Inspirational Website of the Week: 1979 by Deru
A compelling artistic website which makes use of some modern web techniques, introducing the new album by composer Benjamin Wynn, a.k.a. Deru.
Google Night Walk
An immersive night journey through Cours Julien, a neighborhood of Marseille famous for its unique atmosphere and street art. A fantastic digital experience by Google.
Magic of CSS
An excellent textbook by Adam Schwartz with a very practical approach to learning the twisted magic of CSS.
A script by Nick Sherman and Chris Lewis that will fit text into their containers by setting a fitting width or weight variant and allowing for letter- and word-spacing adjustments as needed.
A fantastic command line utility for generating books and exercises using GitHub/Git and Markdown. Made by Codebox.
Free Font: MODERNE SANS
Marius Kempken designed this clean sans serif typeface with an art deco flair.
Bringing Responsive Images to Browsers
The feature will help slim down resource-heavy websites, the
picture element, is now official. Read about its story in this article by Mat Marquis on A List Apart.
An interesting drag and drop library for two-dimensional, resizable and responsive lists by uberVU.
Designing for Touch
The notes by Brian Thurston Bralczyk on Josh Clark’s insightful workshop at An Event Apart on designing for touch. The next part can be found here.
A very inspirational article by Twitter co-founder Biz Stone on how his creative career began.
RegExr: Learn, Build, & Test RegEx
If you know and use RegExr, you’ll love this new HTML/JS based version with a clean and modern UI.
Pure CSS Taj Mahal
A stunning CSS Taj Mahal artwork by Jan Dennison made with Sass.
Flat Icon Set (60 Icons, PNG, SVG, EPS, PSD, AI)
A set of well designed and carefully crafted icons by Roundicons.
Free Font: Densia Sans
Densia Sans is an elegant and economic sans serif typeface by Harbor Type. You can name your price for this carefully crafted font.
Dynamically generated SVG through SASS + A 3D animated RGB cube!
An interesting technique by Lea Verou for generating masked SVG gradients employing Sass.
High impact typography with background-clip: text
Some cool examples of how to use
background-clip: text to create some stunning typography by David Parker. Note that this is only supported in Chrome and Safari.
Avatars and Emoticons Vector Set (AI, EPS)
A great set of avatar components that allow you to create a huge set of different combinations. Designed by FreePik.com.
The Most Useful Websites and Web Apps
If you haven’t come across this yet: A fantastic collection of links to web tools that do at least one job. Collected by Amit Agarwal. Definitely one for the bookmarks.
Dan Edwards has compiled this highly useful list of qualitative resources for designers.
Fingerprint recognition is for sissies, follicle pattern as passwords are the future! A hairily amusing April Fools Day joke by iStrategyLabs.