History of the Earth. (Promise)

New Templates from the Best Mockup Template Site Ever in the History of the Earth. (Promise)

| March 31, 2014 | Comments (0)

Hey look at you! You just finished the world’s best design. You’ve outdone yourself this time. If you were back in the days of old you’d send that bad boy via horse and buggy, ride it off into the sunset. But times have changed, my friend.  Now we need to step up our games. And […]

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Upgrading to Universal Analytics: How to Set Up Out-of-this-World Tracking

Upgrading to Universal Analytics: How to Set Up Out-of-this-World Tracking

| March 31, 2014 | Comments (0)

In the near future, Google Analytics will require you to use Universal Analytics (UA).  UA is a new way for you to send — and Google to process — your analytics data.  This post explains how it’s different from the current Classic collection method, why you’d want to make the switch, and the relatively simple […]

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Episode 22: Surviving As A Designer With OKPants

Episode 22: Surviving As A Designer With OKPants

| March 31, 2014 | Comments (0)

In this episode, Jeff, Bryan, and Bill sit down with Aaron Sechrist (aka OKPants) to talk about surviving as a designer in Cleveland, America. Listen to the Podcast Other Links The National Poster Retrospecticus WMC Fest 5 WMC April Benefit Show on April 19th, 2014 Cleveland Public Theatre Freelance Survival Kit Pants Pack on Arsenal […]

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11 free, must-have WordPress plugins, April 2014

11 free, must-have WordPress plugins, April 2014

| March 31, 2014 | Comments (0)

Welcome back, WDD readers! It’s time for this month’s round of WordPress plugin goodness. As usual, we’ve got quite a variety of plugins, with a variety of potential use cases. Take note, though: some of these plugins are very new, and some might need a few more iterations before they’re perfect; that said, they’re all […]

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Roundup of the Best Free Icon Fonts for Web Design

Roundup of the Best Free Icon Fonts for Web Design

| March 31, 2014 | Comments (0)

Icon fonts are extremely useful resources for web designers. There’s so many benefits to using a icon webfont over traditional image sprites, such as the ability to have the icon infinitely scale and retain perfect quality; easily change the colour of the icon artwork using CSS; and have a whole library of glyphs available within […]

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Our favorite tweets of the week: March 24, 2014 – March 30, 2014

Our favorite tweets of the week: March 24, 2014 – March 30, 2014

| March 30, 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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Milton Glaser Critiques Craft Beer Packaging Design for the New York Times

Milton Glaser Critiques Craft Beer Packaging Design for the New York Times

| March 29, 2014 | Comments (0)

What does legendary graphic designer— Milton Glaser has to say about some craft beer packaging design? Craft beer has gone a long way from it’s simple roots of being brewed inside basements and garages to a booming industry and not to mention a full blown art form. There are even websites dedicated to the amazing […]

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Comics of the week #228

Comics of the week #228

| March 29, 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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A Kickstarter Project to Produce the Ultimate Anatomy Reference Book for Artists

A Kickstarter Project to Produce the Ultimate Anatomy Reference Book for Artists

| March 29, 2014 | Comments (0)

The human form is probably one of the most difficult subjects to draw. Many artists, including myself, have encountered difficulties in drawing the right human pose we need for a creative project. To be able to solve this, we ended up browsing books and the Internet for the right position or make an actual person […]

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Why Working from the Beach Could Double Your Income

Why Working from the Beach Could Double Your Income

| March 28, 2014 | Comments (0)

So recently I took a couple of months out from design to go travelling around South East Asia. Get me. I’d love to peg it as an adventure where I was searching for the lost city of whatever to find the hidden treasure of something something, but this was really just a straight up holiday. […]

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