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Weekly News for Designers (N.272)


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

Transformicons – Animated icons, symbols and buttons using SVG and CSS.
Transformicons - Animated icons, symbols and buttons using SVG and CSS

Rimg – A pure JS responsive image solution for browsers that support mediaqueries.
Rimg - A pure JS responsive image solution for browsers that support mediaqueries

Stickshift – A clean & modern SQL data interface.
Stickshift - A clean & modern SQL data interface

Tinychart – Simple, ready-to-go charts.
Tinychart - Simple, ready-to-go charts

A collection of useful .htaccess snippets, all in one place.
A collection of useful .htaccess snippets, all in one place

Web Font Load – The easiest way to install all of the Google Web Fonts on OSX.
Web Font Load - The easiest way to install all of the Google Web Fonts on OSX

A bunch of funky CSS3 toggle buttons by y Ashley Nolan.
A bunch of funky CSS3 toggle buttons by y Ashley Nolan

Plumin.js – Create and manipulate fonts using Javascript.
Plumin.js - Create and manipulate fonts using Javascript

New Learning & Reading Resources

A Simple Trick for Optimizing SVG Files by Jacob Gube.
A Simple Trick for Optimizing SVG Files by Jacob Gube

Here’s the Official Trello CSS Guide by Bobby Grace.
Here’s the Official Trello CSS Guide by Bobby Grace

Subtle Click Feedback Effects from Codrops.
Subtle Click Feedback Effects from Codrops

Make Material Design Websites with the Materialize CSS Framework from Scotch.io.
Make Material Design Websites with the Materialize CSS Framework from Scotch.io

Deconstructing Dropbox's Animated Guide by Petr Tichy.
Deconstructing Dropbox's Animated Guide by Petr Tichy

Is Working Freelance Really Worth It?
Is Working Freelance Really Worth It?

Free GUI Resources Resources

Freebie: Subway, 306 pixel perfect icons optimized for mobile.
Freebie: Subway, 306 pixel perfect icons optimized for mobile

Freebie: Vicons, 60 Icons, Sketch.
Freebie: Vicons, 60 Icons, Sketch

Freebie: 20 Free Wood Backgrounds.
Freebie: 20 Free Wood Backgrounds

Freebie: Gidole & Gidolinya Typefaces.
Freebie: Gidole & Gidolinya Typefaces

…and finally…

A Hilarious Collection of CSS Puns & Jokes by Saijo George.
A Hilarious Collection of CSS Puns & Jokes

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NBC suspends Nightly News anchor Brian Williams for six months without pay

NBC has suspended Nightly News anchor Brian Williams for six months without pay. The punishment comes as NBC News continues to investigate Williams’ false retelling of events that occurred during the Iraq War, a blunder that embroiled America’s top evening news man (and by association NBC’s entire news division) in controversy. Williams, who succeeded Tom Brokaw on Nightly News, had long been seen as one of the network’s most reliable and trusted figures.

But in a January 30th Nightly News report, Williams “misrepresented events which occurred while he was covering the Iraq War in 2003,” NBC now admits. He told NBC’s millions of viewers that a helicopter he was riding in had been forced down by enemy fire; Williams has recited the…

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Weekly News for Designers (N.271)


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

You can sign-up to our awesome weekly newsletter for some more amazing articles, resources and freebies.

New Resources & Tools

Vivaldi, a new browser from Opera founder Jon Stephenson von Tetzchner.
Vivaldi, a new browser from Opera founder Jon Stephenson von Tetzchner

CSS Reference, an extensive CSS reference from Codrops. Enough said.
CSS Reference, an extensive CSS reference from Codrops

Libscore, an app that scans the top million sites on the web to collect stats on JS library usage.
Libscore, an app that scans the top million sites on the web to collect stats on JS library usage

Editor.md, a simple online markdown editor.
Editor.md, a simple online markdown editor

Grunticon 2 has been released! You can now style & animate your SVGs.
Grunticon 2 has been released! You can now style & animate your SVGs

Interaction Design Best Practices, a free ebook from UXPin.
Interaction Design Best Practices, a free ebook from UXPin

New Learning & Reading Resources

A full-screen bouncy navigation tutorial in CSS and jQuery from CodyHouse.
A full-screen bouncy navigation tutorial in CSS and jQuery from CodyHouse

Getting started with Less by Nicholas Cerminara.
Getting started with Less by Nicholas Cerminara

Making a single page app without a framework by Danny Markov.
Making a single page app without a framework by Danny Markov

Animating pseudo-elements by Donovan Hutchinson.
Animating pseudo-elements by Donovan Hutchinson

