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  • Comics of the week #375

    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 …
    Source: Web Designer DepotPublished on 2017-01-21By Jerry King
  • Infographic: What’s a graphic designer?

    Ever wondered how you measure up to the rest of the industry? How do you compare to the average age, location, and salary of other graphic designers? Did you know that our industry is dominated by young women? Happily, now you can learn everything you ever needed to know …
    Source: Web Designer DepotPublished on 2017-01-20By WebdesignerDepot Staff
  • 50 creative card UI designs

    When I was a kid I was desperate for a Polaroid camera: to be able to take a photo and see it—almost—right away was fantastic to me. With ‘normal’ cameras, you had to wait until you finished the whole film, then you had to take it to get developed, …
    Source: Web Designer DepotPublished on 2017-01-19By Paddi MacDonnell
  • Early Bird Tickets to IA Summit

    The air is crisp. There’s a chill wind. Sky is clear. Information architects everywhere, stirring, stretching, blinking sleep from their eyes. It’s that time of year again: IA Summit 2017 approaches! And this year, the Summit will be focused on designing interactions with increasingly smarter technologies. As we approach the …
    Source: FeedpressPublished on 2017-01-19By UX Booth
  • Build a beautiful home online with Squarespace

    Anyone can be a designer: we all know how to match a jacket with a shirt, or pick out a color for a new car, or even just how to stack a burger. Making something look good, is something we all know how to do. What we sometimes lack, …
    Source: Web Designer DepotPublished on 2017-01-18By WebdesignerDepot Staff
  • Guerrilla Innovation
    In a culture like Google’s, having paid time to innovate is celebrated. But most of us don’t work at Google; most of us work at places that are less than thrilled when someone has a bright new idea that will be amazing. After all, who has time to try …
    Source: A List ApartPublished on 2017-01-17
  • How to Design a Large Scale Responsive Site

    Responsive design has evolved considerably since it was first defined by Ethan Marcotte in 2010. The discussion now isn’t whether you should develop a site that works across all devices, but instead, how you should go about it. In 2011, I wrote an article describing the process of designing one
    Source: FeedpressPublished on 2017-01-17By Elaine McVicar
  • When Native Apps are Unethical

    This episode of Metric is very much a companion to last week’s post on consciously infusing the ethics of the organization into design decisions. There is an opportunity for institutions that are positioned — either actively or by reputation — as intellectual and moral community cores (libraries) to …
    Source: LibUXPublished on 2017-01-17By Michael Schofield
  • 8 simple steps to better icon design

    Icons are everywhere. From app icons on home screens to graphic representations that lead users through a design, icon design is a big deal. There’s a fine art to good icon design. Not only does the element have to render recognizably at the smallest of sizes, good vector-based icons can …
    Source: Web Designer DepotPublished on 2017-01-17By Carrie Cousins
  • How to Avoid UX Burnout
    As I watched the app go live in across the various app stores I felt exhausted. The steps leading up to the launch had been intense, involving multiple stakeholders, scores of different user personas, and innumerable iteration cycles spread across a multitude of design teams. We shipped the project on
    Source: Boxes and ArrowsPublished on 2017-01-17By Benjamin Earl Evans

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