Tag: design

  • VHS Distributor Logos

    [An excellent collection for your Tuesday blues.][link] Ray sez: >After seeing them all together, I don’t think it’s a stretch to say that this could have been the Dribbble popular page about 5-6 years ago. I totally see it, yeah. [link]: http://reaganray.com/2018/01/22/vhs-distributors.html “http://reaganray.com/2018/01/22/vhs-distributors.html”

  • A List Apart going ad-free, patron-supported

    ALA was instrumental to my start in this business. I both bless and curse them for this. [Here’s the Patreon.][pat] It’s a move I am fully in favor of. Death to ads. >[We’re getting rid of advertisers][link] and digging back to our roots: community-based, community-built, and determinedly non-commercial. If you want to highlight local events…

  • Algorithm designs seven million different jars of Nutella

    [An article about a cool thing with a goofy lede][link]: >An algorithm has *usurped the traditional role of a designer* to generate millions of unique packaging designs for Nutella. Emphasis mine. It’s goofy because nothing usurped anything. A designer created an algorithm to create variations. It’s just a different kind of design. [link]: https://www.dezeen.com/2017/06/01/algorithm-seven-million-different-jars-nutella-packaging-design/ “Algorithm…

  • #c0ffee is the color

    A [beautiful list of valid HTML colors which are also english-language words][link]. There’s a poetry to how some of these match up; “defied / #DEF1ED” for example seems perfect somehow? [link]: http://c0ffee.surge.sh/ “#c0ffee is the color”

  • Stop using device breakpoints

    [Adam Silver with some good horse sense][1]. This is a surprisingly common practice here in the Year of Luigi 2017. It’s mostly surprising because we spent so much time talking about this during the original web standards push that I’d hoped it had sunk in. [1]: https://medium.com/simple-human/stop-using-device-breakpoints-b11a87e2625c “Stop using device breakpoints – Simple = Human…

  • “For The Love Of Dog” Wireframe Skull Featured on Adafruit’s YouTube Channel

    I am truly honored to have my work represented by [this marginally-popular regular feature on Adafruit’s YouTube channel][link]. Seriously, so great. [link]: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=psWgfBCL-Ek “Wireframe Skull on Time-lapse Tuesday”

  • I Designed A T-Shirt With Pro Wrestler Jervis Cottonbelly

    This was fun. You can catch Jervis on Championship Wrestling from Hollywood, and CHIKARA Pro. You can buy the shirt on prowrestlingtees.com.

  • Trail Type

    [A user-generated collection of typography from national parks and other ‘wild’ spaces.][link] Beautiful stuff. [link]: http://www.trailtype.com/ “Trail Type”

  • Light Switches from Buster + Punch

    [Gorgeous steel, bronze brass light switches and dimmers][link]. This is what Dr. Frankenstein would have in his apartment. [link]: http://store.busterandpunch.com/collections/hooked/Electricity “HOOKED – Buster + Punch”

  • obelisk.js

    [Obelisk.js is a JavaScript Engine for building isometric pixel objects.][link] … and it looks like a million bucks. This may have to be the basis for my life’s work: A modern remake of the SNES version of SimCity. (via [Jesper][jesp]) [link]: https://github.com/nosir/obelisk.js “nosir/obelisk.js on GitHub” [jesp]: http://waffle.wootest.net “Waffle, Jesper’s blog”

  • Float Labels with CSS

    [Slick technique that is worth looking into for many applications.][link] As someone who deals with a lot of form inputs both as a user and a designer, there are some useful ideas here. [link]: http://css-tricks.com/float-labels-css/ “Float Labels with CSS | CSS-Tricks”

  • tinytype – a table showing all of the available default system fonts across different mobile platforms

    [No surprise that Android has the fewest, with a grand total of FOUR.][link] [link]: http://www.jordanm.co.uk/tinytype “tinytype”