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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, […]
January 12, 2019

10 Ways to Avoid Designer Burnout in 2019

It’s going to happen at some point this year; you will face designer burnout. One of the reasons that burnout […]
January 12, 2019

GitHub Now Offering Unlimited Private Repos to Free Users

GitHub has made its first really big change since Microsoft acquired it a while back, and it’s a good one […]
January 13, 2019

Popular Design News of the Week: December 31, 2018 – January 6, 2019

Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around […]
January 13, 2019

Popular Design News of the Week: January 7, 2019 – January 13, 2019

Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around […]
January 14, 2019

3 Essential Design Trends, January 2019

New year, new design trends! While everyone is talking about big-picture trends such as designing for voice and virtual reality, […]
January 14, 2019

20 Best New Portfolios, January 2019

Welcome back, WDD Readers. It’s January 2019, and we’re all coming back to work bleary-eyed and bushy-tailed. Why don’t you […]
January 15, 2019

Respectful UX: 5 Ways to Make Users Feel Valued

Every human being needs, rather desperately, to feel accepted. They don’t necessarily need to feel accepted by everyone, but they […]
January 15, 2019

Grow Your Design Business with Lead Magnets

All of the work you do to grow your web design business requires an investment of time and energy. And […]
January 16, 2019

BBC News website spoofed by Bitcoin scammers

Scammers have found a new way to use seemingly legitimate BBC News websites to mine Bitcoin. The scam, identified by […]
January 16, 2019

5 of the worst security missteps by major tech companies in 2018

2018 marked the year that governments, businesses, and other organizations around the world started implementing GDPR — not just in […]