Popular design news of the week: December 12, 2016 — December 182016

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December 18, 2016
Popular design news of the week: December 12, 2016 - December 18, 2016.

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.

18 Web Design Trends for 2017

7 Step Visual Web Design Process

Dark Side of UI: When Dark is Good for Users

How an Icon Ruined my Life

Culrs — A Simple, Smart Approach to Choose Color Palletes

20 Awesome Font Pairing Tools for Designers

Design Trend: Photos that Come Alive

16 Reasons to Pay for Better Designers

Web Design Isn’t More Boring, Isn’t Losing it’s Soul

If Designers Talked Dirty, this is What They Would Say

The 6 Best New UX Tools of 2016

Gitscout — A Beautiful Github Issues Experience for MacOS

Codevember: Amazing JS Experiment

What Next for CSS Grid Layout?

Ikea Renames its Products After Common Google Searches in New Ad

Medium’s Best Design Writing of 2016

Text Emoticon Generator

Uber is Fixing a Major UX Issue, Using your Favorite Color

Death to JIRA

The Best and Worst Branding of 2016

Introduction to the 8‑Point Grid System

Email Clients the Jessica Hische Way

You’re Design Thinking Too Much

Strobe Illusion — You are About to Hallucinate

Inside IBM Studios

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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