The five best design links, every weekday

Tuesday12/06

1

imperavi.com

Designing Design SystemsSponsored

This book is about how to make effective and working design systems.

2

stackdiary.com

CSS Media Queries

A practical reference for using media queries.

3

the-brandidentity.com

Dropbox Identity

San Francisco-based design studio Play developed a streamlined series of logos for the renowned file hosting service’s sub-brands.

4

prabros.com

10 Interface Ideas for Chat Applications

Exploring new interface ideas for touchscreen chat apps.

5

nextra.site

Nextra: Next.js Static Site Generator

Make beautiful websites with Next.js & MDX.

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Monday12/05

1

get.uxpin.com

Build Interactive Prototypes on the Spot – Join a Free Live Demo!Sponsored

Discover the fastest way of interactive prototyping. Scale design while keeping UI consistency and quality. Save your spot now.

2

gretelny.com

New PayPal Identity

New PayPal branding, typography and sonic identity work by Gretel.

3

matthiasott.com

A Conversation With ChatGPT

Hi ChatGPT! Could you explain the typographic concept of kerning to me?

4

elliotjaystocks.com

The final Google Fonts Knowledge drop of 2022

The year’s almost at its end, but we’ve got one last Google Fonts Knowledge drop for you.

5

designsystemcanvas.com

Design System Canvas

A one page plan to help designers champion the value of design systems.

Friday12/02

1

inkandswitch.com

Inkbase: Programmable Ink

What would be possible if hand-drawn sketches were programmable like spreadsheets?

2

ralphammer.com

How to draw ideas

Four ways how to use drawing to get more ideas: Study, Explore, Develop, and Show. They will boost your creativity.

3

no-ht.ml

You Don't Need HTML!

Think about all the things they've told you that you 𝑛𝑒𝑒𝑑. HTML is NOT the answer!

4

css-tricks.com

Digging Deeper Into Container Style Queries

I wrote up some early thoughts on container style queries a little while back.

5

sekisuihouse.co.jp

Sekisui House Fact Book 2022

Beautiful and understated data visualizations and animations.

Thursday12/01

1

web.dev

The large, small, and dynamic viewport units

New CSS units that account for mobile viewports with dynamic toolbars.

2

utopia.fyi

Designing a Utopian layout grid

Working with fluid responsive values in a static design tool.

3

arun.is

The Spanish designer in Dieter Rams's shadow

We always hear about Dieter Rams, but there were many others involved in Braun’s iconic designs.

4

gencup.art

GenCup — Generative data posters from World Cup 2022

Generative art project that combines graphic design, football, and data. Using the statics of FIFA World Cup games to generate abstract compositions.

5

medium.com

Reimagining a Token Taxonomy

Notes from design token projects, from audits to implementation.

Wednesday11/30

1

helloanselm.com

Is "CSS Engineer" now a job position?

Are we at the point where we will have "CSS Engineer" or "CSS Developer" positions on the job market?

2

uxdesign.cc

Can trust be designed?

The power of visual symbols in building credibility — whether for good or bad.

3

rive.app

Rive: The new standard for interactive graphics

Use our familiar design and animation tools to create interactive motion graphics for your products, apps, sites, and games.

4

rockybergen.com

Vintage Computers Papercraft Models

Construct the computer from your childhood or build an entire computer museum at home with these paper models, free to download and share.

5

solomon.io

Experimenting with AI Artwork

My first attempt at generating AI artwork and a walkthrough as I try and refine an idea a bit more.

Tuesday11/29

1

generated.photos

Generated Humans

Get super realistic whole-body images.

2

matejlatin.com

How to evaluate the UX maturity of a company

Something wasn’t right. I had just received the work contract to review and the name of the role stated throughout was only “designer.”

3

more.graphics

more.graphics

Unique and free generator tools in one place.

4

amyhupe.co.uk

Building conscious design systems

How can we focus less on artifacts in design systems, and work consciously to build inclusive design systems that put people at their heart?

5

joshwcomeau.com

Color Formats in CSS

CSS gives us so many options when it comes to expressing color—we can use hex codes, rgb, hsl, and more. Which option should we choose?

Monday11/28

1

fastcompany.com

How Facebook designed the like button

In terms of sheer impact, the like button was one of the most successful pieces of code ever shipped.

2

futicons.com

Futicons - Icons for the future

Figma designed icons for niche segments like VR, AR, Interplanetary Travel, AI, Crypto, Blockchain, Cyborg, Future Transportation and Sustainability.

3

spotify.design

Performance Cards: Designing with Empathy and Meaning

Challenge the way you think and serve access constrained users with these cards.

4

uxdesign.cc

Down the wrong path: the disaster of the latest Duolingo UI update

The world’s largest language learning platform recently rolled out a major update to its 50M active users.

5

tympanus.net

Awesome Demos Roundup #22

The latest collection of the most creative and inspiring demos and code experiments from around the web.

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