This is our popular weekly design news post where we share our favorite design related articles, resources and freebies from the past week.
New Resources & Tools
Flawless Typography Checklist – A complete typography master course in the form of an interactive visual checklist.
MixItUp – A high-performance, dependency-free library for animated filtering, sorting, insertion, removal and more.
awsm.css – A CSS library for beautify semantic HTML markup without classes, attributes, etc.
Materialab – A free wordpress theme, inspired by Google Material Design.
UnderStrap – Combines the Underscores starter theme (by Automattic) and the mobile-first, responsive grid framework Bootstrap 4 (by Twitter) into a perfect open source foundation for your next WordPress theme project.
Learning Guides, Tutorials & Tips
A Beginner’s Guide to Pure CSS Images By Michael Mangialardi
CSS reset for minimalists By Matt Smith
How to use typography in UI Design By Wojciech Zieliński
How to Create Spotify Colorizer Effects With CSS Blend Modes By Web Designer Wall
How Micro-Interactions Drive User Engagement By Stephen Moyers
Inspiration & Trends
8 amazing examples of mobile-first, responsive navigation By Chris Myhill
Brutalism: The ‘ugly’ web design trend taking over the internet By Ben McNicholl
…and finally…The Type Snob (And how to turn into one) by Pablo Stanley