Daily Links

Category: Inspiration

Feb 07

The Best Tricks to Reduce Photoshop File Size

A few tricks to Reduce Photoshop File Size   https://creativemarket.com/blog/2015/02/04/the-best-tricks-to-reduce-photoshop-file-size?u=liammckay

Feb 07

A growing database of podcast interviews

A growing database of podcast interviews   http://interviewed.io/

Feb 05

Beyond the Logo: Crafting a Brand Identity

Free SkillShare class: Beyond the Logo: Crafting a Brand Identity   http://www.skillshare.com/classes/design/Beyond-the-Logo-Crafting-a-Brand-Identity/1989648790?utm_content=buffer11522&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Feb 04

Starting a SASS workflow with Alfred

When you’re working with SASS (or Compass, or Bourbon, etc), and you want a simple way to compile your code, you might try a solution like CodeKit or Hammer.   https://medium.com/@clarklab/starting-a-sass-workflow-with-alfred-14f88903602a

Feb 02

A Typeface Designer’s Illustrated Tour of How to Create a Font

A Typeface Designer’s Illustrated Tour of How to Create a Font   http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_eye/2015/02/02/obsidian_by_jonathan_hoefler_and_andy_clymer_of_hoefler_co_is_a_contemporary.html

Jan 16

16 Awesome Examples of Website Testimonials Done Right!

16 Awesome Examples of Website Testimonials Done Right!   http://www.vandelaydesign.com/testimonials/

Jan 14

9 basic principles of responsive web design

Some basic principles of responsive web design.   http://blog.froont.com/9-basic-principles-of-responsive-web-design/

Jan 11

The 7 Habits of Highly Efficient Adobe Illustrator Users

Seven ways you can automate or eliminate monotonous, repetitive tasks, so you can focus on being more creative and productive.   http://design.tutsplus.com/tutorials/the-7-habits-of-highly-efficient-adobe-illustator-users--cms-22437

Jan 10

Website Style Guide Resources

Nice collection of style guides.   http://styleguides.io

Jan 01

Get started with Adobe Color CC

Learn how to use Adobe Color, formerly Kuler, to capture and create inspiring color themes that can be used right away in other Adobe desktop and mobile apps.   https://helpx.adobe.com/mobile-apps/how-to/adobe-color-get-started.html?set=indesign--fundamentals--apply-color

Apr 28

One Feed For All Your Interests

Interesting read and case study analysis about Prismatic   http://www.teehanlax.com/story/prismatic/?utm_source=TLlinkedin&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=prismatic&utm_content=li

Apr 27

Codecademy

Good article about the design and new visual identity for Codeacademy made by Pentagram   http://new.pentagram.com/2014/04/new-work-codecademy/

Apr 21

Snap SVG

Snap.svg is a brand new JavaScript library for working with SVG, for animating and manipulating both existing SVG content, and SVG content generated with Snap.   http://snapsvg.io/

Mar 11

CSS Linear, Radial and Repeating Gradients

Using gradients declared in CSS. Great article explaining why.   http://css-tricks.com/css3-gradients/

Feb 17

iOS Icon Gallery

Beautiful gallery with iOS icons. Original!   http://iosicongallery.com

Feb 13

Illustration concept art

Great Pinterest board with a collection of concept art for famous movies.   http://www.pinterest.com/hernanrodenstei/ilustracion-infantil-concept-art/

Feb 12

Getting started with pattern libraries

Excellent article in which Anna Debenham explains the work she did for the ALA pattern library. She also gives a link to her own bookmarks for pattern libraries: Gimme Bar collection of pattern libraries   http://alistapart.com/blog/post/getting-started-with-pattern-libraries

Feb 10

iOS 7 Colors

iOS 7 inspired colors and gradients reference site   ios7colors.com

Feb 02

Pattern Library

Excellent style guide/pattern library reference Code For America.   http://style.codeforamerica.org

Dec 06

Backgrounds

Collection of background images   http://graphicburger.com/backgrounds/