The History of the Ampersand and Showcase

Show Summary | Posted by WebdesignerDepot 1712 days ago | Category: Web Design

The ampersand is one of the most unique typographical characters out there.Typography designers can exercise a lot more artistic freedom in the design of the ampersand, ranging from very traditional representations to those that bear little resemblance to the original form.But many designers have little knowledge about the origin and meaning of the ampersand. The [...]

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50 Incredible Asian Vector Portraits

Show Summary | Posted by Boydster 1712 days ago | Category: Graphic Design

We’ve selected 50 exquisite vector portraits for your viewing pleasure. Why all Asian? Well, it just so happens that Asians, particularly the Japanese, create the best vector portraits in the world, possibly because of their great love of comics (anime), which tend to be made up of vector images.

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Hadopi: protecting intellectual property in France… but not for font designers!

Show Summary | Posted by Mirko 1712 days ago | Category: all

The institute that is supposed to protect intellectual property in France just released its logo... that uses a font they didn't pay for.

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How to Kill Your Business: 30 Day Payment Terms

Show Summary | Posted by johnonolan 1712 days ago | Category: Web Design

How you can bring your start-up or freelance career to an abrupt end by asking your clients to pay within 30 days.

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Concept Feedback Giveaway – 5 Premium Concepts

Show Summary | Posted by jonphillips 1712 days ago | Category: Web Design

Concept Feedback is one very useful and simple tool for designers and developers to get feedback on their designs and concepts. Whether you're working on a brand new web project or redesigning your own site, getting feedback before you launch can prove very, very useful. We've partnered with Concept Feedback to give away premium concepts to 5 readers of Spyre Studios.

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Interview with Chris Spooner of Line25 Web Design Blog

Show Summary | Posted by Ascendancy 1712 days ago | Category: Web Design

Line25 is a great web design blog, offering free tips, tutorials, and even icons and graphics for use in your websites! Any web design fans will have to check out this interview, and Chris offers some great inspiration for upcoming freelancers and designers interested in the trade!

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How To: Build & Launch a Design Centric Web App | Inspired Magazine

Show Summary | Posted by zorzini 1712 days ago | Category: Graphic Design

If you have an idea for a web app and you don’t believe that it will be successful or you don’t think you have the time to build it, think again. It’s possible!

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Non-Trashy Recycled and Trash Art

Show Summary | Posted by WebdesignerDepot 1712 days ago | Category: Web Design

Artists are usually ahead of the curve when it comes to being green.The artists featured here exclusively use recycled and/or trash to make pieces of contemporary art. These artists practice the art of “upcycling”, or literally turning everyday trash into creative treasures.While Andy Warhol may have made the idea popular with his famous Campbell’s soup [...]

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10 Best Tutorials To Learn CSS3

Show Summary | Posted by lamnguyen 1713 days ago | Category: Tutorials

10 Best tutorials, tips and tricks to learn CSS3.

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The Death of Originality in Design- Coming to Terms

Show Summary | Posted by Josh25 1713 days ago | Category: Web Design



This article asserts that originality is dead in design and provides a list of reasons why. It also examines how other factors are coming to "replace" originality as we know it.

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12 Unique 404 Error Page Designs

Show Summary | Posted by Bariski 1713 days ago | Category: Web Design

Fortunately I don't end up on 404 pages very often but when I do, it's nice to see something that had some thought put into it.

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Wet Logos: Showcase of Logo Designs Featuring Water

Show Summary | Posted by visualswirl 1713 days ago | Category: Identity & Branding

25 logos that feature characteristics of water. Gushing, rushing, pouring, dripping, raining, sloshing, refreshing. Inspiration from one of the most abundant resources on Earth.

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4 Quick and Easy Design Theory Tips | Creativeoverflow

Show Summary | Posted by An1ken 1713 days ago | Category: Graphic Design

Creativeoverflow is all about Design Inspiration and very useful tutorials. From Photoshop Tutorials to all sorts of advice we share our experiences in the design world.

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The Most Popular Posts of 2009

Show Summary | Posted by WebdesignerDepot 1713 days ago | Category: Web Design

As 2009 draws to an end, we’re taking a look back at some of the most popular posts that we published this year on WDD.This collection is made up of the 50 most popular posts, with the most popular being at the top.Please let us know which ones you liked best and we’d also like [...]

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Making the Transition pt.6 - Freelance Advice | This Is Aarons Life – Web Design, Graphic Design, and UX Articles.

Show Summary | Posted by aaroni268 1713 days ago | Category: Web Design

Making the Transition pt.6 - Freelance Advice showcase advice from freelance web designers an discusses receiving and giving good advice.

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