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Gulp for Beginners The following is a guest post by Zell Liew. I'm stoked to have Zell dishing out some Gulp 101. Zell has a comprehensive tutorial style (see his post on Susy) that lends itself well to a topic of this scope. I've also tackled Grunt in a similar fashion. MinnPost Styles Welcome to MinnPost Styles, a super-fly, style guide focused on interactive and news applications made by the MinnData team. A work in progress. About MinnPost Styles is a CSS and JS framework. The CSS source is written in SASS and is extendable if you want to include the framework via SASS. 18 web design trends for 2017 As we look forward to 2017 — a year that hopefully won’t be plagued by the passing of so many of the world’s greatest artists and performers — the big question on every designer’s mind has to be: what will define design in 2017? So with that in mind, I decided to ask Webflow’s own designers what trends they think will dominate the world of digital design in 2017. (And wrote up a little commentary on their thoughts.) First, let’s hear from Webflow’s Chief Design Officer, Sergie Magdalin.

49 great free handwriting fonts: Page 3 If you need a handwriting font for your project, look no further. When we talk about handwriting fonts, we're not just referring to one style of typography; they can come in a number of various executions. They are in the same area as cursive fonts but with even fewer constraints and often based off freeform illustrations.

Recruiting a Designer? Here's What You Should Know - BOLD by Pixelapse Design is a rather broad and vague term. When someone says "I'm a designer", it is not immediately clear what they actually do day to day. There are a number of different responsibilities encompassed by the umbrella term designer. Design related roles span many industries, ranging from industrial design (e.g. cars, furniture) to the traditional print industry (e.g. magazines, publications), to the new media tech industry (e.g. websites, mobile apps). Apprendre Inkscape Draw Freely. Follow us on: Urban Institute Data Visualization style guide Urban's main colors are cyan, gray, and black. Yellow and magenta are used as secondary colors throughout the new Urban brand. Teriary colors for graphics include space gray, green, and red, and should be used infrequently.

6 web design trends worth knowing for 2017 From hidden navigation and pop-out menus, to wearables and split screen, these are the web design trends we expect to shape 2017. 01. Hidden Navigation and Pop-out Menus At a time when browsing on mobile devices is more prevalent than on desktop, screen space is a valuable commodity. Hiding features and menus until they’re needed frees up the screen for the more enjoyable elements like images or videos, and creates a sleeker, minimalist design that makes it easier to focus. Balsamiq Take a second. Let it sink in. The first impression might be disorienting. There are very few interface elements on the screen. Start exploring however, and you'll find out that Mockups is filled with powerful yet only-visible-when-you-need-them features. Getting your ideas out should be effortless.

Get Inspired With These Data Visualisations These days, if you can’t show your data in a visually intuitive way, it’s essentially useless. No one is going to spend a long time on a web page trying to interpret data. On the other hand, if your visualisations are particularly clever, interactive, and intuitive, you will massively differentiate yourself.