The five best design links, every weekday

Date: 2021/02/17

fastcompany.com

See Hong Kong’s spectacular neon signs before they disappear forever

A new book by photographer Pascal Greco highlights the iconic neon signs that are quickly being replaced by LED.

industrialempathy.com

Maximally optimizing image loading for the web in 2021

In this post I’ll outline 8 image loading optimization techniques.

feedproxy.google.com

Front-of-the-front-end and back-of-the-front-end web development

The Great Divide is real, and I’m pleased that the terms “front-of-the-front-end” and “back-of-the-front-end” have gained traction.

ellieandelisa.com

Brands Against Humanity

A free unofficial expansion pack featuring real horror stories from real brands.

ishadeed.com

Understanding Z-Index in CSS

A visual guide on how z-index and stacking contexts work in CSS.