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  • How a Custom WordPress Plugin Can Help You Manage a Website

    Whether you’re a WordPress user or build websites for a living, it’s likely you’ve relied on a few plugins along the way. These additional pieces of software enable the content management system (CMS) to perform new and exciting functions. Everything from contact forms, shopping carts to SEO are just a few clicks away. Even better […]

    March 29, 2021

  • Popular Design News of the Week: March 22, 2021 – March 28, 2021

    Everyday design fans submit incredible industry stories to our sister-site, Webdesigner News. Our colleagues sift through it, selecting the very best stories from the design, UX, tech, and development worlds and posting them live on the site. The best way to keep up with the most important stories for web professionals is to subscribe to […]

    March 29, 2021

  • Chocolatier Unwraps A Fuller Picture Of France—And How It ‘Only Keeps The Best’

    Image via TBWAParis A French chocolate brand has decided to show the fuller picture of France through its advertisements. Le Chocolat des Français has teamed up with TBWAParis to design a striking packaging for chocolate bars while showing how the brand’s candy bars “only keep the best of France.” France is often synonymous with charming […]

    March 27, 2021

  • This Company Will Pay You $2,400 to Avoid All Screens for 24 Hours

    [Click here to view the video in this article] Image via Shutterstock Think you can go 24 hours without social media? A company is willing to pay someone US$2,400 for a full day of screen-detoxing. Reviews.org, a company that tests home services and products, is holding a ‘24-Hour Digital Detox Challenge’, paying its chosen challengers […]

    March 27, 2021

  • Snoop Dogg Sparks Photoshop Battle After Putting On Buzz Lightyear Costume

    Image via stedalle / Shutterstock.com Snoop Dogg has blessed the internet with a hilarious photo of himself dressed as a beloved Pixar character. In celebration of his granddaughter Cordoba’s birthday, the rapper shared a photo of himself as Buzz Lightyear from Toy Story last Wednesday. The rapper donned a huge inflatable themed suit and white […]

    March 27, 2021

  • Stella McCartney Unveils Its First Garments Made From Mushroom Leather

    Image via Stella McCartney Designer Stella McCartney has unveiled a stylish black top and pants made of mycelium leather. The material, called Mylo mycelium leather, is made from the root system of fungi and resembles animal leather, with a fraction of the environmental cost. Stella McCartney’s version is manufactured by startup Bolt Threads. The company […]

    March 27, 2021

  • Behind The Design: The Eye Chart And How It Is Used To Test Vision

    Behind The Design is a segment by DesignTAXI where we wind back to the pioneering products and icons that steered the design world forward and transformed consumer perceptions forever. Image via Shutterstock The chart used by eye care professionals to measure visual acuity, called the Snellen Eye Chart, was developed by Dutch ophthalmologist Hermann Snellen […]

    March 27, 2021

  • ‘Star Wars’ Watch Dominated By Death Star Costs A Galactic $150,000

    Image via Kross Studio If you fancy this intricate Death Star-themed timepiece, be prepared to have US$150,000 blasted from your savings. Because that’s exactly how much the Studio Kross watch, an official collaborative piece with Lucasfilm, costs. The tourbillion watch, one of just 10, is housed in a 45mm titanium case and an anti-reflective sapphire […]

    March 27, 2021

  • Diesel’s Models Flash Their Widest Smiles In New Ad, And It’s Deeply Unsettling

    [Click here to view the video in this article] Image via Diesel Diesel’s latest campaign is so unsettling. The Fake Smiles advertisement for the latest Diesel x Diesel collection features going about with everyday activities, such as ironing, unloading the dishwasher and lawnmowing. However, their mouths are crafted into creepy, super-sized smiles. Diesel described the […]

    March 27, 2021

  • Emily Rosser

    March 27, 2021

  • Weekly News for Designers № 585

    100 underline/overlay animations | The ultimate CSS collection – Use this collection to find the perfect CSS animation for your project. Why Thinking Ahead Is Crucial in Web Design – Learn how to design websites with the future in mind. Charts.css – Check out this modern CSS framework that styles HTML elements as charts. Conditional […]

    March 27, 2021

  • Quiz: How Much Do You Know About SEO?

    For many, SEO is more of an art than a science, a mysterious process in which a tiny tweak to a site’s code can propel it to page one of Google or send it plummeting to the depths of page 50. Myths abound, but the answers are readily available if you know where to look. […]

    March 27, 2021

  • Bluehost Review: Is It the Best Choice for You?

    Here at Vandelay Design, we recommend two hosting companies: Bluehost and WP Engine. Each one offers something different and we recommend them in different scenarios. Bluehost – We recommend Bluehost’s low-cost shared hosting plans for bloggers, website owners, small businesses, and non-profits that are either just getting started or have a site that gets fewer […]

    March 26, 2021

  • A Guide to Passive Income for Designers

    There are a number of different ways to earn a living as a designer or developer. Of course, you could work as an employee for a design studio, you could work as an in-house designer for a company, you could freelance, or you could start your own studio or agency. While those are the most […]

    March 26, 2021

  • Did You Know: Toblerone’s Shape Has A ‘Sexier’ Muse Unrelated To The Swiss Alps

    [Click here to view the video in this article] Did You Know? is a design trivia segment brought to you by DesignTAXI in which we explore some of the most surprising tidbits of well-loved designs or brands. Image via RossHelen / Shutterstock.com It is widely believed that Toblerone’s chocolate peak packaging is shaped after the […]

    March 26, 2021

  • Korean Researchers Develop Biodegradable Mask To Tackle Global Waste Problem

    Image via Shutterstock A South Korean research team has designed a mask that is 100-percent biodegradable, breathable, and reusable. The Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology has created a new concept of biodegradable mask filter with N95 performance using polybutylene succinate (PBS), an aliphatic polyester. According to the institute, the filter can fully decompose in […]

    March 26, 2021

  • Your Coffee Preferences Can Say A Lot About Your Personality, Research Reveals

    Image via Shutterstock Your coffee preferences may reveal more about your personality than you think, according to new research. A study conducted by One Poll and commissioned by Califia Farms was carried out on 2,000 American coffee drinkers, comparing the lifestyles of hot coffee drinkers and cold coffee lovers. Results showed that those who sip […]

    March 26, 2021

  • Florence’s Palazzo Strozzi Gets ‘Cut’ By 3D Illusion To Expose Its Insides

    Image via Palazzo Strozzi While museums around the world have gone digital in response to COVID-19 closures, French street artist and photographer JR has headed straight to the source. His latest work, La Ferita (The Wound), adorns and eats into the primary façade of Florence’s Palazzo Strozzi as a commentary of culture’s accessibility during this […]

    March 26, 2021

  • BTS ‘Scooby Doo’ Footage Without The CGI Might Haunt You In Your Sleep

    Image via Warner Bros For those who enjoyed the live-action Scooby-Doo film, this detail might take you aback for a bit. The portrayal of Scooby-Doo didn’t come from a real dog, but a CGIed animal that was added in post-production. During filming, though, he was played by a seemingly nightmarish, green-clad figure. A behind-the-scenes footage […]

    March 26, 2021

  • Nike Purpose

    March 26, 2021

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