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Dan Hollick 🇿🇦 on Twitter: "WCAG 3 will use a new color contrast method called APCA (Advanced Perceptual Contrast Algorithm). It's a big improvement over the current system but there are a lot of changes to get your head around. 🧵 https://t.co/yLbujn3hG4" / Twitter
Dan Hollick 🇿🇦 on Twitter: "WCAG 3 will use a new color contrast method called APCA (Advanced Perceptual Contrast Algorithm). It's a big improvement over the current system but there are a lot of changes to get your head around. 🧵 https://t.co/yLbujn3hG4" / Twitter
WCAG 3 will use a new color contrast method called APCA (Advanced Perceptual Contrast Algorithm).It's a big improvement over the current system but there are a lot of changes to get your head around.🧵 pic.twitter.com/yLbujn3hG4— Dan Hollick 🇿🇦 (@DanHollick) December 9, 2021
·twitter.com·
Dan Hollick 🇿🇦 on Twitter: "WCAG 3 will use a new color contrast method called APCA (Advanced Perceptual Contrast Algorithm). It's a big improvement over the current system but there are a lot of changes to get your head around. 🧵 https://t.co/yLbujn3hG4" / Twitter
Smarter Design Systems Tools
Smarter Design Systems Tools
What has me really excited about building websites is largely around design systems and the design tools we use to build them. Though, design systems are certainly not limited to websites.
·css-tricks.com·
Smarter Design Systems Tools
Modular Scale
Modular Scale
Calculate, visualize, and learn about modular scales.
·modularscale.com·
Modular Scale
Sociotype is a design-led type foundry from the minds of renowned London creative studio Socio — The Brand Identity
Sociotype is a design-led type foundry from the minds of renowned London creative studio Socio — The Brand Identity
Using the experience gained from crafting bespoke typefaces for clients for over a decade, London-based creative studio Socio have launched design-led foundry Sociotype; beginning with two distinct typefaces – Gestura and Rework. These typefaces, as well as future releases, will be presented in their own issue of the Journal – a content-rich printed publication much more comparable to a magazine than the traditional type specimen. To learn more about it all, we caught up with Creative Director of Socio and Sociotype Nigel Bates, Type Designer Joe Leadbeater and Design Director and Editor of the Journal, Nic Carter.
·the-brandidentity.com·
Sociotype is a design-led type foundry from the minds of renowned London creative studio Socio — The Brand Identity
UI & UX Micro-Tips: Volume Eleven
UI & UX Micro-Tips: Volume Eleven
In this follow-up article, I've provided you with another set of easy-to-implement UI & UX micro-tips.
·marcandrew.me·
UI & UX Micro-Tips: Volume Eleven
8 of the Best Book Covers of 2021
8 of the Best Book Covers of 2021
“Just one.” So went the particularly cruel prompt that we issued a medley of designers from the publishing industry as 2021 drew to a close. Following a year jam-packed with powerful covers and jackets, we asked a roster of 10—Nicole Caputo, Rodrigo Corral, David Drummond, Janay Nachel Frazier, J
·eyeondesign.aiga.org·
8 of the Best Book Covers of 2021
2022 Design Trends
2022 Design Trends
What to expect and how to prepare for the new things.
·blog.prototypr.io·
2022 Design Trends
Design Systems are for user interfaces
Design Systems are for user interfaces
We often talk about design systems as singular entities. "The design system saves time and increases quality." "Oh, the design system provides that." "Update to the latest version of the design system." The reality is that a design system is a multi-faceted layer cake, and also operates as part of o
·bradfrost.com·
Design Systems are for user interfaces
Fonts.lol - A Color Font Type Foundry
Fonts.lol - A Color Font Type Foundry
Typing with full-color illustrated letters is now a reality! OpenType-SVG is an exciting new technology, and is already supported by several browsers and design apps like Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator cc2018.
·fonts.lol·
Fonts.lol - A Color Font Type Foundry
Design Documentary — Design Canada
Design Documentary — Design Canada
A documentary film that follows the transformation of a nation from a colonial outpost to a vibrant and multicultural society, through the lens of graphic design.
·designcanada.com·
Design Documentary — Design Canada
Font Playground -- Play with variable fonts!
Font Playground -- Play with variable fonts!
The most fun place to experiment with layouts using variable fonts, and export front-end code right from this little web app. Designed and developed by Wenting Zhang.
·play.typedetail.com·
Font Playground -- Play with variable fonts!
Best Practices For Mobile Form Design — Smashing Magazine
Best Practices For Mobile Form Design — Smashing Magazine
Users can be hesitant to fill out forms. That is why it is our goal as designers to make the process of filling out a form as easy as possible. In this article, I’ll share a number of practical techniques that are bound to help you design effective forms.
·smashingmagazine.com·
Best Practices For Mobile Form Design — Smashing Magazine
Design machines | Louder Than Ten
Design machines | Louder Than Ten
A dystopian view of an internet designed by machines, and the mushy, emotional weapons we can use to fight back. Read more on Coax.
·louderthanten.com·
Design machines | Louder Than Ten
Big in Japan: Web Design in the Land of the Rising Sun
Big in Japan: Web Design in the Land of the Rising Sun
Slice the sashimi, pour some sake and get comfy under the heated coffee table. I’d like to tell you about this wonderful country I call home. Quick Disclaimer I’ve been living in Japan for about...
·webdesign.tutsplus.com·
Big in Japan: Web Design in the Land of the Rising Sun
Keeping Things Organized
Keeping Things Organized
Scaling the Microsoft Teams Component Libraries (TCL) in Figma
·medium.com·
Keeping Things Organized
The case against heatmaps
The case against heatmaps
Website heatmaps are a low effort, low signal waste of time and best avoided in favour of actual research
·oliverpalmer.com·
The case against heatmaps