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  • 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 …


  • 8. Januar 2015 by Claudia Radau

    24 Hours offer: Get $32,518 worth of Premium Items…

    24 HOURS FLASH DEAL: In this bundle you will find thousands of premium design resources valued at more than $32,000 which were created by professional designers in the…


  • 7. Januar 2015 by peter

    How to build a reputation in the design community,…

    Time for a harsh truth: You can be the best designer in the world producing stunning user interfaces, but it doesn’t matter; you can be the most accomplished coder w…


  • 7. Januar 2015 by colin

    Retina Icons: 1350+ Vector Icons For iOS 8 & i…

    If you’re in search of a large icon collection that covers a variety of themes, well, your search is over. This high-quality Retina Icons Bundle includes more th…


  • 6. Januar 2015 by Lecolazet

    Motino Design McDonald’s

    Here’s a jingle that I created for a call for tender of the 2014 year-end General Meeting of McDonald’s.


  • 6. Januar 2015 by peter

    The best free WordPress plugins for January 2015

    Ah, January. The new year is a great time to evaluate your life, and your choices. This year, why don’t you ask yourself if you’re using the right plugins for your…


  • 5. Januar 2015 by peter

    CSS you can get excited about in 2015

    CSS is a constantly evolving language, and as the new year begins it’s a great time to take a look at some of the emerging features that we can start to experiment w…


  • 5. Januar 2015 by colin

    Vectorlicious Bundle: $1,500 Worth of Premium Qual…

    Get your design paws on the ultimate graphics bundle with this incredible Mighty Deal! Full of 300 premium vector files, you’ll beef up your artist’s toolb…


  • 5. Januar 2015 by Claudia Radau

    Ed Harrington And Ikea: Instructions for Creating …

    One of IKEA’s most iconic, let’s say, emblems is the instruction manual you get when buying anything from an office chair to a collapsible box. Illustrator, cartoo…


  • 3. Januar 2015 by peter

    How to get credit for your creativity

    Ever poured your heart and soul into a project only for everyone to overlook your contribution? Has it happened more than once? Every day? You’re not alone…


  • 2. Januar 2015 by colin

    eBook: Jason SurfrApp’s Creativity For Sale …

    Stuck in an old grind? Not sure how to get your own business up and running? Then you need to get your hands on Jason SurfrApp’s book Creativity For Sale. Learn …


  • 18. Dezember 2014 by peter

    3 tricks for adding texture to your text with CSS …

    CSS has introduced properties like background-clip and mask-image which you can use to create similar effects to those you’re creating in Photoshop. On top of that, …


  • 17. Dezember 2014 by peter

    Getting started with Foundation for apps

    So, there’s a new version of Foundation…Not long ago, we told you all about how to get started with Foundation 5. Now there’s a new version out; not “Foundatio…


  • 16. Dezember 2014 by Claudia Radau

    10+ Essential Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Web…

    We have undergone yet another one of our expeditions into the virtually vast and somewhat untamed wilderness that is the internet, to see what other business professio…


  • 15. Dezember 2014 by peter

    What’s new for designers, December 2014

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


  • 15. Dezember 2014 by Claudia Radau

    Easy Ways to Decline Working for Free

    In the graphic design business, if you’re good at it, you will surely be asked to donate your services, or to work for free. Nobody likes to work for free, that’s …


  • 13. Dezember 2014 by peter

    Giveaway: Win 1 Of 5 Copies Of The Awesome Nimva W…

    Nimva is a responsive, retina-ready WordPress theme, and thanks to this great contest you can win one of the five copies that we have to giveaway.Thanks to RockyThemes…


  • 11. Dezember 2014 by peter

    Accelerate your front-end website development with…

    I like static sites. To be more accurate, I like building them. There’s something pure about sitting there in front of your screen; it’s just you and your text edi…


  • 11. Dezember 2014 by Claudia Radau

    Photoshop Tutorials: Top 6 YouTube Channels to Wat…

    Of course, time is precious, and you can’t just keep searching endlessly for material to learn from. Here is where we come in to save the day. We managed to round up…


  • 9. Dezember 2014 by peter

    50 fantastic freebies for web designers, December …

    We’re back with yet another gargantuan collection of free resources to fill up your toolbox and keep you rolling out awesome work well into the new year.We’ve got …


