Weekly News for Designers № 480

By on March 23rd, 2019Designer News

Going Up: Vertical Lettering in Web Design – Vertical text is now being used in a number of different ways.
Going Up: Vertical Lettering in Web Design

CSS Grid: Floor Plan – Check out this colorful and complex example of what CSS Grid can do.
CSS Grid: Floor Plan

Speak Human – A tool that generates “human centric” copy for a number of use cases.
Speak Human

UX Books – A handy directory of UX-related books.
UX Books

Everything you need to know about Loading Animations – How loading animations can enhance the user experience.
Everything you need to know about Loading Animations

Mobile Usability Made Simple – How people use their devices and how it should affect your design choices.
Mobile Usability Made Simple

How Web Designers Benefit from Open Source – Open source lowers the barriers to entry and powers our careers.
How Web Designers Benefit from Open Source

Typetura – A tool for fluid typesetting, based on screen size.
Typetura

How to simplify your design – Illustrated examples of how to keep things simple.
How to simplify your design

Typography in Design Systems – Taking the right approach to type when building a design system.
Typography in Design Systems

How to convince your team to adopt CSS Grid – Addressing the concerns and demonstrating the benefits of CSS Grid.
How to convince your team to adopt CSS Grid

Authority Figure: Positioning Yourself as a Web Design Expert – Strategies for standing out in a very crowded marketplace.
Authority Figure: Positioning Yourself as a Web Design Expert

How to manipulate CSS colors with JavaScript – Learn about color models and how to convert them in JS.
How to manipulate CSS colors with JavaScript

Microsite Concept with Rotating Background – View and download a demo with animation, built with CSS3, jQuery and GSAP.
Microsite Concept with Rotating Background

Planning for Responsive Images – Serving up images that don’t hinder performance on mobile devices.
Planning for Responsive Images

lax.js – A small, vanilla JavaScript plugin for creating smooth scrolling animations.
lax.js

The Process of Implementing A UI Design From Scratch – A designer shares his thoughts and reasoning through an example project.
The Process of Implementing A UI Design From Scratch

The principle of design principles – Getting everyone on the same page when it comes to design.
The principle of design principles

Core – A free, multipurpose front-end starter kit for React or HTML.
Core

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