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  • 27. April 2015 by colin

    http://www.mightydeals.com/deal/ingimage-copyspace…

    Nothing’s more frustrating than having a killer photo for your opener, but no room to work in a headline. With this Mighty Deal from IngImage, you’ll no lo…


  • 25. April 2015 by peter

    Introducing WebdesignerNews.com

    Nothing matters more in this industry than keeping your finger on the pulse. The challenge is separating the wheat from the chaff: with hundreds of blogs, countless so…


  • 23. April 2015 by peter

    3 responsive design disasters (and how to avoid th…

    Responsive design methods are very helpful to developers because they allow us to serve content to the widest range of devices without having to maintain separate vers…


  • 22. April 2015 by colin

    1-Year of WPMU Dev Membership: 350+ WordPress Plug…

    One of the best parts about running or building a WordPress site is its insane flexibility. Through the use of simple-to-install plugins and themes, a basic WP site ca…


  • 22. April 2015 by peter

    Does responsive web design make you more money?

    Getting your website mobile-ready is attracting a lot of attention of late. Just yesterday Google rolled out a hefty algorithm change that will put an increased emphas…


  • 21. April 2015 by Tony

    Free Download: Vintage Insignias & Labels

    If you are in search of the some Vintage Insignias & Labels you have come to the right place! Today we have another great treat for you, the guys from Freepik were…


  • 21. April 2015 by peter

    The best free WordPress plugins for mobile website…

    Making a website that works well for all screens large and small is, if not easy, certainly within the realm of possibility for those of us with the know-how. The prob…


  • 21. April 2015 by colin

    Photoshop Custom Tools: Build your own custom Phot…

    Speed up your design workflow with the powerfully resourceful Photoshop Custom Tools plugin. With this amazing plugin, you can build your own custom PS panels in Photo…


  • 20. April 2015 by Tony

    How To Become A Super Freelancer

    Has your freelance design career hit a snag? Are you running on empty when it comes to creative productivity? Maybe you just started your freelance journey and could u…


  • 20. April 2015 by peter

    How to transition from web design to your own star…

    As a web designer, you have an enviable skill set for starting a business online. Web designers are exposed to a wide range of product, marketing, brand and interactio…


  • 20. April 2015 by colin

    Video Course: Learn Version Control with Git

    Working as a team between programmers is critical for websites, particularly the larger a company is. But even if you’re just a 1-man show, using version control…


  • 19. April 2015 by peter

    How to use HTML & CSS style tiles to kickstart…

    Style Tiles are more than worth looking into if you’re not already using them.Show them to clients, keep them to yourself, use the pre-made options, or roll your own…


  • 17. April 2015 by peter

    What’s new for designers, April 2015

    In this month’s edition of what’s new for designers and developers, we’ve included lots of new apps for design teams, new design tools, lots of web apps, learnin…


  • 15. April 2015 by Tony

    Enter The Chance To Win The Apple Watch

    Win Apple’s most personal device yet, The Apple Watch for FREE??? Hard to believe, but that’s right, DesignrFix Deals is giving away one of these incredibly preci…


  • 14. April 2015 by Tony

    11 Top Web Development Tools That Every Designer S…

    Are you looking for some online tools and applications to quickly improve and simplify your next project ??? Here are 11 Fantastic Web Apps that will serve as your nex…


  • 10. April 2015 by peter

    How to be a unicorn (and why you should)

    Once upon a time, there was a mystical creature known as the Unicorn. This beautiful developer/designer/interface specialist/content creator/etc. was much beloved by e…


  • 10. April 2015 by peter

    How to perfect your UX with persona scenarios

    User scenarios are the stories that your personasp0o act out. Basically, user scenarios are thought exercises (though represented visually) in which you predict how ce…


  • 9. April 2015 by Tony

    Learn How To Be A One-Man-Show Designer With Pre-M…

    People are tired of working with large teams. It’s very unproductive to stay in touch with one person for the on-boarding process, another one for project management…


  • 7. April 2015 by Designrfix

    Free Download: CrazyFuse Design Asset Package

    Bring life to your projects with this convenient package of modern, eye-catching design assets. The included templates are perfect for creating beautiful social media …


  • 7. April 2015 by peter

    The ultimate guide to getting started in web desig…

    For the designers among us: have you ever told someone “I design websites”, and experienced that cold dread when they reply with, “Cool! Can you teach me how to …


  • 4. April 2015 by peter

    Should designers learn to code?

