Here’s your weekly roundup of what’s new in design, code and typography.
Thought provoking #
Ownership is resistance. What we do not own, we do not have sovereignty over. A poignant read from Paul Jarvis.
Design and Code #
Varun Vachhar on What is a design system?
Coherent, not consistent. Bruno Bergher on why consistency in UI Design is overvalued.
A fantastic post from Sara Soueidan on Accessible Icon Buttons.
Can’t Unsee. A fun game to strengthen your UI design skills. Select the design that looks correct. The further you get the hard it becomes.
Google fonts is adding font-display. For more on what this means check out this short explainer by Monica Dinculescu.
enFont Terrible. Drag and drop a font file and move the sliders until you are happy with the result, then click Create font and a weird new font will be generated for you.
An interview with German typographer and designer Erik Spiekermann.
Something to watch #
Taking back your web, a talk by Tantek Çelik.