#80 - Make it boring

Hi Folks,

Here’s this weeks hoard of noteworthy links from around the internet…

Thought provoking #

Jeremy Wagner on why it’s important to Make it boring.

Designing for Friction and Flow in Customer Journeys a short but helpful video from Maria Rosala, with some clever analogies.

Design and Code #

“Color lets digital tools speak to you on a subconscious level, more immediate and intimate than words or iconography.” Ben Hersh on The Mystery of Color.

A recent Twitter thread got Michelle Barker thinking about how people interpret the use cases for CSS Grid Layout versus Flexbox.

Bradley Taunt provides a practical approach to Easy custom radio inputs.

JAMstack WTF A simple guide by Pedro Duarte to help explain how JavaScript, API’s and Markdown is revolutionising the way we think about the development workflow.

Typography #

“Learning more about how fonts work can open new doors in how you work and what you create.” Intro to Font Metrics by Weston Thayer.

Proto Grotesk oozes with personality, combining some very old-school grotesque characteristics with a quirky, modern sensibility to create something that feels brand-spanking new.” Another great review from Bethany Heck.

For your ears #

Nils Frahm releases of Encores 2, the second in a series of EPs following the release of the universally acclaimed album, All Melody, last year.

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