The five best design links, every weekday

Date: 2016/07/09

A Guide to Color and Conversion Rates

Color is one of the most powerful tools in the designer's toolkit. It should be no surprise that different colors evoke different emotions and draw users attention. But if you ever tried to design a new project, you know how difficult is to decide on a color scheme that works well for it.

Inside the Newest Snapchat Megatrend

Geofilters are the new hashtags If you are even a perfunctory Snapchat user, you know about geofilters. Upon entering a new location - an airport, a city, a park, maybe even a party - open the app and swipe past the beauty filter, and forsake the Selfie Lenses. There you will find the illustrated overlays known as geofilters.

Fluid Grid Systems in Sketch 3.9

The Sketch Team has been working really hard on Symbols lately. And Sketch 3.9 ( Currently in Beta) has a really awesome new Feature called Group Resizing. This allows you to set sizing constraints on nested elements within a Group or Symbol.

Interview with Alvia Alcedo

An interview with one of the best self-taught russian artists: AlviaAlcedo. You can find AlviaAlcedo on: DeviantArt, Facebook and Pinterest. Hello, I'm self-taught artist, prefer fantasy and fairy tales as a theme of my art. And animals, I like them so much. Art isn't my profession, it's hobby, but it's a biggest hobby of my life.

All-New Kube CSS Framework

Aaron Draplin interviewed about the creation of "Pretty Much Everything"

Website for the podcast Dissection, produced by JK Design

Sidebar's Top 10 Design Links of June 2016

HyperDev is going to be the fastest way to bang out code and get it running on the internet. We want to eliminate 100% of the complicated administrative details around getting code up and running on a website. A lot of the complexity around building web apps is actually all the things that aren't coding: setup, deployment, scaling, etc.

Unpleasant Design & Hostile Urban Architecture

Benches in parks, train stations, bus shelters and other public places are meant to offer seating, but only for a limited duration. Many elements of such seats are subtly or overtly restrictive. Arm rests, for instance, indeed provide spaces to rest arms, but they also prevent people from lying down or sitting in anything but a prescribed position.