Every week I post a lot of my daily readings about Web, UI and UX Design, mobile design, webdesign tools and useful resources, inspiration on twitter and other social networks.
This week’s selection: psychology principles applied to UX Design, icon font vs SVG, burger menu animation, queer patches and illustrations, small teams better than big ones, elements hiding in CSS, mobile design Android and iOS differences, CSS animated flexbox tutorial, racism in design, facial recognitions as tool for oppression and more.
You can follow me on twitter to get a dose of links every days.
TL;DNR the one you should not miss
digitalpsychology.io a list of psychology principles you can apply to user experience design and service design to make your products better (or worse, depends which side of the force you are on)
- Icon Fonts vs SVGs – Which One Should You Use In 2018?, so what’s your favorite method and why?
- Element Hiding Techniques in CSS, nice summary of different techniques and when to use them (animations, screenreader accessible content, etc.)
- THIS IS PURRRFEKT and you need it in your life if your write CSS “Flexbox — The Animated Tutorial”
- Facial Recognition Is the Perfect Tool for Oppression – Because facial recognition technology poses an extraordinary danger, society can’t afford to have faith in internal processes of reform like self-regulation.
- Racism in Design. Who to Blame?
Interesting quick reminder “Differences between Designing Native iOS Apps and Native Android Apps”
Why Small Teams Win And Bigger Ones Fail – great read, but, even if small teams work better, if everybody in the team is working at 300% of their capacities, maybe you still need more people, or create a second team, or reduce the workload ^^
Inspiration, fun demos and Great ideas
Hamburger Menu Animations, nice little demos
Jen Bartel created some amazing queer and feminist space patches
The doomed Toys “R” Us rebrand that never came to be, kind of sad, this looked really nice
Google will lose $50 million or more from Fortnite bypassing the Play Store, interesting decision, let’s see if this sets a precedent for other games .
Android 9 Pie, I like the focus on prediction (open playlist when connecting the headphones) and the . step towards less distraction 🙂