The five best design links, every weekday

Date: 2017/02/21

Overcast 3: Design walkthrough

I designed Overcast 1.0 in 2014 for iOS 7, and it was a product of its time: it used ultra-thin text and lines against stark, sharp-edged, full-screen white sheets and translucent blur panes, with much of the basic functionality behind hidden gestures. That fundamental design carried through every update until today.

How to Use CSS Animations Like a Pro

People seem to be fascinated by construction machines. Watching them is so much fun that people won't mind getting dangerously close to them just to get a glimpse. You can greatly enhance our web...

The Circular Design Guide

What if you could redesign everything? The Circular Design Guide is a collaboration between IDEO and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. It's an action-oriented set of methods, mindsets and thought starters to help innovators design circular solutions that are fit for the future.

How to not utterly ruin your mobile app's user interface

There's no single universal formula for designing a great user interface (if you discover one, please let me know). But I do know some major mistakes to avoid if you want to deliver a great app. I've seen every one of these mistakes made by designers of all levels of experience.

Brand New is Brand New!

Established in 2006, Brand New is the best, baddest, awesomest, most best blog in the world. That's what it would say if we had a Wikipedia page, because those are hard facts. False modesty aside, yes, Brand New is new today! Like, drastically new.