This is our popular weekly design news post where we share our favorite design related articles, resources and freebies from the past week.
Things to Know in 2017
The most promising design tools you should try in 2017 By Ji Hong Kim
The state of design tools in 2017 By Sandijs Ruluks
Design Trends in 2016 & What to Expect in 2017 By Web Designer Wall
New Resources & Tools
50 Free eBooks for Web Designers & Developers – There has been no language, no point of discussion, or no trend that has not, at one time or another, been extensively explored and analyzed, and eventually published as an eBook. The great news is quite a lot of these books are available for free!
Bttn.css – Awesome buttons for awesome projects!
table-dragger – Easily add drag-and-drop sorting to your table without jQuery.
React Cheat Sheet – A handy collection of useful React code snippets.
Evans – A free WordPress theme for writers.
Learning Guides, Tutorials & Tips
Learning Web Development in 2017 is Much Easier than You Think! By Norman Arvidsson
CSS Vertical Centering – Everything You Need To Know By Web Designer Wall
Inspiration & Ideas
The (very) Best of Material Design in 2016 By MaterialUp
Illustrating Animals With 13 Circles: A Tutorial And Drawing Challenge By Dorota Pankowska
2017 Trendy Google Fonts Combinations By Great Simple Studio