Collective #110

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Google Night Walk * Font-To-Width * GitBook * Magic of CSS * GridList * Infinite Creativity * Resource Lists

Cover design by Emanuel Serbanoiu
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Inspirational Website of the Week: 1979 by Deru

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A compelling artistic website which makes use of some modern web techniques, introducing the new album by composer Benjamin Wynn, a.k.a. Deru.

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Google Night Walk

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An immersive night journey through Cours Julien, a neighborhood of Marseille famous for its unique atmosphere and street art. A fantastic digital experience by Google.

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Magic of CSS

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An excellent textbook by Adam Schwartz with a very practical approach to learning the twisted magic of CSS.

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Font-To-Width

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A script by Nick Sherman and Chris Lewis that will fit text into their containers by setting a fitting width or weight variant and allowing for letter- and word-spacing adjustments as needed.

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GitBook

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A fantastic command line utility for generating books and exercises using GitHub/Git and Markdown. Made by Codebox.

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Free Font: MODERNE SANS

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Marius Kempken designed this clean sans serif typeface with an art deco flair.

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Bringing Responsive Images to Browsers

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The feature will help slim down resource-heavy websites, the picture element, is now official. Read about its story in this article by Mat Marquis on A List Apart.

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GridList

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An interesting drag and drop library for two-dimensional, resizable and responsive lists by uberVU.

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Designing for Touch

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The notes by Brian Thurston Bralczyk on Josh Clark's insightful workshop at An Event Apart on designing for touch. The next part can be found here.

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JavaScript OCR

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A great JavaScript OCR demo by Konrad Dzwinel that uses some modern technology and libraries.

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Infinite Creativity

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A very inspirational article by Twitter co-founder Biz Stone on how his creative career began.

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RegExr: Learn, Build, & Test RegEx

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If you know and use RegExr, you'll love this new HTML/JS based version with a clean and modern UI.

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Pure CSS Taj Mahal

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A stunning CSS Taj Mahal artwork by Jan Dennison made with Sass.

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Flat Icon Set (60 Icons, PNG, SVG, EPS, PSD, AI)

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A set of well designed and carefully crafted icons by Roundicons.

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Free Font: Densia Sans

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Densia Sans is an elegant and economic sans serif typeface by Harbor Type. You can name your price for this carefully crafted font.

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Dynamically generated SVG through SASS + A 3D animated RGB cube!

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An interesting technique by Lea Verou for generating masked SVG gradients employing Sass.

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High impact typography with background-clip: text

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Some cool examples of how to use background-clip: text to create some stunning typography by David Parker. Note that this is only supported in Chrome and Safari.

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Avatars and Emoticons Vector Set (AI, EPS)

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A great set of avatar components that allow you to create a huge set of different combinations. Designed by FreePik.com.

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The Most Useful Websites and Web Apps

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If you haven't come across this yet: A fantastic collection of links to web tools that do at least one job. Collected by Amit Agarwal. Definitely one for the bookmarks.

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Resources

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Dan Edwards has compiled this highly useful list of qualitative resources for designers.

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BeardSwipe

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Fingerprint recognition is for sissies, follicle pattern as passwords are the future! A hairily amusing April Fools Day joke by iStrategyLabs.

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