This weeks rundown covers the large problem of small fonts, why you should always ask why, and that footers are essential. All this and more!
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Designer Resources, Examples and Inspiration
Footers 101: Design Patterns and When to Use Each
Users use website footers, and yet the amount of design that goes into a footer in shockingly low. Next time, maybe consider your footer?
The myth that design systems solve easy problems
Design systems fix the common problems, not the easy ones. The are brilliant at ensuring the design process is faster, and smoother, but cannot be the everything solution.
How and why our Team created a Design Process
A simple aim: “I wish we had more clarity around the process we use to take a product from idea to production”.
Please Stop Using These Tiny-Ass Fonts!
Drew Magary shares my opinions on small fonts. If the reader cannot read it, you have failed in your job. Always consider the end user and how the will view the text.
Development Snippets, Samples, and Articles
Storybook 5 – Released
Complete over-haul of the dev experience, a component library that is theme ready, and a new URL structure for the nice usability.
Unit Testing Components in React
Unit testing is a great discipline which can lead to 40%-80% reductions in production bug density.
A Bit of Everything
Asking Why instead of What when building great products
When working on a product for a long time, it is very easy to start seeing it as a set of features. As the team always works to get the next feature out, it becomes very common for people to forget the initial goal: solving users’ problem.
Keyword Tool & Content Assistant
A new keyword finder for your brand. Find More Keyword Suggestions. Create Better Performing Content.
Need to resize, style and compress a folder of images? No time to send it through design? This is the tool for you!