Collective #97

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Flat Design vs. Realism * Planetary.js * Saved.io * Up On The Wall * Snowroller * Magnifier.js * Typewrite * Passweird

Collective 97

Inspirational Website of the Week

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Alee Foroughi's website has some very creative elements with interesting effects and some fresh shapes. Our inspirational website pick for this week.

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The Tumbler

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A great experiment by Andrew Hoyer that shows a relaxing physics simulation realized with technologies such as the Box2dWeb physics engine, SVG and the Web Audio API.

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Snowroller

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One of the fantastic Christmas experiments where you can create a snowman in a very realistic way. Made by Einar Öberg.

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Up On The Wall: How Working Walls Unlock Creative Insight

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A great in-depth article by Laura Busche on the different uses of inspiration boards as invaluable tools for design thinking.

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Planetary.js

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Finally a great library for creating stunning globe visualizations for the web. Being highly customizable it also supports dragging and zooming. Developed by Brandon Tilley.

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Free Font: Odin Rounded

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Odin Rounded is an interesting experimental font by Frank Hemmekam.

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Magnifier.js

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Magnifier.js is a very useful JavaScript library for applying magnifying effects on images. One of the great features is the zooming in and out functionality with the mouse wheel. Made by Mark Rolich.

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Perspective Mockups using CSS3 3D Transforms

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A great walk-through and demo on the Code Player: mobile app mockups in perspective with CSS3 3D transforms.

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I Love Ligatures

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Who doesn't love and drool over beautiful ligatures? Check out this Tumblr that collects inspirational shots of ligatures.

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Passweird

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Passwords don't need to be made of boring letters, numbers and special characters. Passweird will generate brilliantly weird and strong password strings that you won't forget.

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Flat Design vs. Realism

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2013 was the year of the flat vs. skeuomorphic battle and now you can play the battle game in this great web app by inTacto.

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Type & Grids

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Type & Grids was relaunched and the new site offers two excellent free mobile-first HTML5 templates with beautiful typography.

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Saved.io

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A fantastic bookmarking tool: to save a link in the cloud, type saved.io/ in front of any URL in your browser's address bar.

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North

North is a set of standards and best practices for developing modern web based properties. Included are standards and best practices for all aspects of a project, from kick off through development.

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Colors

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No wonder that CSS default color strings are rarely used as they are just "ugh!". But no more ugly colors! Colors.css redefines the default CSS color strings. Made by Adam Morse.

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Typewrite

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Typewrite is a real-time collaborative writing environment with Markdown support, versioning and Dropbox syncing.

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144 Outline Icons (PSD, AI)

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Katarina Stefanikova designed these pixel-perfect outline icons exclusively for Freebiesbug.

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Agency Portfolio Theme (PSD)

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A very nice agency portfolio template by talented Andreansyah Setiawan.

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Orbit Viewer

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Fantastic WebGL magic that will show you the orbits of spacecrafts and other objects like comets and asteroids. A Chrome Experiment by Kevin Gill.

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