The five best design links, every weekday

Date: 2017/02/06 Become a better digital designer

Boost your design career with tiny screencasts every week. When you're a part of, you'll reliably unlock new knowledge every week, created by veteran designers who've been in the trenches. We've built startups, successful agencies, products within enterprise companies, and have written best-selling product design books.

How to Design for Color Blindness

Color blindness or color vision deficiency (CVD) affects around 1 in 12 men and 1 in 200 women worldwide. This means that for every 100 users that visit your website or app, up to 8 people could actually experience the content much differently that you'd expect.

Against Lucida

We all love to hate Comic Sans, and that's probably fair enough. If you don't hate it then you probably haven't spent that much time looking at it. Even so, there are worse things than unsightliness; and one of those things is a seemly veneer that hides a hollow soul.

Death by Tactile Paving: China's Precarious Paths for the Visually Impaired

Designed to help the blind and visually impaired navigate cities, tactile paving units are like braille for pavements. These raised bumps and ridges help guide people down sidewalks and across intersections. In many cases these work quite well, but in some places they have been deployed in less-successful ways (to put it mildly).