An exploration in Material Design by Arthur Bodolec.
An exploration in Material Design by Arthur Bodolec

How SVG filters work and how to use them to create a gooey effect by Lucas Bebber.
How SVG filters work and how to use them to create a gooey effect by Lucas Bebber

Responsible social share links by Jonathan Suh.
Responsible social share links by Jonathan Suh

Redefining lazy loading with lazy load XT by Denis Ryabov & Ugur Kaner.
Redefining lazy loading with lazy load XT by Denis Ryabov

A beginners guide to Markdown by Sufyan bin Uzayr.
A beginners guide to Markdown by Sufyan bin Uzayr

Free GUI Resources Resources

50 Free Resources for Web Designers from January 2015 →
50 Free Resources for Web Designers from January 2015

Freebie: Animals Icons by Creative Tail (SVG, AI, PSD & PNG).
Freebie: Animals Icons by Creative Tail

Freebie: 100 Free Icons by Candence (PSD).
Freebie: 100 Free Icons by Candence

…and finally…

A Humorous Illustrated Series of Puns for Designers →
A Humorous Illustrated Series of Puns for Designers

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Weekly News for Designers (N.270)


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

You can sign-up to our awesome weekly newsletter for some more amazing articles, resources and freebies.

New Resources & Tools

UX Recipe, a checklist where you discover, choose and estimate your next UX project tools & techniques.
UX Recipe, a checklist where you discover, choose and estimate your next UX project tools & techniques

Flickity, a CSS library that makes galleries & sliders feel lively and effortless.
Flickity, a CSS library that makes galleries & sliders feel lively and effortless

SVGOMG, a web-based app for optimizing and configuring SVGO.
SVGOMG, a web-based app for optimizing and configuring SVGO

Semantic UI, a UI component framework based around useful principles from natural language.
Semantic UI, a UI component framework based around useful principles from natural language

Animsition, a simple and easy jQuery plugin for CSS animated page transitions.
Animsition, a simple and easy jQuery plugin for CSS animated page transitions

Menu to Cross Icon, a collection of options for transiting from hamburger icon to a cross.
Menu to Cross Icon, a collection of options for transiting from hamburger icon to a cross

Shipit, an automation engine and a deployment tool written for Node / iojs.
Shipit, an automation engine and a deployment tool written for Node / iojs

New Learning & Reading Resources

Morphing Modal Window Tutorial in CSS and jQuery by CodyHouse.
Morphing Modal Window Tutorial in CSS and jQuery by CodyHouse

PubCSS: Formatting Academic Publications in HTML & CSS by Thomas Park.
PubCSS: Formatting Academic Publications in HTML & CSS

A collection of famous logos created in pure CSS3 and HTML.
A collection of famous logos created in pure CSS3 and HTML

Variable Fonts for Responsive Design by Nick Sherman.
Variable Fonts for Responsive Design

UX Design Techniques Or What Mobile App Design Is All About by Kate Abrosimova.
UX Design Techniques Or What Mobile App Design Is All About

Are You Underpaid as a Developer? by Alex Parker.
Are You Underpaid as a Developer?

Free GUI Resources Resources

Freebie: Agency, a one page Bootstrap theme from Start Bootstrap.
Freebie: Agency, a one page Bootstrap theme from Start Bootstrap

Freebie: Eventray UI Kit (PSD).
Freebie: Eventray UI Kit

Freebie: Android Lollipop UI Kit (Sketch).
Freebie: Android Lollipop UI Kit

Freebie: iPhone 6 UI Kit (PSD).
Freebie: iPhone 6 UI Kit

Freebie: Google Inbox UI Material Design (Sketch).
Freebie: Google Inbox UI Material Design

Freebie: 50 Vector Library Icons (AI).
Freebie: 50 Vector Library Icons

…and finally…

A Collection of Inspiring Sitemaps and User Flow Maps →
A Collection of Inspiring Sitemaps and User Flow Maps

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Weekly News for Designers (N.269)


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

spaceBase, a Sass-based responsive CSS framework.
spaceBase, a Sass-based responsive CSS framework

LumX, the first responsive front-end framework based on AngularJS & Material Design specs.
LumX, the first responsive front-end framework based on AngularJS & Material Design specs

RICG Responsive Images, official plugin that brings automatic responsive images to WordPress.
RICG Responsive Images, official plugin that brings automatic responsive images to WordPress

Hex Invaders, a fun game that puts your hex code knowledge to the test.
Hex Invaders, a fun game that puts your hex code knowledge to the test

Github Cheat Sheet, a comprehensive list of cool Git and GitHub features.
Github Cheat Sheet, a comprehensive list of cool Git and GitHub features

