Every day, I share on Twitter and LinkedIn a list of curated articles I read, resources and tools about UX Design, User Research, UI and mobile design, HTML, CSS, the web industry, some process, some inspiration, etc. This is an archive of everything I shared this week.
Something that is often not taught in design school is design-devrel, and what you should document for your engineers. This is a nice introduction by @mahdif
to “what design specs” do you need to create. For me the basic rule is: ask devs what they need?
Leo Vargas is a freelance Illustrator in Brazil with an amazing colorful style: his Behance and Instagram
Muhammed Sajid is an illustrator who lives in Bangalore. His illustrations always feature bright joyful palettes with geometric architectural renderings and insightful character portraits. Instagram and Behance
Useful tools and resources that will make your life easy
Overlay Fact Sheet, an open letter about accessibility overlays. No overlay product on the market can cause a website to become fully compliant with any existing accessibility standard and therefore cannot eliminate legal risk.
I had no idea “animated typefaces for After Effects” was a thing (I haven’t opened AE since I graduated ^^) this is really cool. I love the Alquimia one, the Sketch is really cute, and Franchise, yes please!
It’s sad that some websites suffer from a lack of contrast, but this extension (Chrome, Firefox, Edge, & more) should help you read low contrast sites when you navigate the web: fixa11y.com