The five best design links, every weekday


All the user-facing states

User-facing state is what someone experiences when they interact with (or try to interact with) an element in some capacity.

Comic Sans is a good typeface, actually

Perception of Comic Sans as an inferior typeface is a bit of a self-reinforcing phenomenon in the design community, and that’s a problem.…

Where do you put spacing on design system components?

My very cool boss is working on updating our grid system, and with that comes conversations about vertical rhythm.

Your CSS is an interface

The more we move these kinds of concerns into the abstract, the more obscure and inaccessible they become.

Don’t use custom CSS mouse cursors

While a custom CSS cursor may seem flashy and fun, consider that it may present a significant, unnecessary barrier to access.

Truths about digital accessibility

Creating, maintaining, or evaluating accessible technology? Here are some things to keep in mind.