New Learning & Reading Resources

Positioning in web design explained with GIFs by Sandijs Ruluks.
Positioning in web design explained with GIFs by Sandijs Ruluks

Some Ideas for Checkout Effects from Codrops.
Some Ideas for Checkout Effects from Codrops

Material Design off-canvas menu concept by by Call Me Nick.
Material Design off-canvas menu concept by by Call Me Nick

The evolution of UI vs. UX in WordPress web design by Brenda Barron.
The evolution of UI vs. UX in WordPress web design

Getting started with style guides by Jake Rocheleau.
Getting started with style guides

Center and crop images with a single line of CSS by Chris Nager.
Center and crop images with a single line of CSS

UX design techniques or what mobile app design is all about by Kate Abrosimova.
UX design techniques or what mobile app design is all about

Live font interpolation on the web by Andrew Johnson.
Live font interpolation on the web

A web design history lesson: From 1996 to 2015 by Eric Karkovack.
A web design history lesson: From 1996 to 2015

Free GUI Resources Resources

Freebie: Minimaluu Portfolio WordPress Theme.
inimaluu Portfolio WordPress Theme

Freebie: Tonicons Icon Font (200 Outline Icons).
Tonicons Icon Font

Freebie: A Valentine's Day Vector Banner Kit (AI & EPS).
A Valentine's Day Vector Banner Kit

…and finally…

101 Inspirational Quotes for Designers →
101 Inspirational Quotes for Designers

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Weekly News for Designers (N.268)


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

Pixlbrowser, a web tool for quickly browsing the creative & inspirational websites of designers.
Pixlbrowser

JSON Query, a free OS X app that allows you to query a JSON data structure.
JSON Query

Manhattan, a clean, lightweight and customisable CSS grid system.
Manhattan

JavaScript Garden, a collection of docs about the quirkier parts of JavaScript.
JavaScript Garden

ResumeCards, a Markdown based resume generator.
ResumeCards

Flexbugs, a community-curated list of flexbox issues and cross-browser workarounds
Flexbugs

cssPlus, a robust, fast and cross browser layout scaffolding based on Flexbox.
cssPlus

New Learning & Reading Resources

Say Hello To WebRTC by Lantre Barr.
Say Hello To WebRTC

Locate a WordPress Plugin Conflict Fast by Craig Marolf.
Locate a WordPress Plugin Conflict Fast

CSS Content Filter, a slide-in filter panel powered by CSS and jQuery by CodyHouse.
CSS Content Filter, a slide-in filter panel powered by CSS and jQuery

What's new in CSS Selectors 4 by Matt Mastracci.
What's new in CSS Selectors 4

The Ten Most Popular Web Fonts of 2014 from Typewolf.
The Ten Most Popular Web Fonts of 2014

20 Free Web Design Ebooks from 2014 by Paul Andrew.
20 Free Web Design Ebooks from 2014

Exploring the Hero Image Trend in Web Design by Jake Rocheleau.
Exploring the Hero Image Trend in Web Design

Free GUI Resources Resources

Freebie: Boldo Icon Set (77 Icons, PSD & AI).
Freebie: Boldo Icon Set

Freebie: UX Wireframe Set (AI).
Freebie: UX Wireframe Set

Freebie: Retina UI Kit (PSD).
Freebie: Retina UI Kit

Freebie: Apple Watch UI Kit (AI).
Freebie: Apple Watch UI Kit

…and finally…

Infographic: The pros & cons of infinite scrolling.
Infographic: The pros & cons of infinite scrolling

Inspiration: Examples of UI Style Guides.
Inspirational Examples of UI Style Guides

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Distilling a Year with the Zeitguide 2015: An informative, annual guide to key themes, plus a weekly email that breaks down the world’s most pressing news

Distilling a Year with the Zeitguide 2015

There’s a reason we continue to feature the Zeitguide from Grossman & Partners. Each week, founder and CEO Brad Grossman, and his ever-expanding team, cull through over 2,000 pieces of source material on breaking news, global trends and key topics……

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Cool Hunting

Weekly News for Designers (N.267)


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

TheaterJS, a typing effect mimicking human behavior.
TheaterJS, a typing effect mimicking human behavior

Hover.css, a collection of CSS3 powered hover effects.
Hover.css, a collection of CSS3 powered hover effects

Amaze UI, a new mobile-first and modular front-end framework.
Amaze UI, a new mobile-first and modular front-end framework

Nintengo, a NES emulator written in Go.
Nintengo, an NES emulator written in Go

Combokeys, a JavaScript library for handling keyboard shortcuts in the browser.
Combokeys, a JavaScript library for handling keyboard shortcuts in the browser

