The Best of The Rest
Being blunt, constructively.
Giving/receiving honest feedback can often feel painful, but there's a clear line between useless and useful feedback, so here's a few techniques for being on the latter side during future design critiques.
Regardless of your design role, Don Norman's The Design of Everyday Things deserves a spot on your bookshelf, but if you're still not sold (or too lazy) here's some of its key principles you can begin applying to your craft.
Pivoting during storms.
From an economic recession, unexpected layoff and job hunting anxieties, former design lead at IBM knows a thing or two about keeping your chin up during storms, and shares a few nuggets of advice with the community.
Slide like you mean it.
Presenting images on the web has never been so fun and dynamic with animation libraries, and the folks at Codrops have a new demo for you to play with and take apart!