The five best design links, every weekday

Date: 2016/09/30

The Keyword

Discover all the latest about our products, technology, and Google culture on our official blog.

Your Body Text Is Too Small

When designing body text for websites, it's important to realize there is no one-size-fits-all, because it all depends on factors such as the typeface design, the background/foreground color, and viewport dimensions. 1. Design The Body Text First Above all, when designing a web page we should design the body text first, usually before anything else in the layout.

Pixels and voxels, the long answer

Earlier this year, somebody asked on Quora: What is the difference between pixel and voxel? I sometimes can't help myself, so instead of giving a straight answer, I wrote a whole article on the topic. I get the question. Society serves you things like the movie posters for Pixels and you are genuinely confused.

A Whole New Airtable

When Airtable launched a little over a year ago, we didn't just set out to build a better spreadsheet. Instead, we aimed to create a fundamentally new medium for working with structured information: a playground equipped with all the building blocks you need to explore and create freely.

Iconic: Ryan Putnam

Get Ryan's icons on Figma: Ryan Putnam is one of the most prominent illustrators working in tech today. He's the #4 most popular illustrator on Dribbble and he's done incredible work for brands like Dropbox and Operator among others.