Daily Links

Category: Inspiration

May 24

Learning to speak Designer

Talk from Google I/O 2016 about the design vocabulary: keylines, jank, bleeds, affordances and more. To collaborate successfully, you first have to be able to speak a common language.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=80hrknwD74Q

Apr 27

Optimizing SVGs

Tools And Resources For Editing, Converting And Optimizing SVGs, some quick tips   https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2016/04/tools-and-resources-for-editing-converting-and-optimizing-svgs/

Apr 25

Turn a captured image into a postcard

Learn how to create shapes and brushes on your iPhone, iPad, or Android device with Adobe Capture CC.   https://helpx.adobe.com/mobile-apps/how-to/postcard-design.html?set=illustrator--key-techniques--collateral-design-projects

Apr 25

The Way We Build

How rethinking the Airbnb app changed the way we approach design   http://airbnb.design/live-there/

Apr 24

Becoming a designer who codes: the making of a unicorn

Becoming a designer who codes: the making of a unicorn   http://blog.invisionapp.com/becoming-a-designer-who-codes/

Apr 21

The Time Prince Sent Magazines Floppy Disks

The Time Prince Sent Magazines Floppy Disks With a Custom Font for His Symbol   http://www.rightrelevance.com/search/articles/hero?article=be1874bf46f057a350fb1bf75b201d50aa2bfe75&query=typography&taccount=typography_rr

Dec 17

Color made easy

How to create a perfect palette? In this brief tutorial Google Design experts lead us through an smart approach to design effectively with color.   https://www.google.com/design/spec/style/color.html

Dec 16

Creator’s Handbook

Technical guidelines and principles of design for icons from the Noun Project - nice tips, tutorials and Illustrator Templates   https://thenounproject.com/handbook/create/#collections

Jul 24

Font Pairing

Combining fonts - insightful article   http://school.readymag.com/main/

Jul 24

A list of design blogs

A list of 100 design blogs to follow   http://inkbotdesign.com/100-best-design-blogs/

Jul 23

Halftone generator

Cool online halftone generator that can be exported as an SVG or PNG - multiple settings with cool results! One for the bookmarks   http://halftonepatterns.com/

Jun 09

Type Detail

Type Detail is an ongoing project by Wenting Zhang inspired by the great discontent's 100 day project and Stephen Cole's book The Anatomy of Type.   http://typedetail.com/

Jun 06

The Periodic Table of Design

Basic principles of design in a periodic table lay-out, cool!   http://blog.invisionapp.com/the-periodic-table-of-design/

May 01

Webdesigner news

Curated stories for designers   http://www.webdesignernews.com/

Apr 23

Screen Siz.es

A handy table of popular device screen dimensions and other important information   http://screensiz.es/phone

Apr 23

Pttrns

A beautiful collection of the best mobile design resources and inspiration   http://pttrns.com/

Apr 23

Typewolf

Font inspiration, recommendations, and resources   http://www.typewolf.com/

Apr 23

Flat UI Design

A showcase of standout web designs using the flat UI style   http://fltdsgn.com/

Apr 23

FindGuidelin.es

A easy-to-use repository of design guidelines for popular websites   http://findguidelin.es/

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


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