  • 9. Dezember 2014 by Claudia Radau

    15 Fresh Web Development Tools

    Online presence no longer represents just an advantage. It is mandatory for any business’ success, so as to get the information they want before deciding for what pr…


  • 8. Dezember 2014 by peter

    16 places to get your photo books this holiday sea…

    Perusing your digital photos are great, but sometimes you just want something a little more tangible, something you can hold in your hands. Of course you can turn to g…


  • 8. Dezember 2014 by peter

    What’s new and exciting in WordPress 4.1

    The upcoming WordPress 4.1 release is going to pass the release candidate mark, so we now have an opportunity to look closer at the forthcoming features. Those feature…


  • 4. Dezember 2014 by peter

    Addictive online game gives you a whole new perspe…

    Ever wondered what the world looks like from above? The team at Quartz have, and they found themselves surprised. So surprised in fact that they’ve created an addict…


  • 4. Dezember 2014 by Claudia Radau

    Dirty Car Art by Scott Wade

    Scott Wade loves to get dirty and make art. Literally, he does art in dirt. Well, on dirty cars, but you get the point of it. Music and art has always been a part of S…


  • 3. Dezember 2014 by peter

    Is The Grid a better web designer than you?

    Unless you’ve developed the enviable skill of ignoring adverts on Twitter, you can’t have failed to notice The Grid, a new service promising “AI websites that de…


  • 3. Dezember 2014 by Claudia Radau

    Deal of the Week: Easy Peasy Photoshop Actions –…

    I have to say that this is one of my favorite deals from Inky Deals. These guys are launching some kick-ass products! I’m sure that by now you already noticed that t…


  • 2. Dezember 2014 by peter

    The best free WordPress plugins for December 2014

    If this is the season of giving, then we’re in luck. The WordPress community has been giving us free plugins aplenty. Why wait for the end of December when you can h…


  • 2. Dezember 2014 by Claudia Radau

    11 Most Creative Loading bar Designs

    Progress bars are a part of our life whether we like it or not. So why not make something out of it? Well you aren’t the only one that asked this question – design…


  • 27. November 2014 by peter

    Exclusive: Fontspiration is a free app for typophi…

    If you love typefaces as much as we do, then you’ll love this brand new typography app that has just been released; Fontspiration is a cool app for iOS boasting two …


  • 26. November 2014 by colin

    Modern Motivational Posters – only $22!

    Motivation is the key to just about everything in life. While old motivational posters with cute kittens hanging from trees used to help get the job done, these days t…


  • 25. November 2014 by peter

    25+ resources for succeeding with HTML5 canvas

    In case you’ve been living under a rock for the past couple years, the canvas element in the HTML5 specification is fairly simple to understand. Basically, it’s a …


  • 25. November 2014 by Claudia Radau

    Deal of the Day: The Colossal Bundle – $32,518 w…

    Like I promised, I came back with deal of the day from our sister website, Inky Deals. Inky’s Colossal Bundle is back and it’s even bigger than ever! Since Black F…


  • 25. November 2014 by Claudia Radau

    Colorful Illustrations by Carlos Lerma

    Carlos Lerma is an incredibly talented illustrator and designer. He has over ten years of experience in the field and he is trying to amaze us, one day at a time. Base…


  • 25. November 2014 by colin

    80 Hi-Res Logo Mockups from Zippy Pixels – o…

    As a graphic designer, you likely spend a fair amount of time designing and presenting logo designs to your clients. With a logo being so important for brand identity,…


  • 24. November 2014 by peter

    The ultimate guide to getting started with Foundat…

    Foundation is one of the two big-name HTML/CSS/JS frameworks for front-end developers. That didn’t happen by accident. Today, we’re here to tell you all about why …


  • 24. November 2014 by Claudia Radau

    Designious’ Killer Black Friday: Get Any Product…

    Looking for some incredible prices on premium vector graphics? Designious.com is having an incredible Black Friday Discount with 50% off any product available on their…


  • 24. November 2014 by Claudia Radau

    A Special Black Friday Gift for You from Inky Deal…

    With this message, the team behind InkyDeals would like to take the opportunity and declare the Black Friday Week officially open! And since everything’s online, you…