    It’s 2015. Web design has come a long way. We have ridiculously specialized roles now (like “User Experience Analyst”); it’s no longer one designer plowing thr…


  • 31. März 2015 by peter

    Could you really be a UX designer?

    So you think you are a user experience designer?Are you sure? You might have it in your job title, but are you somebody who designs experiences for users? Or do you de…


  • 27. März 2015 by peter

    4 simple ways to design killer call to action butt…

    Call to action buttons that are easy to see and understand will make a huge difference to your client’s conversion rates. When designing these buttons, it’s impera…


  • 24. März 2015 by peter

    50+ incredible freebies for web designers, March 2…

    The Web is packed with some of the most amazing, inspiring, and downright cool projects that you’ll ever see. And thanks to the fantastic web design community, many …


  • 21. März 2015 by peter

    Infographic: Sketch vs Photoshop

    Sketch 3 and Photoshop CC, two of the most popular applications for web design in 2015. Photoshop is the reliable old champ, but Sketch is the bright young challenger.…


  • 19. März 2015 by Claudia Radau

    10 Easy Steps to Test the Usability of Your Websit…

    Since we love being online, and like seeing well designed, user-friendly websites, we want to do our part in making the internet a better place. That is why today we w…


  • 18. März 2015 by peter

    Personas: Finding imaginary friends for web design…

    Personas are all about applying imagination to research. Imagine the kinds of people who will visit your site, and then detail their personalities, so you can predict …


  • 17. März 2015 by peter

    65 best free fonts, Spring 2015

    So far, 2015 has been a bumper year for fonts, with dozens of new designs going live.Today, we’ve compiled a list of the best free fonts that have been released, or …


  • 16. März 2015 by peter

    Giveaway: Win 1 of 3 copies of the Oyster Responsi…

    Oyster is a stunning photo gallery theme, designed for WordPress 4.1+, and this is your chance to win 1 of 3 copies. Featuring two separate skins, dark and light, the …


  • 11. März 2015 by Claudia Radau

    Illustrator and Photoshop Tutorials Roundup – Fe…

    Since Adobe’s Photoshop and Illustrator are like two peas in a pod, our monthly tutorial roundups include tutorials for both programs, and now it is time we do our l…


  • 10. März 2015 by Designrfix

    Introducing Designrfix Deals: Save On Top Designer…

    Here we Go Again! We at DesignrFix have always looked to bring you Content, Content, and more Content … And now we’ve outdone ourselves with the introduction of ou…


  • 10. März 2015 by Claudia Radau

    5 Tips Designers can Learn from Video Games

    Designers should learn a thing or two from Video Games. Ah, there are so many things. Want to share the journey with us?


  • 6. März 2015 by peter

    How eye scanning impacts visual hierarchy in UX de…

    Web design (as a visual art) follows many of the same rules as more traditional art forms. In this article we’ll briefly outline the importance of visual organizatio…


  • 6. März 2015 by Claudia Radau

    7 Crucial Web Design Trends in 2015

    You need to keep up with the world. But how can you do this? Well, don’t worry, I’m here to help you out! I selected 7 crucial web design trends to look out for in…


  • 4. März 2015 by Claudia Radau

    KickStarter: Special SHORTCUT-S Keyboard for Adobe…

    SHORTCUT-S has the world’s first special dedicated editing Keyboards for Adobe Suite, CorelDRAW, Microsoft Office and Facebook, and with Universal Shortcuts.


  • 3. März 2015 by peter

    Upfront is a game changer for WordPress

    Whoever you are, however you use it, if you’re building websites with WordPress then you need to take a look at Upfront.Upfront is a new approach to WordPress, three…


  • 2. März 2015 by peter

    6 essential website photography trends for 2015

    When it comes to design, photography is a fundamental tool that every design puts to work at some point. What I want to dissect here is not the trends in actual photog…


  • 23. Februar 2015 by Claudia Radau

    10 Best Podcast Channels for Web Developers

    We have compiled a list of 10 best podcast channels for web developers, so you don’t need to scour the internet for them.


