Weekly News for Designers (N.261)


This is our popular weekly design news post where we share our favorite design related articles, resources and freebies from the past week.

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New Resources & Tools

Andy.scss, an open-source collection of useful SASS mixins.
Andy.scss, an open-source collection of useful SASS mixins

Sticky-Kit, a jQuery plugin for making smart sticky elements.
Sticky-Kit, a jQuery plugin for making smart sticky elements

Furtive CSS, a lightweight, mobile-first, CSS micro-framework.
Furtive CSS, a lightweight, mobile-first, CSS micro-framework

Magic Mockups, a web-based tool for generating real-life mockups.
Magic Mockups, a web-based tool for generating real-life mockups

APIs.io, an experimental API search service.
APIs.io, an experimental API search service

Learning Resources & Tutorials

When to use @extend; when to use a mixin by Harry Roberts.
When to use @extend; when to use a mixin by Harry Roberts

The State Of Animation 2014 by Rachel Nabors.
The State Of Animation 2014

Viewport units: vw, vh, vmin, vmax by Tim Severien.
Viewport units: vw, vh, vmin, vmax by Tim Severien

A-Z of Free Sketch Plugins by Paul Andrew.
A-Z of Free Sketch Plugins

On Legibility – In Typography And Type Design by Fábio Duarte Martins.
On Legibility – In Typography And Type Design by Fábio Duarte Martins

What an Actual Product Design Process Looks Like by Jomi Cubol.
What an Actual Product Design Process Looks Like by Jomi Cubol

The Anatomy of a Grid & Why You Should Use One by Andrew Cole.
The Anatomy of a Grid  & Why You Should Use One by Andrew Cole

Big, Beautiful Dropcaps with CSS initial-letter by Dudley Storey.
Big, Beautiful Dropcaps with CSS initial-letter

Free UI Resources

Droidicon – Over 1600 Customizable Icons for Android.
Droidicon - Over 1600 Customizable Icons for Android

Free Material Design GUI Templates & Icon Sets.
Free Material Design GUI Templates & Icon Sets

Freebie: Apple Watch GUI (Sketch).
Freebie: Apple Watch GUI

Freebie: Blackberry Icons by Ghani Pradita (PSD).
Freebie: Blackberry Icons by Ghani Pradita

Freebie: Branding-Stationery Mockup Vol.4 (PSD).
Freebie: Branding-Stationery Mockup Vol.4

…and finally…

Should I Use A Carousel?
Should I Use A Carousel

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