The five best design links, every weekday

Date: 2017/04/08

Material Design Color Tool

An interactive tool to create, share, and apply color palettes to your UI, as well as measure the accessibility level of any color combination.

8-Point Grid: Borders and Layouts

In my first post about The Intro to 8-Point Grid System I laid out the key reasons to convert your workflow. This is a deep dive into some of the tricky questions I've had to answer while moving our design system at Pivotal Cloud Foundry towards the 8pt system.

Interesting Takes on Log in / Sign Up Forms

Log in forms are often just two fields: username and password. Sign up forms are often scarcely much more, perhaps asking for an email address as well and a repeated password. These two types of forms are often tied at the hip. The links to get to them are often right next to each other.

Stripe Atlas: The best way to start an internet business

The easiest way to start an internet company.

Why Pro Matters

In the light of Apple's recent, incredibly surprising reveal of their plans for the Mac Pro, I wanted to write a bit about the (literally) immeasurable value of their Pro Mac user base. As John Gruber mentioned, the Mac market is negligible next to the iPhone market: Even among pro users, notebooks are by far the most popular Macs.