  • 22. Februar 2015 by peter

    How to be web content agnostic (and why you should…

    You cannot design without content. It’s a mantra repeated by designers worldwide, it’s a plea in countless emails to clients, it’s a cornerstone of responsible d…


  • 18. Februar 2015 by peter

    How to test the usability of prototypes like a pro

    Usability isn’t something you just can cook up in any one phase of design, but must be developed and refined throughout the entire process. It almost goes without sa…


  • 17. Februar 2015 by peter

    3 cool CSS3 image hover effects

    On the modern web there are numerous techniques that can be used to create interesting interactions, but the simplest and most elegant is usually CSS, and specifically…


  • 16. Februar 2015 by peter

    What’s new for designers, February 2015

    In this month’s edition of What’s new for designers and developers, we’ve included lots of new apps for design teams, portfolio resources, new design tools, Java…


  • 15. Februar 2015 by peter

    50 incredible freebies for web designers, February…

    Amazing designers and developers release new projects every day, that make us excited, inspired, and often more than a little impressed.oday we’re continuing our mon…


  • 12. Februar 2015 by peter

    The ultimate guide to creating a successful online…

    Creating a successful online business can be a challenge even for an experienced entrepreneur. The number of potential pitfalls multiply as technology becomes increasi…


  • 11. Februar 2015 by peter

    270+ free professional résumé templates to super…

    You’ve got 6 seconds to grab someone’s attention with your résumé; just 6 seconds. 6000 miliseconds to convince the person that is glancing at a summary of your …


  • 11. Februar 2015 by Claudia Radau

    Illustrator and Photoshop Tutorials Roundup – Ja…

    Today, I will be taking a look at some cool tutorials from January 2015


  • 10. Februar 2015 by peter

    Affinity releases a free (for now) Photoshop kille…

    Photoshop’s been the king of image editing for a long time now: 25 years, to be exact. That’s because it’s virtually ubiquitous in photo-editing circles, with it…


  • 9. Februar 2015 by peter

    The ultimate guide to information architecture

    Information architecture is equal parts art and science. Whether you hire a dedicated IA professional, or just sort of let IA happen on your projects, if you’re desi…


  • 6. Februar 2015 by Claudia Radau

    15 Most Creative “About Us” Pages

    I have put together a list of some of my favorite “About Us” pages from the interweb.


  • 6. Februar 2015 by peter

    How to be found by clients

    The number one question I always am asked is, “How do I get prospective clients to look at my portfolio?” It comes from newbies and… er… oldies, and practicing…


  • 4. Februar 2015 by peter

    7 simple rules for mobile typography

    You’ve probably heard that good typography is invisible, but it’s more accurate to say that good typography makes the act of reading effortless.Mobile devices have…


  • 3. Februar 2015 by peter

    Google Now takes a bite out of your privacy

    Google has always been the recipient of criticism that it wants to know more about its users than is acceptable or in good taste. Now, expect that criticism to get a b…


  • 2. Februar 2015 by peter

    10 free WordPress plugins for February 2015

    Ah, February. Isn’t it about time we all just admitted that WordPress is our collective one true love? Well, I mean except for the people in committed relationships …


  • 30. Januar 2015 by peter

    How to perfect your websites with marginal gains

    A little over a decade ago, British competitive cycling was nowhere. With a couple of notable exceptions — Tom Simpson in the ‘60s and Chris Boardman in the ‘90s…


  • 29. Januar 2015 by peter

    How much should you charge for design?

    How many times have you asked yourself this question?A potential client wants your proposal for a design project. You’re sitting in front of your computer, scratchin…


  • 29. Januar 2015 by Claudia Radau

    Selfie Fables by Simona Bonafini

    Simona Bonafini is a talented illustrator from Milano, Italy. She has decided to show the unseen world of fables making selfies.


  • 28. Januar 2015 by Claudia Radau

    6 most Common Mistakes of Graphic Designers

    These are the 6 most common mistakes graphic designers make during their career.


  • 28. Januar 2015 by peter

    Theme.co releases awesome update for X theme

    When you’re looking for a WordPress theme, one of the most important features is that it shouldn’t look like a WordPress theme. With a startling array of customiza…


  • 27. Januar 2015 by peter

    How to boost your personal brand as a designer

    Perception is everything! Many famous creatives grew to fame because people knew about them, more than their work. Should you create a persona of yourself that’s big…


  • 27. Januar 2015 by Claudia Radau

    5 Futuristic Technologies You May See In Your Life…

    What do you think we will see in the near future? Or in the mid future? Let’s dream a little bit, about futuristic technologies.


