Popular Design News of the Week: June 22, 2015 – June 28, 2015

Cameron Chapman By Cameron Chapman  |  Jun. 28, 2015

Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around the web that can be of interest to web designers. 

The best way to keep track of all the great stories and news being posted is simply to check out the Webdesigner News site, however, in case you missed some here’s a quick and useful compilation of the most popular designer news that we curated from the past week.

Note that this is only a very small selection of the links that were posted, so don’t miss out and subscribe to our newsletter and follow the site daily for all the news.


WhatsApp for Desktop – Beautiful Mac, Windows & Linux Desktop Client for WhatsApp


Trendy Web Color Palettes and Material Design Color Schemes & Tools


The Grid – Beta Rollout has Begun


Google has Quietly Launched a GitHub Competitor


McDonald’s New Takeout Bag Looks Exactly like One a College Student Designed 2 Years Ago


How Apple Could Modernise iMessage


Checklist of Skills and Tools Every Designer Should Learn


Apple Rumored to Be Working on a Crazy iPhone Design


Why your Website Continues to Disappoint


How to Make a Prototype in 3 Days


Amazon Echo is Available to Everyone Today


Why We Moved Our Company Blog to Medium


Twitter’s Biggest UX Problem: Who the Hell is it Designed For?


How Beats Tricks You into Thinking it Makes a Premium Product


Samsung Attaches Screen to Semi-truck to Show the Road Ahead


Gmail Formally Adds ‘Undo Send’ Option


The Best Brand Reactions to the Historic Gay Marriage Decision


2016’s Presidential Hopefuls Rebranded as Black Metal Bands


Google Maps: Yosemite Street View


Instagram: The all New Search and Explore


NASA Astronaut Uses Earth’s Glow to Light his Space Selfies


Woah, Man, Google Made a Computer Program that Makes Trippy Art


Google’s Street View Takes Armchair Climbers up El Capitan


How They Made True Detective’s Opening Credits so Eerie


Tumblr TV – your Endless Gif Channel


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