Popular Design News of the Week: July 24, 2017 – July 30, 2017

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,… Read More

Comics of the Week #400

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… Read More

3 Secrets of Successful AR Design

Over the past several years, augmented reality (AR) technology has established a home in entertainment, marketing, education and many other industries. The use of AR apps in the enterprise will grow to $2.4 billion in 2019. On the flip side, augmented reality also brings a lot of challenges for designers. Today most experienced designers have… Read More

5 Ways to Make Your Website Stand Out

Everyone involved in building a website wants it to stand out from other websites. Clients want to stand out from the competition and leave a favorable impression on potential customers; designers strive for originality and to compete with other designers; back-end developers want a success story in their portfolios and an original or different-looking site… Read More

11 Pricing Table Designs That Really Sell

Every SaaS product and subscription website needs a great pricing table. It’s the easiest way to share information with potential buyers and explain the differences in your plans. But with so many websites running pricing tables they can get a little stale. These designs are some of the best I’ve found with fresh trends, color… Read More

RIP MS Paint, You Will Be Missed

It’s a day of mourning for us Windows users. Microsoft Paint will be no mor… ahem, I mean consigned to the Windows Store. Microsoft has officially listed its now-ancient painting app as a deprecated feature. It will be removed from the default Windows installation, replaced by the adequate (if not quite impressive) Paint 3D. It… Read More

The 3 Times UX Design Is Bad Design

Good UX design is terrible. At least it can be. As designers, we’re told that good UX boosts user engagement and satisfaction levels. Want your website or application to be successful? Make the UX your focus. Just one problem: We shouldn’t make UX our focus. There’s a time and place for everything. The vast majority… Read More

10 Things Every Designer Hates to Hear

It’s happened to every designer at some point: A client or co-worker makes an absolutely cringe-worthy comment about your work. Feedback is important. And often the problem with some of these elements no designer ever wants to hear is that they cause a roadblock in the communication process. So here we look at some real-world… Read More

Popular Design News of the Week: July 17, 2017 – July 23, 2017

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,… Read More

Comics of the Week #399

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… Read More