Every week we collect some of the best digital and web design resources that will be useful for designers. Check out any of the links below and leave any comments about your favourites in the replies.
Weem Handwriting Font
Serious in intent, legible, playful in style. When designing a font, it can be tough to nail an aesthetic that embodies all three of those things. Well, Gatis Vilaks and Evita Vilaka did it when they created Weem, a free handwriting font for all of your headline and block-of-text needs. Download.
15 Cool Sans Serif Fonts
Sans serif has become more prevalent in body text, and in headers as well, due to readability considerations. Download.
ebook: The Guide to UX Leadership
The Guide to UX Leadership by Dave Malouf offers straightforward advice for the 4 pillars of design leadership: understanding contexts, evangelizing design, developing teams, and crafting UX strategy. Download.
Workflow Tips For Web Designers & Frontend Developers
There is no single right workflow to build a website. But there are ways to improve your workflow and make your job a little easier. Whether you design or write code there’s usually some part to the process that can be streamlined.
UX Tips for Mastering Your Next Website Redesign
Businesses can change a lot in just a couple of years. Three years ago, mobile represented about 10% of all internet traffic. Today, it’s jumped to 38%, and Google has rolled out ranking changes that prioritize mobile optimized websites on search engine result pages. Today’s website visitor expects a different experience than those of the past.
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Your Body Text Is Too Small
Why would we limit the effectiveness of body text by minimizing its size to a browser-default that’s now over 20 years old, even on large displays?
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20 Most Important Design Principles Illustrated
Core design principles come to life in this illustrated infographic.
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Improve UX by Evaluating the Sign-up Process
The start of my frustration with sign in forms was rooted in trying to copy and paste information from 360doc.com. When I wanted to copy a sentence or quote that I found really interesting to save for personal use, an annoying pop up form comes in.
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7 sources of Free Design Inspiration from Stock Libraries
You’re trying to get inspired for your design project, but nothing’s giving you the spark you need. Here select 6 sources of graphic design inspiration you might not have thought of looking for within a stock image library.
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10 Creative Event Websites
Event websites are ephemeral and almost always simple (no complex user interfaces here). This combination affords us a unique opportunity to test new boundaries of web design, to try a creative navigation pattern, test an unfamiliar layout, play with a interesting animation library or, dare I say, hark back to the days of Flash and ActionScript 3.
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