Weekly News for Designers (N.304)

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New Tools & Resources

Hover.css [v2] – A collection of CSS3 powered hover effects.
Hover css css3 effects

Stretchy, form element autosizing, the way it should be.
Stretchy form element autosizing

jQuery Nice Select, a lightweight jQuery plugin that replaces native select elements with customizable dropdowns.
jQuery Nice Select lightweight jQuery plugin

Stylesheets, a commnunity-generated collection of the best CSS resources.
Stylesheets CSS resources

Readable, a jQuery plugin for creating readable paragraphs.
Readable jQuery plugin readable paragraphs

Tuesday, a quirky CSS Animation Library.
CSS Animation Library Tuesday

Learning Resources, Tutorials & Tips

How to Create a Fullscreen Video Opening Animation by Pedro Botelho.
Create a Fullscreen Video Opening Animation

Why is it so Easy to Get "Mobile First" Wrong? By James Archer.
Mobile First Wrong

The Subliminal Connotations of Our Font Choices by Paul Andrew.
Subliminal Connotations Font Choices

Responsive Sidebar Navigation in CSS and jQuery by CodyHouse.
Responsive Sidebar Navigation CSS jQuery

How to Effectively Use White Space in Web Design by Tomer Lerner.
Effectively Use White Space Web Design

The Best Free Alternatives to the Most Popular Fonts by Chris Spooner.
Best Free Alternatives Most Popular Fonts

Adapting Mobile Web Usability for Ad Content Blockers by Mira Brody.
Adapting Mobile Web Usability Ad Content Blockers

Creating Material Design Ripple Effects with SVG by Dennis Gaebel.
Creating Material Design Ripple Effects SVG

CSS vs SVG: The Final Round(up) by Sara Soueidan.
CSS vs SVG

Good Reading for Freelance Designers

Are You Selling Clients What They Want? by Joseph Putnam
Are You Selling Clients What They Want

7 Ways to Come Up With New Creative Ideas by Carter Bowles.
7 Ways to Come Up With New Creative Ideas

The 10 Golden Rules of Simple, Clean Design by Addison Duvall.
10 Golden Rules of Simple Clean Design

Free Templates, Fonts & Icons

PerfectKit, a modern UI kit with desktop & mobile views (PSD).
PerfectKit modern UI kit desktop mobile psd photoshop

Tography Lite, a Photography Theme for WordPress.
Tography Lite Photography Theme free WordPress

Inspirational Galleries

HTML & CSS Examples of Material Design in Action.
HTML CSS Examples Material Design

Never, Ever Say These Phrases to a Photographer!
Never Ever Say These Phrases Photographer


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