Infinum #DesignIslandsPostcards - weekly design newsletter
Oct 8 2019
#DesignSlices - It’s not all lines and shapes, but...
UX & UI, grids & colors
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You need a shape system
Shapes are often the overlooked element in designer's toolbox, but wise designers use them along color, typography and imagery to express brand and hierarchy. Learn how to use them and build systems!
Rounded or sharp-corner buttons?
Rounded corners are becoming the industry standard. What is making them so popular? How do we make wise button decisions?
UI design in practice: Dividers
Separating content into groups and managing dense information is a crucial part of designing layouts. We can accomplish this with a simple UI element called: dividers.
🛠️ Tools & Resources
Applying shape to UI
Google Material design is a great resource, especially for junior designers. Check out their Shape themed articles and resources.
The Bézier Game
Master the pen tool and have fun doing it by playing The Bézier Game. Hint: If you are an advanced player, you can skip the tutorial stage.
Poster design process
The challenge of this year's Infinum Academy Design Course poster was to transfer the topic of interaction onto printed posters. Take a look at the ideas we played with.
Dropbox Transfer illustrations
A couple of drawings Justin Tran did for the newly-launched beta of Dropbox Transfer.
Look Book is a project designed to explore the use of UI Libraries in Adobe XD. It's aimed at designers new to XD or digital product design.
Kontrast is a puzzle game that invites you to use your creativity to find a way through a playful maze.
Rokas Aleliunas is just doing stuff, really feeling this mellow autumn whether mood.
Postcard from #DesignIslands – To make an end is to make a beginning
Postcard from #DesignIslands – Celebrate endings, for they precede new beginnings
Postcard from #DesignIslands – Look at usual things with unusual eyes
Postcard from #DesignIslands – Small steps can lead to big changes
Postcard from #DesignIslands – On daily routines and rounded corners
Postcard from #DesignIslands – Think before you speak, read before you think
Postcard from #DesignIslands – Creating a Design Community
Postcard from #DesignIslands – How to create a purrfect design
Postcard from #DesignIslands Dust off your portfolio
Postcard from #DesignIslands — The Future Is Now