Creative and Development Inspiration 18

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This weeks list is more development based. Some incredible new packages being released, as well as some great examples of what can be achieved on the web. Don’t fret however, you designers. There is a little bit of something for you as well!

 

Your Interactive Makes Me Sick

Picture this: you’re sitting in a car, and the car next to you starts to pull forward. For a moment you feel like you’re moving backwards. That brief feeling of disorientation, where the world is moving in a way your body doesn’t quite process—imagine that you feel like that all the time. Front-end developers like pushing design styles, sometimes we need to step back

This article explains why maybe altering standard browser functionality might not be the best idea.

https://source.opennews.org/articles/motion-sick/

 

Stinkymoji

Created by Stink Studios, this web app is incredible. Using live facial recognition it turns your face into the controller for one of three characters. A great example of what can be done on the web. This creative style is brilliant, and the design and development on the project have been pulled together really well.

https://stinkmoji.cool/

 

Muuri

Muuri is a magical JavaScript layout engine that allows you to build all kinds of layouts and make them responsive, sortable, filterable, draggable and/or animated. Comparing to what’s out there Muuri is a combination of PackeryMasonryIsotope and Sortable, all brilliant JS packages that help make front end development easier to navigate.

https://github.com/haltu/muuri

 

10 cheat codes for designing User Interfaces

This article shares a list of things the author has learnt from different web/UI designers, things they learned in designing user interfaces, and new discoveries they found along the way. A must have for a front end developer/designer.

https://medium.com/sketch-app-sources/design-cheatsheet-274384775da9

 

Deep Learn

deeplearn.js is an open source hardware-accelerated JavaScript library for machine intelligence. deeplearn.js brings performant machine learning building blocks to the web, allowing you to train neural networks in a browser or run pre-trained models in inference mode.

https://deeplearnjs.org/

 

Flutter

Flutter is Google’s mobile UI framework for crafting high-quality native interfaces on iOS and Android in record time. Flutter works with existing code, is used by developers and organizations around the world, and is free and open source. Google are brilliant for creating packages for developers and designers, such as Google Poly as discussed in Creative and Development 2.

https://flutter.io/

 

Is the logo still the most important part of a brand’s image?

What’s in a brand? Paul Bailey, strategy director at We Launch, argues that a company’s character is made up of so much more than its logo, from its sound to its app icon. This article is more for the creatives, but I think that both designers and developers need to be in the loop.

https://www.designweek.co.uk/issues/26-february-4-march-2018/is-logo-still-most-important-part-brand-image/