Here are few things I felt were worth sharing this week.
Thought provoking #
“Seek first to understand, then to be understood.” – Stephen R. Covey
In Making Future Interfaces: Algorithmic Layouts, Heydon Pickering shows how us create CSS layouts that are self-governing, using Flexbox and Grid.
9 Books designers should read in 2019 chosen by some big names in design.
Design and Code #
CSS Grid for Designers. Great article from Johna Paolino complete with a list of helpful resources.
How to learn CSS from Rachel Andrew.
Bulb: Solar Design System. My electricity company has a a design system. I knew there was good reason to change and now it’s shown itself.
A new look for CSS Tricks.
Meg Miller on The Font Family That’s “Like a Tribute Album” to Grotesks.
Future Fonts is a marketplace to shop experimental typefaces, where designers can sell typefaces they are currently working on.
Roquefort is a quirky expanded grotesque from Polytype – the type practise of Lewis MacDonald, based in Glasgow, Scotland.
Something to watch #
Giving to Receive: Building Community & Meaning.
Yoga teacher Adriene Mishler discusses how she created a successful business around community, by using a non-hierarchical, inclusive approach and giving most of her content away for free.