Popular design news of the week: July 30, 2018 — August 52018

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August 05, 2018
Popular design news of the week: July 30, 2018 - August 5, 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.

Evolving the Firefox Brand

The Age of the Wordless Logo

How I Built my Side Project and Got 31,000 Users the First Week

Art and Copy: Bridging the Gap Between Design and Content

W. E. B. Du Bois’ Staggering Data Visualizations

Educational Website Design Trends to Follow in 2018/​2019

Six Lessons Learned by Creating a Design System at a Fast-moving Start-up

CSS Color Playground

Amazon Dark Patterns — Censuring Unhappy Customers

Stripe Issuing

Why We Decided to Drop LESS for SCSS

Feediary — Your Favourite RSS Content, with Zero Tracking & Zero Ads

Sketch Vs Adobe XD: Which One Should You Use?

How to Get Users Hooked on your Interfaces

The Impact WordPress has Had on the Web

The Software Design Trends that We Love to Hate

Evaluating Best Buy’s Website Design — A UX Case Study

Slack Copywriting: What They Say to 9.6 Million Pageviews Every Month

Napkin Note — Email Yourself Quick Thoughts on the Fly

Emojicom: Giving Feedback Doesn’t Have to Be Boring

Painterly Pantones”: Photographer Edith Young on her Art History-inspired Series of Colour Palettes

You SHOULD Learn Vanilla JavaScript Before JS Frameworks

Digital Psychology

The Myth of Human-centered Design

Pattern Journey — A Process for Extending Design Systems

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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