I had a lot of fun collating this weeks creative and development inspiration run down. There have been so many great projects released recently. Take a look and let me know which one was your favourite.
Google keep pushing and pushing – as shown in Creative and Development Inspiration 21. Now they have redesigned their “Material Design” style rule book. God damn its pretty. Open sourced, and designed specifically to help teams build digital experiences. Have a click about the site, so much to see.
7 Rules for Creating Gorgeous UI (Part 2)
This guide for “visual aesthetics” covers some very interesting points. The section on laying text over an image is very prominent to me, seemingly an issue that crops up time and time again. Nicely broken down with examples and explanations. Worth a flick through.
Screely instantly turns your screenshot or design into a beautiful image you can share anywhere. No Photoshop or Sketch templates necessary! This is brilliant for quickly sending screenshots to clients, but making sure they look that little bit better.
More Than Pixels: Selling Design Discovery
I am constantly pushing to make the web development process more efficient and more informed. When juggling projects, and dealing with many stakeholders (most of whom aren’t interested in dev…understandably…) it is easy to push past the toughest bit. Research and analysis of a project is not something at the forefront of our minds, and it should be. Smashing magazine shows us how this can be covered, and profitably.
Design Seeds have been on my radar for a whilst now, but I have never written about them. Daily colour palettes from photos, this particular palette vibed with me on this sunny day. I would recommend looking through some of there other posts. Some great colours.
Homey landing – Website Landing Page Design
Scrolling through Dribble, I stumbled across this great landing page design by Mehedi Hasan. Really nice light style, with lots of spacing, and a really draw on your eye.