Popular design news of the week: August 5, 2019 — August 112019

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August 11, 2019
Popular design news of the week: August 5, 2019 - August 11, 2019.

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.

Instagram and WhatsApp Get a Rebrand

Why is Modern Web Development so Complicated?

Ooops, I Guess We’re Full-stack Developers Now.

What is Brand Identity Design?

Convert any HTML Project to a Custom WordPress Theme

A Beginner’s Guide to Psychology Principles in UX Design

User Interface Design Inspiration

Domino’s Pizza is Locked in a Legal Battle Over the Future of Web Design

7 Best Mailchimp Alternatives of 2019 (with Better Features + Fair Pricing)

The 3 Laws of Locality

77 Things About Uber Design

Trouble — Free Sans Serif Font

Google has a Secret Design Library. Here are 35 of its Best Books

Essential Tools for Modern Graphic Designers


6 Months Designing with Figma

Results! 200+ Freelance Designer Pricing Survey

5 Key Principles for a User-Friendly Website

Frontend Vs Backend

Was Email a Mistake?

5 Podcasts Every UX Designer Should Listen to

You are not a Brand

SVG Filters: 80s Font Text Effects

How to Write a Better Bio

New Identity for Venmo

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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