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Geometric cover replication with CSS Grid, clip-path, and writing-mode

This one was fun dissecting: Geometric cover replication with CSS Grid, clip-path, and writing-mode →

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Building Flexible Design Systems

Yesenia Perez-Cruz is a design director at Vox Media (which you might know from their brands The Verge, Polygon, etc.). In “Building Flexible Design Systems” she does a deep dive on creating flexible design systems: Slides are also available:

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InVision Studio

Stunning new work by the folks over at InVision: Coming January 2018 InVision Studio →

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Color in UI Design: A (Practical) Framework

Erik D. Kennedy goes into detail on how to pick color variations for your designs: Element states for example are variations on a single color, let’s take “blue”. The result isn’t best described as “a palette of 3 blues”. It’s … Continue reading

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How to design clarity in 3 steps

This article is a quick summary of a basic design course. It addresses a simple question: How do you design interactive systems that are easy to understand? Well, it all comes down to two things: structure and process. Next to … Continue reading

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Using science to make truly tappable user interfaces

Since the average human finger pad is 10 to 14mm — and the average fingertip is 8mm to 10mm we can pretty easily define a range for what constitutes a “truly tappable UI:” A truly tappable UI is built with … Continue reading

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Mozilla Rebranding

Nice! Arrival – Mozilla Open Design →

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The bold beauty of content prototypes

Thomas Byttebier, after having joined a digital team at Base a while ago: It’s been a crazy six months. And in all honesty: I struggled. I struggled with process. I struggled with communication. I struggled with clients. Front end was … Continue reading

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Famous Artworks Ruined By Clients Who Think They Know Better

Designers often have to compromise with their clients, but sometimes it’s just too much. Inspired by a tweet and born out of frustration at client demands, Paris agency Graphéine decided to show what would happen if famous artworks were given … Continue reading

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Redesigning Chrome desktop

In the beginning of this month of September, the new Chrome Core UI redesign, or so called “Chrome MD” (for Material design), rolled out on Windows as part of our 53rd update. It is the last step of a three … Continue reading

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