»If Ernest Hemingway, James Mitchener, Neil Simon, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Pablo Picasso could not get it right the first time, what makes you think that you will?« — Paul Heckel
it's already Friday and I have a new batch of interesting links and reads for you.
But before we get to this: I would like to remind you that this year's The Net Awards nominations are now open. So take your chance and say thanks to a team, a person or a project that you love. But for now, happy reading!
- Forcing users into new habits will only hurt the UX, so you need to be careful when designing new user paths - How to change user habits with interaction design
- »Don’t use an icon if its meaning isn’t 100% clear to everyone. A text label is always clearer.« - The best icon is a text label
- Die PNG. Die! How to use vector icons in your apps.
- As Twitter introduced their partnership with Foursquare to work on location-tagged tweets, Dennis Crowley took the time and summarized Foursquare's last six years - Six Years In. A Few Thoughts on Foursquare.
- You’re not doing the thing.
- Great piece about why Meerkat has succeeded where so many others failed - The Subtle Things
- Interesting excerpt from Golden Krishna's new book - The best interface is no interface: why we don't always need An App for That
- »The word 'privacy' has been hijacked to suggest that you’re hiding things you’re ashamed about.« - The Illusion of Free
- Disney's 12 Basic Principles of Animation applied to CSS transforms and animations - Animation Principles for the Web
- The big mistake nearly every designer makes.
- The Great Discontent launched their new website. You should definitely check it out
- »Your website should be so simple, a drunk person could use it.« Literally
- Benedikt Lehnert wrote a great article about how to use Open Design Reviews to establish a company-wide design culture
That's it for this week. Remember to tweet me @kaibrueckers if you have any questions. Thanks for reading and I hope you have a great weekend.
See you next week
Published on Mar 27, 2015