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Table of Contents: The Ultimate Design Guide
Tables of contents provide a page overview and direct access to specific sections. When designing a table of contents, carefully compare different placement and styling options to maximize usability.
Care beyond code: 7 best design practices for frontend developers—Martian Chronicles, Evil Martians’ team blog
evilmartians.com • 11+ min
Frontend can be about more than just code—we’re also the last bastion helping our teams against pesky design bugs! We share 7 best design practices for frontend engineers.
How you can "think different"
productlessons.substack.com • 4 min
Three ideas, five examples from psychology
The perfect drawing tool
ralphammer.com • 3 min
What pen and pencil is best for sketching? Learn how the personality of pencils, pens, and brushes can influence your art and your creative growth. This is what you need to get started with drawing…
The Gulf Between Design and Engineering / Design Systems International
designsystems.international • 11+ min
A new set of principles for better workflows when making digital products
What if Warhol created design tokens in Figma?
A thought experiment on naming conventions for Tier 2 color tokens
Marc Newson's 021C Ford Concept Car has Aged Extremely Well
www.core77.com • 1 min
If you look at most concept cars designed a quarter-century ago, they look dated, a product of their times. One exception is the Ford 021C, designed in 1999 by Marc Newson. Auto reseller L'art de…
The Woman Who Theorized Color: An Introduction to Mary Gartside’s New Theory of Colours (1808)
www.openculture.com • 3 min
Shared by 1205, including Marcos, Jennifer Ouellette, Tamsen Webster, Message Strategist (she/her), Gabriele
Where do fonts come from? This one business, mostly
thehustle.co • 8 min
Creators say they struggle to gain a foothold in a font market dominated by Monotype
Dan Mall’s 10 Principles for a Worthy Design Career
www.figma.com • 6 min
Dan Mall distills decades of experience navigating the design world into ten pieces of advice for tackling complex tasks, preventing burnout, and fostering continuous learning.
The Best Book Cover Designs of 2023
kottke.org • 2 min
I love a good book cover design. As I wrote last year: The book cover is one of my all-time favorite design objects
A beginner’s guide to Design Tokens
Learn the basics of what design tokens are, how they’re used, their benefits, and some tools and resources to get you started.
An AI artist explains his workflow
How it works — and why it takes a surprisingly long time to make something good.Subscribe and turn on notifications 🔔 so you don't miss any videos: http://...
The design manager’s toolkit
Take the best of being a designer and create a durable playbook for handling challenges as a manager
Good design is subjective, contextual, and intentional
Urban planners have been designing for human experiences for nearly 200 years, UI/UX designers can learn from this
A gentle introduction to Domain Driven Design
Starting into DDD is hard, even though it’s heavily praised by their practitioners. This article introduces the topic, gently.
The Best Movie Posters of 2023
kottke.org • 1 min
I am not in the habit of buying movie posters, but I bought one this year — for a movie that doesn’t even exis