The five best design links, every weekday

Monday11/30

1

uxpin.com

Your design process simplifiedSponsored

UXPin is the design process tool that helps you keep your whole UX/UI project in one place. Try it now for free.

2

billie.withyoutube.com

Infinite Bad Guy

Thousands of Billie fan covers, playing together.

3

delu.medium.com

I Spent 11 Years Working on This Line Rider Track

I remember when I first discovered Line Rider, that Flash game from 2006 with the simple premise of drawing a track for a sledder to ride on.

4

brailleinstitute.org

Atkinson Hyperlegible Font

A free font that focuses on letterform distinction to increase character recognition, ultimately improving readability.

5

bram.us

Native Aspect Ratio Boxes in CSS thanks to aspect-ratio

In “CSS Box Sizing Module Level 4” a new aspect-ratio CSS property is defined. Let’s take a look at how to use it.

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Friday11/27

1

multiavatar.com

Multiavatar - Avatar Maker, Profile Picture Generator

12 billion unique multicultural avatars. Generate your own free avatar, get your Multiavatar merch.

2

smashingmagazine.com

Playfulness In Code: Supercharge Your Learning By Having Fun

In the product-focused world of development, it can be easy to forget the joy of making for the sake of making.

3

lea.verou.me

The case for Weak Dependencies in JS

One issue with ESM (and other module systems) is that you can't have optional dependencies.

4

blog.archive.org

Flash Animations Live Forever at the Internet Archive

The Internet Archive is now emulating Flash animations, games and toys in our software collection.

5

uxdesign.cc

Some design principles are universal

When I started in UX design, I often wondered how seemingly even decent designers knew the reasoning and techniques behind good design.

Thursday11/26

1

nytimes.com

Designed to Deceive: Do These People Look Real to You?

The people in this story may look familiar, like ones you’ve seen on Facebook or Twitter or Tinder. But they don’t exist.

2

theturnsignalblog.com

Mercedes vs Lucid, Different Views on Luxury UI Design

Even though the Lucid Air and new Mercedes S-Class are direct competitors, their views on luxury UI are completely different

3

hiddedevries.nl

Why it's good for users that HTML, CSS and JS are separate languages

This week, somebody proposed to replace HTML, CSS and JavaScript with just one language, arguing “they heavily overlap each other”.

4

css-tricks.com

Considerations for Making a CSS Framework

Lessons learned from building a framework (Halfmoon) using CSS variables, and the future of customizability and user personalization on the web.

5

tympanus.net

Inspirational Websites Roundup #20

Our favorite website designs that we’ve collected over the past couple of weeks for your inspiration.

Wednesday11/25

1

wattenberger.com

Use the d3 force

Usually, we position elements on our web pages in static, explicit places. But what if we want to make them feel more alive?

2

blog.google

Preserving endangered languages with Noto fonts

Noto fonts support many minority languages, improving literacy and accessibility around the world.

3

devfonts.gafi.dev

Dev Fonts

List of the best coding fonts with live preview & themes.

4

ishadeed.com

Thinking Like a Front-end Developer

How to think as a front-end developer and account for edge cases you might have missed.

5

sylormiller.com

The Core Web Vitals hype train

Are Core Web Vitals the panacea that everyone thinks it is? I’m not so sure.

Tuesday11/24

1

monotype.com

Announcing the 2020 Type Champions!

Monotype is thrilled to introduce the recipients of the second annual Type Champions Award.

2

designcareer.co

Design job titles: Explained

A data-driven analysis of four design job titles: Product Designer, UX Designer, UI Designer and Visual Designer.

3

sarasoueidan.com

“Yes or No?” — One Checkbox vs Two Radio Buttons.

Which one should you use when you can use both?

4

figma.com

Behind the feature: the making of the new Auto Layout

When we first launched Auto Layout, we really focused on making it approachable and usable.

5

joshwcomeau.com

Boop!

Sometime a simple state change on mouse-enter doesn't quite work. Instead, what if the icons only popped over to their hover state for a brief moment?

Monday11/23

1

web-design-articles.medium.com

8 Awesome Black Friday 2020 Deals for Designers (up to 94% off!)Sponsored

Discover some of this year’s best Black Friday deals

2

uxdesign.cc

Glassmorphism in user interfaces

Last year I unintentionally started the craze around Neumorphism, but as I predicted then, it didn’t really take over the design scene.

3

marcandrew.me

The UI & UX Tips Collection: Volume One

34 easy to put into practice UI & UX Tips that can help improve both your designs (UI), and user experience (UX).

4

pudding.cool

Who’s in the Crossword?

A look at representation and inclusivity in crossword puzzles.

5

adrianroselli.com

Under-Engineered Responsive Tables

I have written a bunch about responsive tables. Maybe too much.

Friday11/20

1

samuelday.de

Inside the Mind of Samuel Day

A journey inside the mind of Samuel Day, an award-winning designer based in Berlin.

2

kottke.org

The Winners of the 2020 Weather Photographer of the Year Competition

The Royal Meteorological Society has announced the winners and runners-up in the 2020 Weather Photographer of the Year competition.

3

blog.halide.cam

The iPhone 12 Pro Max: Real Pro Photography

At Halide HQ, we’ve been busily working away on a very deep, technical analysis of what’s new in iPhone 12 cameras this year.

4

fastcompany.com

Why Amazon radically redesigned the Echo

You may be ordering one for Black Friday. But why is it shaped like that?

5

blog.tailwindcss.com

Tailwind CSS v2.0

Today we’re finally releasing Tailwind CSS v2.0, including an all-new color palette, dark mode support, and tons more!

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