#75 - Algorithmic layouts

Hi folks,

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.

Typography #

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.

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