Popular design news of the week: January 15, 2018 — January 212018

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January 21, 2018
Popular design news of the week: January 15, 2018 - January 21, 2018.

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.

Bye Bye Material Design

Safari is the New Internet Explorer

Gridbox — A Website/​interface Builder for Bootstrap and Foundation

How the BBC Builds Websites that Scale

Productive — The Only Tool You Need to Run a Profitable Agency

10 New Principles of Good Design

Adele — The Most Complete Design Systems Repository

Instagram.css — Complete Set of Instagram Filters in Pure CSS

Renaissance — The Freshest CSS Framework

Laws of UX

Hawaii’s Missile Alert Fiasco Highlights the Importance of Good Interface Design

HardyPress — Use Wordpress as a Static Site Generator

Keeping up with SEO in 2018: What You Should Focus on

20 Free Thin Fonts for Elegant Designs

Mental Illness in the Web Industry

Agantty — Free, Beautiful and Easy to Use Project Management Tool

Manta App

Linqes — Manage and Share your Bookmarks

Oh Dear! — Website Monitoring, Without the Hassle

5 Basic Tips for Illustrating

A Designer’s Guide to the Future

Solving Fifty Shades of Blue, or How We Built Our Design System

Branding Beyond the Pixels

Designers Who Play with Words

Hey Meta — Quickly Check, Improve and Generate your Website’s Meta Tags

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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