Every week I post a lot of my daily readings about Web, UI and UX Design, mobile design, webdesign tools and useful ressources, inspiration on twitter and other social networks.
This week’s selection: really interesting CSS ressources and tutorials (vertical-align, blend-mode, performance, etc.), a little bit of UX design, cognitive psychology and neuroscience, tips on using transparent backgrounds and great general design advice, web performance but also typography ressources.
TL;DNR the one you should not miss
A comprehensive, well considered list of things designers simply can’t do -> we should send this to some clients / managers I guess
Good Design – “You know you have a good design when you show it to people and they say, “oh, yeah, of course,” like the solution was obvious.”
Holding Off on High Fidelity – How sketching can improve your design process
How to maintain product UX consistency? (using atomic design)
Online Manipulation: All The Ways You’re Currently Being Deceived, an analysis with a few examples of dark patterns in webdesign
How to effectively use transparent backgrounds in graphic design with very nice examples
How Your Brain Decides Without You, an article on neuroscience
Inspiration and Great ideas
10 of the Best Christmas Gifts for UX Designers (I want the stencils ^^)
A Type of Advent Calendar, for my typography nerd friends 🙂
Starbnb.co, looking for a place to stay for a weekend on Tatooine ?
Love those kind of articles trying to explain blend modes with maths since I’m just “used to how it will look” as a designer
The “Blur Up” Technique for Loading Background Images – I’m wondering how actual users perceive those blurry images
Fun, games, experiments and demos
Want a taste of the old web today? oldweb.today
Look mum, I’m not a cyber criminal, just a designer, ok ?