Weekly News for Designers (N.368)

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New Resources & Tools

Flawless Typography Checklist – A complete typography master course in the form of an interactive visual checklist.
Flawless Typography Checklist

MixItUp – A high-performance, dependency-free library for animated filtering, sorting, insertion, removal and more.
MixItUp

iTyped.js – Dead simple Javascript animated typing, with no dependencies.
iTyped.js

awsm.css – A CSS library for beautify semantic HTML markup without classes, attributes, etc.
awsm.css

Materialab – A free wordpress theme, inspired by Google Material Design.
Materialab

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.
UnderStrap

Learning Guides, Tutorials & Tips

A Beginner’s Guide to Pure CSS Images By Michael Mangialardi
A Beginner’s Guide to Pure CSS Images

CSS reset for minimalists By Matt Smith
CSS reset for minimalists

CSS Evolution: From CSS, SASS, BEM, CSS Modules to Styled Components By Perezpriego
CSS Evolution: From CSS, SASS, BEM, CSS Modules to Styled Components

How to use typography in UI Design By Wojciech Zieliński
How to use typography in UI Design

How to Create Spotify Colorizer Effects With CSS Blend Modes By Web Designer Wall
How to Create Spotify Colorizer Effects With CSS Blend Modes

UX Design

How Micro-Interactions Drive User Engagement By Stephen Moyers
How Micro-Interactions Drive User Engagement

Let the Action Buttons in the Dialog Box Scream its Outcome By Bob
Let the Action Buttons in the Dialog Box Scream its Outcome

Inspiration & Trends

8 amazing examples of mobile-first, responsive navigation By Chris Myhill
8 amazing examples of mobile-first, responsive navigation

Brutalism: The ‘ugly’ web design trend taking over the internet By Ben McNicholl
Brutalism: The ‘ugly’ web design trend taking over the internet

…and finally…The Type Snob (And how to turn into one) by Pablo Stanley
The Type Snob (And how to turn into one

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