Popular design news of the week: August 24, 2015 — August 302015

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August 30, 2015
Popular design news of the week: August 24, 2015 - August 30, 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.

UI Movement — The Best UI Design Inspiration, Every Day

Adobe Drops Fonts, Leaves Users Stranded

Why the Confirm Password Field Must Die

Rucksack – A Little Bag of CSS Superpowers

The Future of Layout with CSS: Grid Layouts

Why Introverts Make Great Entrepreneurs

Better Image Borders with Blend Modes

Simplify your Projects by Using a UX Checklist

Why Banksy’s Dismaland is Better than You’d Ever Expected

Google has Secret Interview Challenges Based on your Search History

Bernie Sander’s 404 Page

Pixar in a Box” – How Pixar Uses Math to Make Movies

The Problem with Problems

Guidelines for Letter-spacing Type

Don’t Be Apple

Design Solutions: Placeholder Avatars

Busting 9 UX Myths like a Boss

Acorn 5 — The Image Editor for Humans

Thinking Outside the Square: Landscape and Portrait Formats on Instagram

Facebook Launches M, its Bold Answer to Siri and Cortana

McDonald’s Politely Declines Burger King’s Offer of World Peace

A Former Google Exec on How to Make Tough Decisions Quickly

In Less than Two Years, a Smartphone Could Be your Only Computer

What it Looks like to Use the Internet for the First Time

An Honest Guide to the San Francisco Startup Life

Want more? No problem! Keep track of top design news from around the web with Webdesigner News.

Cameron Chapman

Cameron Chapman is a freelance writer and designer from New England. You can visit her site or follow her on Twitter.

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