Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around the web that can be of interest to web designers. 

The best way to keep track of all the great stories and news being posted is simply to check out the Webdesigner News site, however, in case you missed some here’s a quick and useful compilation of the most popular designer news that we curated from the past week.

Note that this is only a very small selection of the links that were posted, so don’t miss out and subscribe to our newsletter and follow the site daily for all the news.

Google Design’s Best of 2017


Material Design Components Challenge


Announcing UnDraw


What’s the Deal with Pantone’s Color of the Year?


The Basic Principles of Visual Design


18 Designers Predict UI/UX Trends for 2018


Free Christmas Icons


The 14 Most Important Interfaces of 2017


7 Unusual Fonts Created in 2017


Color Timesaver (UI Sketch): Choose Colors for your Layouts Fast


Site Design: 20 Most Important Inventions of all Time


AI Dominated 2017. Here’s What’s Coming Next


Salescamp – Grow Virally with a Super Simple Referral Widget


Google will Turn on Native Ad-blocking in Chrome on February 15


Ads of the Year 2017


We Can Teach Design Better


Brandie – Supercharge your Personal Brand


Profitable Tips for Landing Page Design


Affinity One Step Closer to Launching InDesign Killer


4 Design Principles my Landlord Doesn’t Understand, Apparently


9 Things Nobody Tells You About Going Freelance


I Tested 10+ Photoshop Alternatives to See How They Stack up


The Best and Worst Identities of 2017


Google Maps’s Moat


Design Principles: An Open Source Repository of Design Principles and Methods


Want more? No problem! Keep track of top design news from around the web with Webdesigner News.

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This article was originally posted on: Popular Design News of the Week: December 18, 2017 – December 24, 2017