Graphic Design Link Picks
resources from newsletter #0112 #0113 #0114 & #115
Article written on Friday, 18 Oct 2019
Like always there is a pretty big variety of resources in this edition. There are a few nice Adobe Illustrator tutorials included, a discussion on ethic design, the struggle of designing your personal website. Be warned as there's also a design test included that tests your designer's eye. A potential time sucker! I've also included a beautiful collection of Laws of UX and a nice collection of logo cases. There's more so go enjoy it all.
New Logo for ZARA by Baron & Baron
The Spanish fashion brand has a new logo and the opinions are mixed. While every other fashion brand logo is looking similar I'm kinda glad that they dare to be different.
Dribbble Interview: Tim Van Damme
Tim Van Damme, Principal Designer at @goabstract shares a simple solution to prioritize features in your work by using the 80% solution plus his best advice for designers.
The Design of Loopback 2
I love this sort of “from sketch to finished product” look at the evolution of a design. There are a lot of thoughtful small touches in Loopback 2. Loopback is a Mac audio routing tool application in case you didn't know.
Beyond the Interface
Why do all apps look the same nowadays? Why do all websites look the same? What can brands do to create more memorable digital experiences? A nuanced answer to these and more questions by Thomas Byttebier.
Illustrating an Icon Set: Design a Cohesive Series
Join DKNG Studios as they share their process for creating small scale, iconic design sets. Inspired by their poster of 100 icons, each representing a different Paramount Pictures movie. I've shared some of these on the Inspiration Stream.