Daily Links

Category: Inspiration

Aug 30

Full Page Screenshots in Browsers

It can be quite useful to get a "full page" screenshot in a browser. That is, not just the visible area. The visible area is pretty easy to get just by screenshotting the screen. A full page screenshot captures the entire web site even if it needs to be scrolled around to see all of it.   https://css-tricks.com/full-page-screenshots-browsers/

Aug 30

Challenge Yourself More Often By Creating Artwork Every Day

Veerle Pieters collection and write up about inspiring artwork and finding inspiration for your own work.   https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2017/07/challenge-yourself-more-often

Aug 14

Amazing illustration work by Alice Provensen

Alice Provensen's 100th B-day. Find some time & look at her amazing work.   https://goo.gl/HnTiMY

Aug 08

JavaScript for People Who Hate JavaScript

Zach Holman writes about his long history with JavaScript   https://zachholman.com/posts/javacript-haters

Aug 07

Have You Revisited Your UX Personas Lately?

The user persona is one of the most valuable tools in your UX toolbox. These imagined people allow your entire design or development team to envision a single user story or an entire set of stories in the back of their minds as they work, creating a product that is better tailored to its users and more likely to enjoy success.   https://speckyboy.com/ux-personas

Jun 22

The great discontent talks to Zach Lieberman

“That’s my advice to artists: find your community of people, and if it doesn’t exist, then build it. Invite people into it and expand it.”   https://thegreatdiscontent.com/interview/zach-lieberman

Jun 02

Best Practices for Website Header Design

Everyone knows: there is not the second chance to make the first impression. In the sphere of digital products, this eternal truth works in terms of high competition and incredible diversity. No doubt, some zones of the webpage or mobile screen are particularly important and effective in this aspect. Today we are going to discuss one of them in deeper focus: the header of the website.   https://uxplanet.org/best-practices-for-website-header-design-e0d55bf5f1e2?scid=social72946777

May 04

Dirk Zoete exhibition in SMAK

Exhibition of contemporary artist Dirk Zoete in SMAK, Gent   http://smak.be/en/exhibition/10978

Nov 11

Frontend Guidelines Questionnaire

A one-page questionnaire to help your team establish effective frontend guidelines, so that you can write consistent & cohesive code together by Brad Frost.   https://github.com/bradfrost/frontend-guidelines-questionnaire

Nov 11

CSS Architecture for Design Systems

CSS Architecture for Design Systems by Brad Frost - rules and tricks for large CSS projects   http://bradfrost.com/blog/post/css-architecture-for-design-systems/

Sep 07

Front-End Developer Handbook

A guide that anyone could use to learn about the practice of front-end development.   http://www.frontendhandbook.com/

Sep 05

Create Isometric Vector Infographic Elements

A brief tutorial on how to create isometric vector infographic elements   http://vectips.com/tutorials/how-to-create-isometric-vector-infographic-elements

Aug 30

How Technology Hijacks People’s Minds

How Technology Hijacks People’s Minds — from a Magician and Google’s Design Ethicist   https://medium.com/swlh/how-technology-hijacks-peoples-minds-from-a-magician-and-google-s-design-ethicist-56d62ef5edf3#.5nagkpc46

Aug 29

Cheatsheets, Guides & Docs for Web Designers

A collection of useful cheatsheets, references, guides, checklists and docs, covering almost all aspects of web design.   https://envato.com/blog/cheatsheets-web-designers/

Aug 21

Draft U.S. Web Design Standards

A robust and complete open-source UI framework with components and visual styles to create beautiful, consistent experiences across - federal government - websites.   https://standards.usa.gov/

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/

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