#86 - Ruined by design

Hi Folks,

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

Thought provoking #

“As designers, we need to see ourselves as gatekeepers of what we are bringing into the world, and what we choose not to bring into the world. Design is a craft with responsibility. The responsibility to help create a better world for all.”

Ruined by Design, a new book by Mike Monteiro. The sample chapter is well worth reading.

Design and Code #

Fit For Purpose: Making Sense of the New CSS a talk by Eric Meyer.

Chris Nwamba on Planning for Responsive Images.

How we built the fastest conference website in the world. Malte Ubl shares the techniques used to build the JSConf EU website.

Typography #

Scott Kellum talks about Typetura, his new project that helps you create and visualise a fluid typographic system without writing code.

A Brief History of Sans Serif typefaces by Peter Biľak.

Richard Rutter on All you need to know about hyphenation in CSS.

Switching to Variable fonts from Matthew Ström.

Something to watch #

A Journey to the End of Time, a stunning picture of how the future might unfold from Melody Sheep.

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