Working in tech and design requires constantly keeping up with the latest techniques, tools, technologies, and industry news. Here are a few of the things our team found useful over the last week.
An interesting read on the process for developing illustrations and animation for brands. This article breaks down tasks such as choosing illustration styles with the client, drafting and adding illustrations into context with UI, and prototyping the animation with SVG and CSS.
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A great list of (you guessed it!) designer Slack communities. You can find communities by location or specialization. A great way to get involved with groups you might not have otherwise come across.
Although Sketch wasn’t created for print design, there may be reasons you prefer to use it over traditional print software like the Adobe Suite. Here are some useful tips for preparing a file in Sketch for print.
— Adam A
It’s very interesting to learn how Facebook improved the experience of their site by reducing the CSS load by 80%, choosing to inline SVG files to reduce flicker, and various other technical optimizations. Some good learning for anyone working on the frontend.