  • 26. Januar 2015 by peter

    The ultimate guide to SVG

    Imagine you could embed an image in a web page, scale that page to any size, and never lose image quality. Well, you can. It’s totally possible, we just haven’t be…


  • 26. Januar 2015 by Claudia Radau

    5 Effective Old-School Sales Techniques

    Let’s see what 5 effective old-school sales techniques you can use, and how you can use them!


  • 22. Januar 2015 by peter

    21 collaboration tools to streamline your teamwork

    If you work with a team, then you may be struggling with the question of how to best collaborate. Sure, you can e-mail files around; but that quickly gets cumbersome, …


  • 22. Januar 2015 by Claudia Radau

    20 Minimalist Posters For Twenty Years of F.R.I.E.…

    To promote F.R.I.E.N.D.S’ 20th anniversary, TBS commissioned artist and graphic designer Allison Hoover to do a series of really cool posters.


  • 21. Januar 2015 by peter

    5 things Google Analytics won’t tell you (and wh…

    Whenever someone starts a new website, one of the very first things they’re sure to do is install Google Analytics. It doesn’t seem to matter what the content will…


  • 21. Januar 2015 by Claudia Radau

    Amazing Digital Painting by Gediminas Pranckeviciu…

    Gediminas Pranckevicius creates absolutely amazing digital paintings, depicting everything from funny cartoon characters, to surreal landscapes and scenes that yell …


  • 20. Januar 2015 by peter

    4 essential layout trends for 2015

    The web has changed a lot over the last decade, and at the same time it hasn’t changed at all. If we look back 10 years we will find that the web had a very common l…


  • 20. Januar 2015 by Claudia Radau

    World’s First Street Style Fashion Photographs

    Here are some of the world’s first street style fashion photographs, taken at Longchamps between 1910 and 1920.


  • 19. Januar 2015 by Claudia Radau

    10 Websites using Fullscreen Menus

    Having a website that really catches the eyes of users can prove to be a definite advantage. This “arm’s race” for well designed and developed websites have brou…


  • 19. Januar 2015 by peter

    Are design patterns destroying web design?

    Design patterns are common solutions to common problems. When you add a slider to a homepage you’re employing a design pattern. When someone asks: “Why reinvent th…


  • 16. Januar 2015 by peter

    Infographic: Pros & cons of infinite scrolling

    One of the hottest topics around is infinite scrolling. Infinite scrolling is the style of navigation that loads new content when you reach the bottom, like a Twitter …


  • 16. Januar 2015 by Claudia Radau

    Top 15 Examples of One Page Websites

    We are constantly on the look out for cool websites, so in today’s article we will be showcasing some of the best examples of one page websites we have seen, and hop…


  • 15. Januar 2015 by peter

    50+ fantastic freebies for web designers, January …

    We’re back with another huge collection of free resources to fill up your designer’s toolbox. This month’s collection includes icons, mockups, templates, plugins…


  • 14. Januar 2015 by peter

    How to profit from UX design

    Our users are the lifeblood of the products and services we make. We take their needs, desires, and actions into consideration for even the smallest of design decision…


  • 13. Januar 2015 by Claudia Radau

    Avoid These 10 Overused Design Elements

    We thought we might embark on a quick expedition, and see what people had to say about overused design elements in the past, and a little bit in the present. We will b…


  • 12. Januar 2015 by colin

    Lifetime Access to ALL WordPress Themes from Tesla…

    With this Mighty Deal from TeslaThemes, you’ll get a LIFETIME SUBSCRIPTION to TeslaThemes growing collection of more than 30 Premium WordPress themes, with 1-2 n…


  • 12. Januar 2015 by peter

    What’s new for designers, January 2015

    In this month’s edition of what’s new for designers and developers, we’ve included new apps for design teams, frameworks and boilerplates, new design resources, …


  • 12. Januar 2015 by Claudia Radau

    10 Famous Photographers Worth Following on Instagr…

    Translated literally from Greek, photograph means “drawing with light”. No matter how much of a cynic you are, you have to admit that that is one of the most beaut…


  • 10. Januar 2015 by peter

    10 web design trends you’ll actually see in 2015…

    This time last year I made 7 predictions for web design in 2014, with mixed results (I’m looking at you SVG). This year, I’ve sought out 10 web design trends that …


  • 8. Januar 2015 by colin

    19 Professional Vector Infographic Template Sets &…

    Infographics are in high demand, so you’ll certainly want to make sure your artistic toolbox is up to date. If you take advantage of this incredible Mighty Deal …