Popular Design News of the Week: August 24, 2015 – August 30, 2015

Cameron Chapman By Cameron Chapman  |  Aug. 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


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