Every week I share a list of curated articles, resources and tools about UX, UI and mobile design, HTML, CSS, the web industry, process inspiration and more…
This week’s selection: Accessibility for UX Designers, frontend bookmarks, how to give constructive design feedback, colors in design systems, tips for designing remotely, pushing the limits of CSS, image techniques, a trick for minimum viable CSS dark mode, CSS diagonale layouts, UI design principes, responsive behavior, how people read on the internet, a fun game in the browser and mooooore…
Here is A starter guide for UX Designers, it’s a small guide about delivering accessible websites and some tools/resources, because it’s our job to advocate for all users, including those with disabilities
How People Read Online: New and Old Findings – Looking back at findings from a series of eyetracking studies over 13 years, we see that fundamental scanning behaviors remain constant, even as designs change. With so many patterns, are those even patterns?
Constructive vs Destructive feedback, some tips on how to get constructive feedback: if you want quality feedback you need to frame the session, set goals, non goals, etc and be careful about who gets invited otherwise it will derail
“Tips for designing remotely” interesting tips, you might think that there’s quite a lot of documentation going on here but that’s life as a designer as well, sharing process, explaining concepts, the whys and how’s, seeking feedback, etc.
Extending the Limits of CSS: from art and animations to games and even a search engine, pushing the limits of CSS have never been so fun
Image Techniques On The Web: various ways of including images in your website with advantages and disadvantages (<img> tag, <picture> and srcset for responsive images, CSS background, SVG <image> and responsive SVGs, SVG masks)
Useful tools and resources that will make your life easy
frontendbookmarks.com this is really cool, worth bookmarking (hehe): a collection of articles and talks about HTML, CSS, and JS, grouped by elements, attributes, properties, selectors, methods, and expressions
Designer.Watch: a place to find documentaries on art, design, typography
Remote Confidence, Women Talk Design is putting together a Monday-Wednesday-Friday email called Remote Confidence. Three times per week starting this Wednesday, someone from our network of experienced speakers will be sharing a tip or trick to speak, teach, facilitate, or meet remotely with confidence directly to your inbox for free. Will you join us?
Fabricating Alternatives – a digital card deck powered by AI that remixes and multiplies ideas around any topic that you and your team are exploring. This generates a serie of “what if” questions for your brainstorming sessions. It generated a lot of garbage like MANY AI generated content but it’s still quite fun and interesting once you cherry picked the interesting ones.