Should I Use
I've had this idea for a while now to be able to find your "digital twin"—someone who likes all the things you do; and helps you discover new things. Your Stack looks like the start of that.
Framer on the Web
In design tool news, Framer is now available on the web. What a time to be a designer!
Airbag is Back
I've been a fan of Greg and Airbag since it came onto the scene. Greg's writing is fantastic, and his eye for design is unrivaled.
The new Statamic marketing site breaks all the rules, and I'm here for it!
Victor Kernes Blog
Friend Victor Kernes has been writing consistently on his blog for the past month and I've been enjoying it.
Free Developer Resources
What a valuable resource; links for free APIs, hosting, etc. A ton of incredible stuff here.
This looks to be a new tool for managing your brand guidelines. Stunning site 😍
Mine as Well
The CSS Cascade
What a beautiful explanation of how cascading works in CSS by Amelia Wattenberger.
This will make you want to move to Iceland just to wear this crest!
Angel Investing 101
Mike Kruzeniski put together a great getting started guide for angel investing.
I wish it wasn't in rural Mexico, I could live there. Alas, someone is stoked.
A fun site, full of start-up related content from Ops to Strategy and everything in between.
On Meaningful Work
Daniel Burka has this great write-up on meaningful design. "Good design applied over a long time will be a key to success."
The Designer’s Journey
Legend Shane Mielke just dropped a pocket size version of The Designer's Journey
Private & secure channel that makes it easier than ever to communicate with your team with video
Not getting promoted?
Very well written article on pitfalls people fall into when they feel they've earn a promotion and aren't getting it.
Design Trends in 2020
Avocode asked me my thoughts on what design trends we might see in 2020. Check out my answer along with other great designers thoughts.
Art & Sports
What a beautifully curated site full of sports inspired art. h/t to @mikeindustries
Run the Jewels 2
Run the Jewels
Trillion Dollar Coach
Excited to dive into this one on the famous SV coach, Bill Campbell. He worked with Jobs, Page & Schmidt among others.
Robb Owen’s Portfolio
I'm gushing over Robb's portfolio, he's a developer with an eye for design. Be sure to check out his SynthWave theme for VS Code.
This is the coolest shit.
Buzz Usborne’s site is ❤️
I'm a huge Buzz fan; can't get enough of his site. Be sure to check out his Ethics page!
Paul Stamatiou’s Portfolio
I can't get over the attention to detail that Paul puts into his personal site. This is the web I fell in love with.
AR for the Ski Slopes
Our friends at Rally made this for Ikon Pass and it is so rad. Just go look.
I'd love to learn some of these modern frameworks, but setup was always a barrier. Snowpak aims to resolve that.
Jen Mussari’s Portfolio
Jen, one of my favorite artists, just updated her portfolio. Let the drooling begin.
Stamper is an artboard oriented programming environment. Just so cool what you can do with this. Be sure to check out the examples.
Bryan's work was so inspirational during my formative years. Love seeing this latest update to his blog.
Dann Petty’s Site
Dann launched a new site, which looks to be part inspiration, part career mentorship 🤙
Fey is a new investing app. I'm loving the homepage design. Feels very Apple-esque. h/t to Victor for this one.
Tips for a Portfolio Presentation
Michael Wang does an excellent job of walking through his approach to portfolio presentations he's used in job interviews.
Nick is legend.
How Nick and the team at Stripe built their amazing interactive globe.
Love this thread sharing some of the creative ads that LEGO has run over the years.
Beware of Async/Await
When site speed is nearly everything, this post teaches about the pitfalls of using 'async' incorrectly.
What a beautiful collection type specimens. You could get lost in here for days at a time.