Category: Web Design

Talk: Inclusive Design, Designing for Deaf People Helps Everyone by Marie van Driessche at Awwwards Conference Amsterdam

[embedded content] Marie van Driessche is a Dutch designer from Amsterdam, currently working at ABN AMRO Bank as an inclusive and interaction designer. Here she gives inclusive design tips on improving the usability and readability

How to create the best colour palette for your product’s UI

Did you know that it only takes 90 seconds for a user to make a judgement about a digital product? Interestingly for us as designers, most of this judgement is based on color. Coming up

Talk: Machine Learning is a UX Problem, Joël Van Bodegraven & Pedro Marques from Adyen at Awwwards Conference Amsterdam

[embedded content] Joël Van Bodegraven and Pedro Marques from Adyen, dive into artificial intelligence, the impact that machine learning has on UX, and the changing role of web design and development with the advancement of technology,

How to improve the Time To First Byte (TTFB) of your WordPress site

The Time To First Byte (TTFB), or server response time, of your WordPress site can be an important indicator of performance. It doesn’t represent the whole picture, but a very specific part in the process.

40 of the Best Free Typography Fonts Choosen by Designers

The past few articles covered four of the most important categories of fonts: modern fonts, classic fonts, retro fonts, and vintage fonts. For today’s article, we won’t focus on a single category, but we will

Vote Now for May’s Site of the Month and Win a Year’s Free Pro Plan in the Awwwards Directory!

It’s here, your monthly round up of the most innovative and beautiful web projects online anywhere in the world right now. Have a look at the highest scoring sites by the Awwwards Jury this May,

40 Of the best Free vintage Fonts picked by professional designers

In the past few articles on Web Design Ledger, we tried to bring into your attention some of the most important categories of fonts: , classic, and retro. Today we will continue with another important

Collaborating in the era of Design Collaboration

We are living in the Belle Epoque of design tools. Long gone are the days of very large PSD files, manually slicing assets in multiple resolutions, redlining, and endless documentation. Nowadays, many tools include features

Talk: How UX / UI Design is changing the way we communicate, TeYosh at Awwwards Conference Amsterdam

[embedded content] Learn how UX / UI Design is changing the way we communicate! Sofija Stankovi? & Teodora Stojkovi? Co-founders of Digital studio TeYosh discuss how user interface design and technology are changing our reality

30 Experimental WebGL Websites which will make you want to sit in a dark room and work more

WebGL is no longer a technology exclusive to big projects containing 3D scenes, storytelling-based narratives and complicated visual effects, it’s been with us for a few years and its use today has now been extended

40 Of the Best Free Retro Fonts Picked by Professional Designers

The variety of fonts available online at the moment includes Retro Fonts. From vintage to modern, from fancy to minimalist, we try to include all styles in our blog posts here at Web Design Ledger.

40 Of the Best Classic Fonts Picked by Professional Designers

The professional designers that have chosen these next classic fonts have different opinions on what makes a font stay up to date, even decades after it was created. While some might not look classic to

15 of the best tools & resources for web designers in 2019

Digital design technology waits on no one. It’s forever changing, and web designers are forever having to seek ways to keep up with it. If there are any “evergreen” tools and resources that keep pace

30 Examples of Illustration Styles in Web Design

Illustration can turn an average website into something really unique, it’s a powerful and creative medium which can identify and communicate the brand message and transmit ideas universally, through the use of just one image.

40 Best Modern Fonts Picked by Professional Designers

Finding a modern font is not always an easy job. Simply googling “modern fonts” doesn’t mean you will be given a font that meets your expectations. Why? Because fonts, like fashion, go through a rotating

Tech Job Interviews 101: 15 Web Designer Interview Questions Explained

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Talk: The Faker You Are, the More Successful You Can Be! Pablo Stanley, Design Lead at InvisionApp.

[embedded content] Pablo Stanley, Design Lead at InvisionApp gave a highly entertaining and critical talk to the backdrop of his own playful animations. His refreshing presentation resonated with the room as he shared the dos

50 of the Fiercest Fashion Websites

The fashion industry is always looking for the latest trends to soak up, reinterpret, and then relaunch in its own way to the rest of the world. This behaviour is also common in web design.

How do you evaluate the quality of a project in graphics?

How do you understand when a graphics project is effective? When it’s nice or ugly? Should it be “cute”? Should it be “fashionable”? In short: how do you assess the quality of a project? In

20 Unique and Creative Web Portfolios

A portfolio is much more than a simple showcase of work, its personality is just as important as the projects displayed on it, especially for young freelancers and agencies. In this selection we’ve uncovered distinctive