New Learning & Reading Resources

Text Input Effects Using CSS Transitions, Animations and Pseudo-Elements by Mary Lou.
Text Input Effects Using CSS Transitions, Animations and Pseudo-Elements

3D Curtain Template in CSS and jQuery by CodyHouse.
3D Curtain Template in CSS and jQuery by CodyHouse

CSS Transitions, Transforms & Animations Tutorial by Nick Salloum.
CSS Transitions, Transforms & Animations Tutorial

How to Create a Frontend Login Page in WordPress by Ahmad Awais.
How to Create a Frontend Login Page in WordPress

Functional Programming Should Be Your #1 Priority for 2015 by Ju Gonçalves.
Functional Programming Should Be Your #1 Priority for 2015

Why Developers Hate Being Interrupted by Derek Johnson.
Why Developers Hate Being Interrupted

7 UX Predictions for 2015 by David Mannheim.
7 UX Predictions for 2015

The State of Responsive Web Design by Kezz Bracey.
The State of Responsive Web Design

WordPress Landing Page Theme Design Trends by Jake Rocheleau.
WordPress Landing Page Theme Design Trends

How to Roll Your Own Simple WordPress Podcast Plugin by Geoff Graham.
How to Roll Your Own Simple WordPress Podcast Plugin

The 2014 CSS Report: Examining how CSS is being used in the wild by Alex McPherson.
The 2014 CSS Report: Examining how CSS is being used in the wild

Brand Style Guides, a collection of brand style guide examples, pattern libraries and design manuals.
Brand Style Guides, a collection of brand style guide examples, pattern libraries and design manuals

Free GUI Resources

Freebie: The Top 50 Free Icon Sets from 2014.
The Top 50 Free Icon Sets from 2014

Freebie: Dashel Icon Set (45 Icons, SVG, PSD, PNG)
Dashel Icon Set

Freebie: Wang Mander Icons by Michael Wang (48 Icons, PSD).
Wang Mander Icons by Michael Wang

Freebie: Photorealistic iPhone 6 Plus Mockup Templates (PSD).
Photorealistic iPhone 6 Plus Mockup Templates

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Weekly News for Designers (N.266)


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

snabbt.js, a minimalistic Javascript animation library that will translate, rotate, scale, skew and resize elements.
snabbt.js, a minimalistic Javascript animation library that will translate, rotate, scale, skew and resize elements

icono, a set of pure CSS icons with only one element.
icono, a set of pure CSS icons with only one element

CSS Gradient Animator, a web-based tool for generating animated gradients.
CSS Gradient Animator, a web-based tool for generating animated gradients

Fileicon, a collection of pure CSS file icons.
Fileicon, a collection of pure CSS file icons

CSS Stats, a tool that will visualize useful stats about your CSS.
CSS Stats, a tool that will visualize useful stats about your CSS

hyhyhy, a tool for creating nice looking HTML5 presentations.
hyhyhy, a tool for creating nice looking HTML5 presentations

Give ‘n’ Go, a curated gallery of Dribbble shots reworked as interactive CodePen pens.
Give 'n' Go, a curated gallery of Dribbble shots reworked as interactive CodePen pens

New Learning Resources

Expandable Project Presentation in CSS and jQuery by CodyHouse.
Expandable Project Presentation in CSS and jQuery by CodyHouse

Best of Best WordPress Tutorials of 2014 on WPBeginner.
Best of Best WordPress Tutorials of 2014 on WPBeginner

PHP Tips, Resources and Best Practices for 2015 by Bruno Skvorc.
PHP Tips, Resources and Best Practices for 2015 by Bruno Skvorc

How To Write Mobile-First CSS by Zell Liew.
How To Write Mobile-first CSS by Zell Liew

Approaches to Media Queries in Sass by Eduardo Bouças.
Approaches to Media Queries in Sass by Eduardo Bouças

Thinking Beyond Scalable CSS by Nicolas Gallagher.

How to Map in Sass by Dennis Gaebel.
How to Map in Sass

Better Webfont Loading Using localStorage and Providing WOFF2 Support by Adam Beres-Deak.
Better Webfont Loading Using localStorage and Providing WOFF2 Support

The Good, The Bad And The Great Examples Of Web Typography by Jeremiah Shoaf.
The Good, The Bad And The Great Examples Of Web Typography

The Languages and Frameworks That You Should Learn In 2015 by Martin Angelov.
The Languages and Frameworks That You Should Learn In 2015

…and finally…

Modal Window Destroy Concept by LegoMushroom.

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Advertising news site is packed with personality

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Three things in particular get me really excited about web design: great typography, a strong structure and beautiful balance. The new AdAge nails all three.




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