Pick of The Week
A pop of color and more: updates to Android’s brand
A fresh coat of paint for a more accessible OS.
With over 2.5bn active users, Android's brand leads are on pretty ambitious mission to modernise the look and feel of the popular OS, but make no mistake, this isn't just to make colours 'pop' more.
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Design files to Design System: a practical guide. - Inktrap - Medium
Developing a design system on the go.
As design projects evolve quickly, taking time off to standardise components and assets into a design system might not sound ideal mid-project, but what if you could start developing one as you go along?
What does ethical design mean? | Inside Design Blog
Fostering environments for more responsible design.
Creating work that's always ethical is much easier said than done, but design leaders at InVision and LinkedIn discuss the ethics of design in the workplace and how leadership might facilitate it.
How to Grow a Design Culture in a Team - UX Planet
Because we all design better, when we're in it together.
Regardless of how fast-paced your team/company is, developing a team ethos can yield great results, and help everyone create more thoughtful, user-centred work. And here is your starting point...
Where did the web’s personality go? | Inside Design Blog
What we can learn from sites like Myspace.
If you've felt like today's web design has been feeling monotonous, you're not alone. InVision writer shares some memorable sites from the Dot Com era and reflects on what could be next for the web.
One More Thing
Freebie | Blog | OUTLANE
Illustrations so good, you'll want to frame them.
In addition to their paid versions, the folks at Outlane have beautifully crafted free vector illustrations ready to edit for any of your projects. Enjoy.