  • 24. November 2014 by Claudia Radau

    9 unusual and creative sculptures and statues

    Sculpting is an art that has defined us from the dawn of humanity. We slowly started polishing stone, marble, ceramic and wood creating beautiful, staggering pieces of…


  • 21. November 2014 by Claudia Radau

    Freebie of the Week: XmasZilla – The Super Premi…

    A couple of days ago, our sister website Inky Deals launched XmasZilla – The Super Premium Winter Elements Set containing pretty much all the resources you could pos…


  • 21. November 2014 by Claudia Radau

    Top 8 error pages that keeps visitors on your site

    Well, this time, we decided to compile a list of 8 error pages that will surely keep visitors on your site. Don’t believe us? Take a look down below.


  • 20. November 2014 by Claudia Radau

    Design Inspiration: 8 Best Web Design Galleries

    Inspiration hits you when you don’t expect it. That is why we, creative professionals, have to constantly be in a medium that inspires us. Everyone gets their inspir…


  • 20. November 2014 by peter

    8 proven techniques that build trust in your websi…

    The internet can be a worrisome place. Whether you are just browsing the web, or you go online to make purchases, people are leery about everything they do on the web.…


  • 19. November 2014 by Claudia Radau

    Freelance Web Developer vs. Web Development Firm

    Both parties have pros and cons, it gets to the point that both have obvious flaws, and tremendous advantages over the other. What are you willing to sacrifice to go f…


  • 19. November 2014 by peter

    The ultimate guide to design meetings

    The basic idea of a meeting is simple: it’s when two or more people get together to discuss one or multiple topics. It can be in a formal or informal setting. It can…


  • 18. November 2014 by colin

    Optimize Your Mac with CleanMyMac 2 – Two li…

    If your Mac’s running a bit sluggish lately, chances are there are a ton of unused and unnecessary files slowing things down. What you need is a quick and easy w…


  • 18. November 2014 by Claudia Radau

    4 JavaScript Experts Pick Their Favorites

    JavaScript does not really need a whole lot of introduction. In today’s article, we will be showing you a few websites that experts Jack Franklin, Ray Bango, Ady Osm…


  • 17. November 2014 by peter

    Webdesigner Depot gets a redesign

    A few days ago, on November 11th, we celebrated our 6th birthday here on WDD by revealing our latest redesign.If you visit often, you should easily notice most of the …


  • 17. November 2014 by Claudia Radau

    10 Simple Steps for a Successful Newsletter

    Newsletters are an excellent way of reaching out to people who are already familiar with your services. They provide you with a way to create a connection with custome…


  • 13. November 2014 by peter

    6 simple rules for designing mobile websites

    It is projected by ComScore the by the end of 2014, around 1.75 billion people worldwide will use smartphones regularly. That means that those who’ll be the first to…


  • 13. November 2014 by colin

    260+ Artistic Photoshop Brushes from Layerform …

    If you’re looking to change things up in your designs, one option to consider is using a new Photoshop Brush. In the case of this Mighty deal from Layerform, how…


  • 12. November 2014 by peter

    What’s new for designers, November 2014

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


  • 11. November 2014 by colin

    2,000 Unique Icons (5 different icon sets) –…

    Need a few good icons? How about 2,000 of them? That’s what you’ll get with this fantastic Icon Bundle composed of 5 professional, high-quality icon sets. …


  • 11. November 2014 by Naaz

    Free Vector – Download Mega Illustration Pack fo…

    Hello, guys! Today we have an awesome free vector pack, courtesy of our friends at DesignShock and especially for desigsmag visitors. They have created a huge bundle o…


  • 10. November 2014 by peter

    Manage your invoicing for free with Hiveage

    One of the biggest challenges freelancers face is getting the ‘business stuff’ right. Far too many freelance careers have tanked because a supremely talented desig…


  • 7. November 2014 by peter

    Adobe releases Brackets 1.0 for elegant front-end …

    If you’re a front-end coder,you may well have been stunned yesterday, by Adobe’s latest release:Brackets.Stunned that is, because you’ve probably been using it f…


  • 7. November 2014 by Claudia Radau

    Artist of the Week: Sculptural book art by Brian D…

    You can call Brian Dettmer a marvelous sculptor, a one of a kind artist, a genius of the highest level, but I think book worm fits him best. For the past decade or so,…