Pixels of the Week – June 2, 2019

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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: finding data for user research, ethical design and tech diet, is “the fold” still a thing, better designer collaboration, accessibility, mobile banking study, freelance designer traps, some SVG/Canvas 3D tool, CSS grid generator, generative music, inspiration search engine, design tools, font-display font-icon and performance, etc.

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What I was up to this week


The second part of my podcast interview on design and accessibility is online, let’s talk about problems this week 😀

TL;DNR the one you should not miss

#Design #Ethics

The world needs a tech diet; here is how designers can help, an interesting essay with 10 proposals to build less “addictive” more ethical digital products. And yes, the layout of the articles makes it hard to read on some screens so I would recommend Firefox/Safari read mode.

Interesting article

#User Research #Data

A great read on how and where to go to grab some data for user research when you have no web analytics



#Study #Mobile #Banking

Understanding How Mobile-First Millennials Are Reshaping Expectations in the Retail Banking Industry – Explore how mobile and other digital banking services are redefining and shifting the way banking consumers manage their money.


What I Learned From Posting a Survey of Conference Speakers

#CSS #Typography

font-display is Incompatible with Icon Fonts

Useful tools and plugins that will make your life easy

#SVG #Canvas #3D

This is cute: Zdog, a Round, flat, designer-friendly pseudo-3D engine for canvas & SVG

#CSS #Grid

An online CSS Grid generator to help you get started

#Generative Music

generative.fm: this site is a collection of generative music pieces: music which changes continuously and is created by a system. Such systems often generate music for as long as one is willing to listen. And it’s beautiful

#Search #Inspiration

Muzli has now a search engine to help you find inspiration using keywords

#Design #Tools

Undesign, a collection of free design tools and resources for makers, developers and designers


A tool to generate twisted polygons and export them into SVG