Designers have long suffered from a perception problem. Far too often, people assume that a designer’s job is simply to “make things pretty”, whereas the true role of any designer is to find creative solutions to people’s problems. Yes, those solutions may indeed include attractive visuals, but a designer is much more than a decorator […]
Just over 2 years ago, I left my full time job as a web designer to go freelance, and it’s been one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. It’s been a wonderful ride up to this point, as I’ve been able to work on many exciting client projects and start several of my own […]
Last week we ran a Designious giveaway where 10 WDL readers would get to pick a mega vector pack of their choice. Yesterday the winners were randomly selected, and today we are announcing those winners. So… Congratulations to the following ten people.
Eleven months ago we launched WDL Premium, and it’s been a huge success for our members, our premium partners, and us. If you’ve not heard about our premium membership, it’s a way for us to bring you high-quality design files and other goodies from top companies. It’s truly been a win – win – win […]
The end of 2009 marked WDL’s first full year in existence, and what a great year it was. We feel that we’ve put out a lot of valuable content that has been helpful to our readers who we greatly appreciate. So before we start publishing new content for 2010, we thought it would be interesting […]
Here at WDL, we greatly appreciate our sponsors. They help make it possible for us to do what we do, and we feel that all of our sponsors offer services and products that can be very useful to web designers, developers, and online creatives. In order to let you know more about what our sponsors […]
A couple of weeks ago we posted a giveaway of two Unlimited Packages from Wix worth $149 each. In order to be eligible, all you had to do was leave a comment on that post. Today we’re announcing the two winners that were randomly selected from all the commenters.
Wix has given us two Unlimited Packages to giveaway to our readers, which are worth $149 each. If you’re unfamiliar with Wix, it’s a site that makes it super easy to create your own Flash websites that are highly customizable and search engine friendly. Their easy to use drag and drop tools require no technical […]
We’re happy to announce the launch of Finest Tees, a gallery dedicated to showcasing the best t-shirt designs on the internet. We created this site to give t-shirt lovers a place to discover and discuss new shirts, and a place for t-shirt designers to get inspiration and promote their designs.
There were a lot of very good tweets promoting WDL Premium, which made the judging process very challenging. What we liked most about the tweets was that there was a good mixture of both funny and explanatory approaches taken. However, there ended up being six tweets that really stood out, and of course only one […]