Inspirational Website of the Week: Aquatilis Expedition
The website of the Aquatilis Expedition is a beautifully designed experience that transmits the excitement and feel of this amazing scientific journey. Check out Tim Holman’s pen of the background particles.
CSS True Titles
A very interesting CSS experiment by Tyler Gaw of a title sequence à la True Detective using CSS masking.
An amazing project for visualizing and comparing sorting algorithms. This is simply fantastic for understanding the workings of sorting algorithms.
Isomer by Jordan Scales is an easy-to-use graphics library for drawing isometric scenes.
Captain Icon (EPS, PSD, PNG, SVG, Web Font)
Captain Icon is a huge set of thoughtfully designed vector icons by Mario del Valle.
Inline SVG vs Icon Fonts
Chris Coyier compares using inline SVG to using icon fonts and concludes that SVG is a winner if older browsers don’t need to be supported.
Everyone Deserves Great Design
Ehsan Noursalehi writes about a new mindset for product designers and how to make products that matter.
Project Parfait is a new beta service by Adobe that allows you to extract everything you need from PSD comps for further coding.
Politespace by Filament Group let’s you add spaces to numeric form values to increase readability, for example, when asking for credit card or phone numbers.
Hutt is a dead-simple instant video chat in the browser. You just have to share the link and others can join.
Rethinking Mobile Tutorials: Which Patterns Really Work?
Theresa Neil and Rich Malley will show you how to improve tutorial patterns with the help of game design principles.
Free Font: Anke
Anke Sans is an elegant geometric typeface designed by Noe Araujo.
Seen.js is a really cool library that renders 3D scenes into SVG or HTML5 Canvas.
Maks Surguy created this interesting triangle background generator with many useful options.
Free Font: JollyGood
Another alternative to Comic Sans? Kemie Guaida does a great job in designing this fun and playful typeface with a free basic version.
Project Naptha is a browser extension that lets you highlight, copy, and translate text from any image.
Feather (PSD, CSH, SVG, Webfont)
Feather is a set of 130 carefully crafted icon by Cole Bemis. This new version of the vector icons is now avaliable for free.
Graphic Designer Icon Pack (AI)
Some stylish icons with nicely-dropping flat shadows by Antonio Di Nardo.