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.

Best WordPress Design Trends for 2018


5 Typography Trends for 2018


Coke’s New Font is Design at its Worst


Company Tricks People into Swiping Instagram Ad with Fake Strand of Hair


Golden Ratio. Bring Balance in UI Design


Gradient Cards – A Simple and Beautiful List of Editable Gradients


The 7 Best Design Case Studies of 2017


Goodbye IPod, and Thanks for all the Tunes


I’m Harvesting Credit Card Numbers and Passwords from your Site. Here’s How.


Inboxer – A Clean, Open-source Desktop Client for Google Inbox


Spotify for Developers


So your Website is Slow? Let’s Fix That.


Building Our Sketch Library


Low Poly Art – A Free Collection


Beginner’s COurse: JavaScript for the Web


Designers, Here is Why You Want to Limit You Tools


Simple Mockups – Minimalistic Devices Mockup Pack for Sketch & Photoshop


Workplace Hygiene in Sketch


How to Fix Facebook – Before it Fixes Us


5 UX Books that’ll Change How You Think About Design


How to Use Variable Fonts on the Web


Inspiration Feed: The New Designspiration


Challenge: To Create an Illustration Style


The 8 Greatest Ideas of CES 2018


A UX Career is a Business Career


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: January 8, 2018 – January 14, 2018