»Design can be art. Design can be aesthetics. Design is so simple, that’s why it is so complicated.« — Paul Rand
before I start with this week's bunch of links, I would like to thank Violeta Nedkova for posting »UX und Tollerei« over on Product Hunt. As a result, the number of subscribers has just doubled!
So, welcome to all new readers of this weekly UX reading list! As always, I have some inspirational links and noteworthy articles for you. But for now, have a great start into the weekend and happy reading:
- For when you hit a wall with your design, Digital Telepathy published a Periodic Table of Design
- Some of you may already know Tower, a really great Git Client for Mac OS X. In its recent update, it got a complete overhaul to feel more Yosemite-esque. In their blog, the people behind Tower share their experience from bringing an app to Apple's latest OS - App Design on Yosemite
- A great interview with type Designer Akira Kobayashi - »Letters Do Not Stand By Themselves«
- Could you really be a UX designer?
- Pttrns is a quite extensive collection of mobile UI patterns for your inspiration needs
- A plea for web designers about accessibility on low-powered devices or what happens when you use your e-ink kindle to surf the web - Accessibility and Low-Powered Devices
- »Text is UI« - The best UI typeface goes unnoticed
- 15 years ago, A Dao of Web Design was published. Here’s why it’s still so important - 15 Years of Dao
- So, what do buttons and redesigns have in common? - Resist the Redesign
- »It is not the strongest nor the most intelligent species that survives, but the one most adaptable to change.« - The Commoditization of Design
- A very personal and thoughtful portrait of Cameron Moll in Envato's »Made By« series - Made By: Cameron Moll
- Advice from a young designer to younger designers
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Thanks for reading and I hope you have a great weekend.
See you next week
Published on Apr 10, 2015