The five best design links, every weekday

Date: 2022/02/09

height.app

A comprehensive guide to creating intuitive context menus

Context menus have existed for decades, from macOS to Windows, from Xerox Parc to the web.

evolveartist.com

Are Today’s Portraitists Better Than the Old Masters?

Master portraitist Kevin Murphy applauds the contemporary realistic portrait artists who have taken on the legacy that the old masters left behind.

gizmodo.com

Google Chrome’s New Icon

The icon has been “refreshed” for the first time in eight years.

policyviz.com

Your Legend is a Chart

When should a diverging color palette be used and how can it be used well? Learn more about using diverging palettes in your data visualizations.

css-tricks.com

Replace JavaScript Dialogs With the New HTML Dialog Element

Here’s how to replace JavaScript dialogs with the HTML dialog element with the same functionality as the alert(), confirm(), and prompt() methods.