Here’s this weeks hoard of interesting links from around the internet…
Thought provoking #
The Downside of Work-Life Balance by James Clear.
What is a UX Strategy from Auton Sten.
Design and Code #
Thomas Lowry on Everything you need to know about layout grids in Figma.
Preload, prefetch and other tags from Ivan Akulov.
Inclusively Hidden. Scott Hara on the various ways to hide content and the different effects they have on the accessibility.
Creating an aspect ratio CSS utility by Andy Bell.
ETC Trispace. A wacky almost monospaced variable font from Etcetera Type Company.
12 things I learned in type school. Peter Cho summarises his year as a student in the Type@CooperWest Extended program.
Nodding to its historical roots in the 1920s, Gangster Grotesk by Pizza Typefaces is a contemporary typeface that combines a sharp contrast with angled terminal strokes that curve inward ever so slightly.
Something to watch #
How sampling transformed music. Sampling isn’t about “hijacking nostalgia wholesale,” says Mark Ronson. It’s about inserting yourself into the narrative of a song while also pushing that story forward.