Pick of The Week
Dear designers, read this. Love, developers. | Inside Design Blog
The collaboration skills bridging the designer & dev gap.
Creating truly amazing experiences isn't a result of magic or luck, but collaboration between teams. Lead of the UX faculty at General Assembly shares some of the core skills needed to create more harmoniously.
The Best of The Rest
The Ultimate Guide to Becoming a Great Designer (Part 3 of 3)
The value of soft skills and strategic design.
Contrary to popular belief, becoming a great designer isn't about the beautiful, pixel-perfect outcomes, but the stages and strategical approach taken beforehand.
Ikea releases free ‘Soffa Sans’ font made of couches - The Verge
Soffa Sans - “the world’s comfiest font".
Inspired by the ingenuity of IKEA customers' designs, the company releases a rather unconventional display typeface inspired by what they do best - and it's completely free!
Behind Brands™: An interview with Tom Lenartowicz aka Thrilly
From doodling surf brands to refining visual identities.
Norway-based graphic designer Tom Lenartowicz (aka Thrilly) shares his early journey in branding, his unique process and what the future might hold for the ever-changing field.
Variable Fonts vs Static Fonts & Cross browser Compatibility | LambdaTest
One single font file, thousands of variations.
Variable Fonts are changing the way we see and use web fonts, allowing for more flexible, responsive and experimental use. This guide might just be what you need to unleash the power of web typography.
One More Thing
User Inyerface - A worst-practice UI experiment
The most frustrating site you'll visit this week. 😣
Remember all the little, annoying things that ruined your browsing experience and left you salty...now imagine all of them in one site. (Good luck trying to get through the first page.)