Weekly News for Designers № 570
Why it’s good for users that HTML, CSS and JS are separate languages – Separating structure, styles and interactivity isn’t so bad, after all.
Viral – A free typeface that bills itself as a “recipe for quarantining in 2020”. Download it, if you’re into that sort of thing.
Atkinson Hyperlegible – This free font provides greater legibility for low vision readers.
Examining the Evolution of the Typical Web Design Client – A look at how clients have changed since the early days of web design.
Native Aspect Ratio Boxes in CSS thanks to
aspect-ratio – Learn how to define a preferred aspect ratio for your design elements.
Avoiding ‘Wasteful’ CSS in Your Projects – Tools and techniques that will help rid your site of unused CSS styles.
Time to Say Goodbye to Google Fonts – Why self-hosting your fonts is better for performance.
The Hidden Benefits of Raising Your Prices – Beyond the obvious boost to your bottom line, you might find some other benefits as well.
EasyGrid – Check out this fully-customizable VanillaJS responsive grid framework.
Slowfil.es – This tool will help you demonstrate slow-loading resources.
How to Get Sticky and Full-Bleed Elements to Play Well Together – Learn the solution to a rather sticky problem.
Hexpalette – View community-submitted color palettes or generate your own with this online tool.
The 20 Best Food & Drink Logo Template – Use these templates to create a compelling visual identity for food and beverage establishments.
Spline – A design tool for easily creating 3D web experiences.
The State of UX in 2021 – Lessons that can help us all dive into 2021 a bit more prepared.
Restore old Google icons – Don’t like those fancy new Google icons? This Chrome extension will put the old ones back into place.
6 Free Animated Icon Packs for Adobe After Effects – Enhance your video projects with these awesome icon packs.
SpaceHey – If you have the unsettling urge to go back to the days of MySpace, SpaceHey is for you.