The five best design links, every weekday

Date: 2021/06/25

Redesigning the illustration style at Shopify

Illustrations add visual clarity and reinforce the messages we send to our merchants.

Web History Chapter 9: Community

In April of 2009, Yahoo! shut down GeoCities. Practically overnight, the once beloved service had its signup page replaced with a vague message.

Concentric Circle Spinner

A cool spinner made only with divs, some border tricks, and one CSS animation.

Building Generative Grid Layouts With Quadtrees

Learn to create harmonious generative grids based on random numbers, source images, user input, and more!

YouTube Shorts vs TikTok

A user experience (UX) case study, showing what they’ve done right, and what they could improve on.