DesignTools

ezGIF

An online toolset for creating and editing animated GIFs.

DesignOpinions

“Some design is just meant to make people smile and that’s ok. Not everything has to be ground breaking.”

DesignResources

Grids

Principles of design grids, explained in a demonstrative and entertaining way.

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DesignOpinions

“This is your reminder that just because you see a UX or UI pattern being used in a certain way by a big company or tech company doesn’t mean that pattern is the best to use or right for your users.”

DesignTools

Instad

Restyler for diagrams, flow charts, data visuals, and infographics.

DesignTools

LudoTune

A musical toy for building tunes, loops, songs and musical sculptures.

DesignTools

Color Parrot

Ask a bot to identify colors from your photo and get their names and hex codes.

DesignOpinions

“The most annoying thing about design is that it takes so much effort and then when you finally get it right, it should feel obvious and effortless to anyone else.”

DesignResources

Smoosh

A hyper-compressed, extremely high-contrast, barely legible typeface.

DesignResources

Iconsax

1,000 icons in 6 different styles, free for personal and commercial use.

DesignOpinions

“Nobody tells you that being an old man designer is just endless slideshow decks.”

DesignTools

Doodle Ipsum

A tool to generate placeholder illustrations with a simple line of code.

DesignTalks

A Lens A Day

Quick conversations about different topics in information architecture.

DesignOpinions

“It’s really important to remember that: 1. Making something bad. 2. Then iterating until it’s good … is way faster than: 1. Make something good upfront.”

DesignOpinions

“At an unspecified time in the future, Google Search will start punishing websites that have awful accessibility, and websites will very quickly become much more accessible, and we’ll all be like ‘Wow, why didn’t we do this sooner?’”

DesignOpinions

“I think we need a few more articles about the differences between UX designers and product designers. Just to make sure we all stay confused.”

DesignOpinions

“Design is really a constant loop of asking yourself ‘Why didn’t I just do this version in the first place?’”

DesignOpinions

“I wonder what it would be like to wander around in life being blissfully unaware of bad typography. Must be great, that.”

DesignOpinions

“Content design is basically 90% trying to understand what the hell you’re supposed to design and write, and 10% actual designing and writing.”

DesignResources

3dicons

A versatile open-source 3D icon library with over 1440+ icons.

DesignOpinions

“Experimentation in big tech companies can actually be a disadvantage, because teams often start using it as a replacement for sound product and design thinking.”

DesignOpinions

“‘Sign up’ and ‘Sign in’ are the most confusing terms for me as non-native english speaker. Always takes me a moment to click the right thing. Can't we go with ‘Create account’ and ‘Log in’?”

DesignTools

imgproxy

A fast and secure standalone server for resizing and converting remote images.