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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
Bridging The Gap Between Designers And Developers
Bridging The Gap Between Designers And Developers
UXPin has recently launched a new feature called “Merge”. This tool aims to break through the chasms of design and development, all while improving the agility and quality our teams expect. This new technology may cause some rethink on how the whole design team and engineering team collaborates.
·smashingmagazine.com·
Bridging The Gap Between Designers And Developers
MD Nichrome Typeface
MD Nichrome Typeface
MD Nichrome is a display typeface based on the typography of paperback science fiction from the 70s and early 80s. Rather than imitating any single typeface of this era, it aims instead to capture elements from several.
·nichrome.mass-driver.com·
MD Nichrome Typeface
Accessible Palette
Accessible Palette
Create color systems with consistent lightness and contrast.
·accessiblepalette.com·
Accessible Palette
Why Figma Wins - kwokchain
Why Figma Wins - kwokchain
Companies are a sequencing of loops. While it’s possible to stumble into an initial core loop that works, the companies that are successful in the long term are the ones that can repeatedly find the next loop. However, this evolution is poorly understood relative to its existential impact on a company’s trajectory. Figma is a … Continue reading Why Figma Wins →
·kwokchain.com·
Why Figma Wins - kwokchain
UI Copy – plugin for Adobe XD
UI Copy – plugin for Adobe XD
Mighty plugin to save you time and help you pick the right words as you design your layout. Just like having a copywriter beside you.
·uicopy.io·
UI Copy – plugin for Adobe XD