#67 - Intrinsic Web Design

Hi folks,

A few links I felt were worth sharing this week…

Thought provoking #

Climate change is unraveling this Antarctic ecosystem by Craig Welch

The Math Behind The 5-Hour Rule: Why You Need To Learn 1 Hour Per Day Just To Stay Relevant from Michael Simmons

Design and Code #

“Intrinsic Web Design: belonging to the essential nature or constitution of a thing.”

In Everything You Know About Web Design Just Changed Jen Simmons talks about where we’ve come from with web layout and where we’re heading in the Intrinsic Web Design era.

Oliver Schöndorfer on Implementing a variable font with fallback web fonts

Dash for IOS a useful tool which gives you offline access to 200+ API documentation sets.

Typography #

Structural Typography – Type as both language and composition by Bethany Heck

GT Zirkon – named after the second hardest crystal that exists, is a new san serif from Grilli Type which freely mixes historical and contemporary ideas. It was created by Tobias Rechsteiner over a nine year period.

Something to watch #

In What if He Falls? filmmakers Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin take us inside the process of documenting Alex Honnold’s quest for climbing glory — and the ethical calculus of filming a friend who could, with the slip of a finger, plummet to his death.

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