The five best design links, every weekday

Date: 2016/09/22

Designed for Growth

Technology companies are expected to move at an incredible pace, and building software is complex. Alex Schleifer, VP of Design at Airbnb, wrote those words in his article, The Way We Build . It's a wonderful read of how Airbnb rethought their approach to design. At Etsy, we had a similar revelation.

Ugmonk 8th Anniversary Set

To celebrate 8 years of Ugmonk we designed this special Limited Edition 8th Anniversary Set. Only 200 of these sets ever produced. Made in the USA.Featu...

Google Allo

Introducing Google Allo, a smart messaging app that helps you say more and do more. Express yourself better with stickers, doodles, and HUGE emojis & text.

The killer feature of messaging no one's talking about

Messaging looks set to disrupt the computing landscape but not for any of the reasons you might expect. Chat's threaded UI, where all communication and actions are placed in a clear context of who, what and why, is the killer feature that's been around forever and yet everyone is overlooking.

Progress in the making

Since posting the seven initial design directions for the Mozilla brand identity three weeks ago, we've continued to shape the work. Guided by where Mozilla is headed strategically, principles of good design, and the feedback we've received through this open process, today we release four design contenders.

Did Hitler have great designers? Can good design be bad design?

In the last couple weeks I've attended a couple Q&A events where I basically answer questions in front of an audience. I love doing these and usually there is nothing that surprises me. But I also noticed that at every event, there is always this one person asking some sort of passive aggressive question about design ethics.

Design Inc.

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Rob Janoff on his logo for Apple

While working in their garage in 1977, Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak asked Rob Janoff, who had studied design, to create a logo for their first Apple products. When Janoff went to Jobs with final sketches, everything went very smoothly, and the bitten apple has been the symbol of the brand ever since.

Sketchode - specifications plugin

Looking for a free Sketch software app for developers? Try Sketchode - a layout manager that provides multiple tools for easy design export and review.