Pick of The Week
Your Sketch Library is Not a Design System
A design system needs more than just screenshots.
You should be able to build real software applications from your design system, meaning you need functioning UI components.
The Best of The Rest
Atomic Design in 1998
This is “atomic design”, but this isn't Brad Frost.
Interestingly, the concept dates back much further than Brad's 2013 article. He actually wasn't the first person to develop the method or even the terminology.
Getting Started is More Important than Being Right
Starting design without the starting line.
Design processes, sprints and thinking. Sometimes there are so many things we should do that it's hard to actually know where to start.
Everything Easy is Hard Again
When did the internet get so confusing?
"We enjoyed the work, but were utterly confused and overwhelmed by the rapidly increasing complexity of it all. What the hell happened?"
Thousands of hand-picked colour palettes
It began as a side project to share personal colour palettes between a group of designer friends, but is now updated daily with free palettes for designers just like you.
One More Thing
The New Inktrap Website
We've had a makeover.
We're thrilled to announce that the brand spanking new Inktrap website in here in all it's glory. Check it out!