Pick of The Week
Let the play begin.
There's a new animation library in town, and this one allows developers to create more detailed and nuanced animations visually as well as programmatically, and whether or not you'll adopt it, it's well worth a look!
The Best of The Rest
Quicker UX Research Synthesis
Making sense of the research.
Synthesizing research into actionable insights is an art of itself, but UX lead, Taylor Palmer shares a few ways he's been able to speed up his process, without limiting research outcomes.
How to Write a Freelance Contract as a Graphic Designer and Illustrator
Taking care of the legal stuff.
If you're a freelancer, handling the legal stuff is probably the last of your interests, but a legal contract can't be understated, so before hoarding how-tos articles on writing one, this comprehensive guide might just be all you need.
Automating the repetitive work.
Wondering if there's a faster way to tackle those repetitive graphic design layouts? Must be your lucky day, 'cause this open-source tool helps you create your own design chain, complete with auto-generated UI and batch-creation.
Mr. P gets a haircut in “simplified” Pringles rebrand
Mr. P goes flat, and bald.
For the first time in 20 years, Pringle's UK, Mr. P gets a new look, aiming to retain the iconic style, whilst showing off more personality, but sadly...with some hair loss too😥.
One More Thing
Creativity Explained - Layout with Nathalie Kirsheh
Narrating the power of layout.
Every piece of art and design, no matter how outlandish, is based on a layout rules, and in this third segment for Adobe's animated series, the amazing creatives at Oddfellows focus on capturing the subtleties of layout design, all narrated by Nathalie Kirsheh. Enjoy 🍿