Popular design news of the week: February 6, 2017 – February 12, 2017

Popular design news of the week: February 6, 2017 – February 12, 2017

| February 12, 2017 | Comments (0)

Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around the web that can be of interest to web designers.  The best way to keep track of all the great stories and news being posted is simply to check out the Webdesigner News site, however, […]

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Comics of the week #378

Comics of the week #378

| February 11, 2017 | 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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Browser watch, February 2017

Browser watch, February 2017

| February 10, 2017 | Comments (0)

Every month, there are exciting and relevant developments in browser news that web designers and developers will want to know about. What happens with your favorite browser or one that you haven’t become familiar with (yet!) can profoundly affect the quality and output of your client work. So without further ado, we present a new, […]

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Coding CSS for Context

Coding CSS for Context

| February 10, 2017 | Comments (0)

Dave Rupert recently tweeted asking a question that I see quite often: .some-context .thing { /* special rules and overrides */ } Does that go in thing.css or some-context.css? Then, Harry Roberts discussed this concept further in his article of CSS Code Smells Revisited. Harry uses a practical example of .thing being a .button. (Well, […]

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An Introduction to Thinking About Animation on the Web

An Introduction to Thinking About Animation on the Web

| February 10, 2017 | Comments (0)

Movement is everywhere around us, and sometimes we forget it as a form of communication. From body language to the way gravity works — movement can tell us a person’s emotions and what actions are about to occur.  This is no different on the web. Abrupt interactions and page loads are jarring and create a […]

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Web Development Reading List #169: TLS At Scale, Brotli Benefits, And Easy Onion Deployments

Web Development Reading List #169: TLS At Scale, Brotli Benefits, And Easy Onion Deployments

| February 10, 2017 | Comments (0)

    Everyone here can have a big impact on a project, on someone else. I get very excited about this when I read stories like the one about an intern at Google who did an experiment that saves tons of traffic, or when I get an email from one of my readers who now […]

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7 unique design decisions

7 unique design decisions

| February 9, 2017 | Comments (0)

I am always looking for inspiration, for great design that challenges convention. This post is all about unique layout solutions; that means I will be talking about eight different websites which present something typical, in a unique way. We’ll go over unique layout solutions from showing off products, to incorporating personal and human elements in a website. 1. Harvard […]

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How To Create A Realistic Clock In Sketch

How To Create A Realistic Clock In Sketch

| February 9, 2017 | Comments (0)

    Creating a clock in Sketch might not sound exciting at first, but we’ll discover how easy it is to recreate real-world objects in a very accurate way. You’ll learn how to apply multiple layers of borders and shadows, you’ll take a deeper look at gradients and you will see how objects can be […]

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20 Beautiful Free Mandala Vectors

20 Beautiful Free Mandala Vectors

| February 8, 2017 | Comments (0)

Here’s a magnificent collection of 20 beautiful, free mandala vectors. These high-quality items can be downloaded and used for free in both print or digital projects. You can choose between lots of unique mandala designs, with amazing details. These items have various color and shape variations and are easy to customize. You can use them to […]

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All’s Well(ness) That Ends Well

All’s Well(ness) That Ends Well

| February 8, 2017 | Comments (0)

Every Fall for the last four years we’ve rolled out a Wellness Incentive Program here at Viget.  In order to make this possible, we negotiate a wellness incentive fund into our contract with our healthcare provider so there’s a pot of money available to us if we choose to devise “proactive wellness activities” that encourage […]

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