The five best design links, every weekday

Tuesday05/28

1

smashingmagazine.com

Switching It Up With HTML’s Latest Control

HTML may be gaining a native way to go about it by adding a switch attribute to checkbox inputs.

2

logodesignlove.com

The World Games 2025 logo

The World Games 2025 logo was designed by John Fairley after an international logo contest for the Chengdu sports event.

3

web.dev

The Screen Wake Lock API is now supported in all browsers

The Screen Wake Lock API has officially landed in all major browsers—Chrome, Safari, and Firefox.

4

mxb.dev

Old Dogs, new CSS Tricks

A lot of new CSS features have shipped in the last years, but actual usage is still low.

5

frontendmasters.com

Here’s What We Learned From the First State of HTML Survey

Key findings include the popularity of the datalist feature and discontent with form elements, especially styling issues.

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Monday05/27

1

youtube.com

“Act On Press” - John Carmack’s Hot Take On UI

This John Carmack tweet got me thinking. Like, REALLY thinking. onMouseDown might be my goto in the future.

2

frontendmasters.com

We’ve Got Container Queries Now, But Are We Actually Using Them?

CSS developers got the ultimate dream: container queries. But now that they are here, are we actually reaching for them?

3

medium.com

Rethinking Text Resizing on Web

Airbnb has made significant strides in improving web accessibility for Hosts and guests who require larger text sizes.

4

newsroom.spotify.com

Introducing Spotify Mix, Our New and Exclusive Font

We are introducing our new bespoke typeface: Spotify Mix.

5

voorhoede.nl

Affordance in Design System Components

By using affordance principles, design systems become easier to use and more flexible, making it simpler for developers to build web applications.

Friday05/24

1

humanparts.medium.com

Beyond Boxes

The artistry of kitchen design.

2

pawelgrzybek.com

Popover element entry and exit animations in a few lines of CSS

Creating entry and exit animations for elements has always been tedious.

3

informationisbeautiful.net

Pin Point

A data visualization of the most common 4-digit PIN codes.

4

encore.dev

Queueing – An interactive study of queueing strategies

In this blog, we go on an interactive journey to understand common queueing strategies for handling HTTP requests.

5

start.solidjs.com

SolidStart: Fine-Grained Reactivity goes fullstack

SolidStart is a JavaScript Framework designed to build SolidJS apps and deploy them to a variety of providers.

Thursday05/23

1

adobe.design

How can applicants stand out when applying to design jobs?

Insights from design hiring managers about what they look for in resumes and portfolios

2

browserlondon.com

What Does the Future of User Interface Design Look Like?

Exploring the future of user interface design, from AR/VR & AI to gesture-based interactions and Neuralink’s potential impact on human interaction.

3

pcho.medium.com

A Brilliant brand refresh

We worked with Koto to refresh our brand to better align with our audience of young professionals.

4

mui.com

Introducing Pigment CSS: the next generation of CSS-in-JS

Pigment CSS offers significant performance gains along with RSC and App Router support.

5

reactstyle.vercel.app

Restyle

The simplest way to add CSS styles to your React components.

Wednesday05/22

1

businessfinancing.co.uk

The Most Mispronounced Brand from Every Country

A pair of French companies have the two most mispronounced brand names in the world: financiers Société Générale and car company Peugeot.

2

wicky.nillia.ms

Cally: small, feature-rich calendar components

Open source calendar components for selecting single dates or date ranges. Framework-agnostic, themeable, localizable, accessible.

3

svgviewer.dev

SVG Viewer

SVG Viewer is an online tool to view, edit and optimize SVGs.

4

tympanus.net

A Selection of Fonts That Future-Proof Your Web Design

A small selection of fonts ideal for keeping your web design timeless and forward-looking.

5

uxdesign.cc

Are you designing with the right keyboard?

A guide to iOS and Android keyboards.

Tuesday05/21

1

doc.cc

Process

On building trust, not checklists.

2

hn.wilsonl.in

Hackerverse

A map-like visualization of Hacker News by Wilson Lin.

3

csscade.com

Baseline

There’s been some chatter over the last few days about “Baseline”.

4

matthewstrom.com

UI Density

What UI density means and how to design for it.

5

techcrunch.com

Adobe comes after indie game emulator Delta for copying its logo

Adobe targeted Delta for sporting a logo that looked too much like its own.

Monday05/20

1

uxdesign.cc

What telephones can tell you about good design

The story of touch-tone keypads.

2

amygoodchild.com

Coding my Handwriting

How I did it and what I’m doing with it.

3

smashingmagazine.com

Beyond CSS Media Queries

Juan Diego Rodriguez explains why media queries still occupy a vital role in responsive layouts.

4

lea.verou.me

On compliance vs readability: Generating text colors with CSS

Can we emulate the upcoming CSS contrast-color() function via CSS features that have already widely shipped?

5

codeandpixels.fm

Code & Pixels

A podcast about turning pixels into code.

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