Web design news and beyond…

July 6, 2018

Apple and Samsung’s truce is the end of an era for design

The seven-year-long smartphone patent battle between Apple and Samsung is finally over. It ended without ceremony, with a confidential settlement likely […]
July 6, 2018

Design is like a drug

The search for some concoction or contraption to improve our performance at work is nothing new. Lawyers, bankers, and other […]
July 6, 2018

How IBM and Airbus designed a floating robot head for the ISS

In wee hours of Friday morning, SpaceX launched its latest rocket into space, destined for the International Space Station. The […]
July 6, 2018

What it’s like to be one of America’s top fireworks designers

Jim Souza has blown a lot of things up in his day. He’s the patriarch and chief show designer of […]
July 6, 2018

How the Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez campaign got its powerful design

In the midst of what has been an incredibly upsetting week of news for many Americans, New Yorkers had a reason […]
July 6, 2018

Why tech’s favorite color is making us all miserable

When I was 14, I saved up money from my first web design job to trick out a really nice […]
July 6, 2018

This wearable compares your game to Ronaldo’s

It’s World Cup season, which means soccer fans around the globe will be rooting for their team–and perhaps dreaming about […]
July 6, 2018

This lovely print identifies hundreds of flowers found in the U.S.

Pop Chart Lab has obsessively visualized everything from beers to grammar over the years. But its latest poster, American Blooms, is aimed at […]
July 6, 2018

How Facebook makes it way too easy to share your data, visualized

In a post-GDPR world, opting out of data collection is supposed to be easier and clearer for the average person. […]
July 6, 2018

From Muji to Ikea: Why the best retailers think like UX designers

Imagine walking into a store and finding a fitting room full of outfits curated just for you–items you reserved online, […]
July 10, 2018

How to Run a Successful Design Critique

The quality of critique sessions is a clear indicator of how well the creative process is being managed. When a […]
July 11, 2018

7 Ways to Increase Website Security, Without Sacrificing UX

Did you know that the longest word in the English dictionary is 189,891 letters long? It is (and you can […]
July 12, 2018

Writing for the Modern Minimalist Website

They say that an image is worth a thousand words, and web designers certainly seem to have taken it to […]
July 13, 2018

Help! I Can’t Stop Wasting Time…

There are so many distractions when you are a freelancer. From kids coming into your home office or time sucks […]
July 14, 2018

The Best Image Compression Tools for the Web

It’s no real secret that the size of web pages is increasing. We’re adding more and more assets, slowing down […]
July 14, 2018

Comics of the Week #237

Every week we feature a set of comics created exclusively for WDD. The content revolves around web design, blogging and […]
July 15, 2018

How to check the security of your Google Chrome extensions

The other day, a friend called me and said that his Google Chrome browser is acting weirdly and may need […]
July 15, 2018

Should Freelancers Join a Professional Network?

One of the biggest concerns that freelancers have is that they can be isolated from others in similar fields. So […]
July 15, 2018

Popular Design News of the Week: July 9, 2018 – July 15, 2018

Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around […]
July 16, 2018

Rolls-Royce unveils its concept for a hybrid flying taxi

The race to launch flying taxis hotted up over the weekend, as Rolls-Royce revealed its interest in designing one. Fun […]