Weekly News for Designers № 475

By on February 15th, 2019Designer News

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Making a Statement: The Use of Stacked Text Blocks in Web Design – It may not seem like much, but this design technique can have a large impact.
Making a Statement: The Use of Stacked Text Blocks in Web Design

Amino – A live CSS editor for Google Chrome.
Amino

Text Distortion Effects using Blotter.js – Examples of distorting text upon scrolling and mouse movement.
Text Distortion Effects using Blotter.js

The end of the celebrity designer – How “open” design leads to more collaboration.
The end of the celebrity designer

Using the WordPress Classic Editor on New Websites – A look at scenarios where sticking with the Classic Editor makes sense.
Using the WordPress Classic Editor on New Websites

UX microcopy: finding a balance between empathy and humor – Striking the right tone for your brand.
UX microcopy: finding a balance between empathy and humor

Promo Image Resizer – A browser-based image tool with handy presets for social media.
Promo Image Resizer

Intro to Font Metrics – Take an inside look at how fonts work.
Intro to Font Metrics

HTML slides without frameworks, just CSS – How to create a presentation that doesn’t require outside dependencies.
HTML slides without frameworks, just CSS

18 Free High-Resolution Adobe Illustrator Brush Packs – Spice up your vector graphics with this collection of brushes.
18 Free High-Resolution Adobe Illustrator Brush Packs

Stisla – A beautiful, free Bootstrap admin template.
Stisla

Not Paid – Have a client who hasn’t paid? Send a message with this JavaScript that decreases the opacity of their website each day until it fades completely.
Not Paid

Uppy – A sleek, modular file uploader that integrates with any website or app.
Uppy

Bidirectional Scrolling is here to save Responsive Design – Can scrolling content in two directions make for a better mobile UX?
Bidirectional Scrolling is here to save Responsive Design

10 Free Instagram Story Templates – Share your story in a beautiful, consistent manner with these templates.
10 Free Instagram Story Templates

10 Insights on the State of Visual Storytelling in 2019 – Thoughts on creating the best storytelling experience.
10 Insights on the State of Visual Storytelling in 2019

An Introduction to CSS Exclusions – Learn what CSS exclusions are and how they could solve some complex layout problems.
An Introduction to CSS Exclusions

New JavaScript Features That Will Change How You Write Regex – How ES2018 improves the text processing capabilities of JS.
New JavaScript Features That Will Change How You Write Regex

TypeIt – A JavaScript typing library that is billed as the “world’s most versatile”.
TypeIt

Carbonize – Create beautiful images from your own code snippets.
Carbonize

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