Today in Design - Top Articles RoundUp 26 October 2016
The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke.
- How the Flat UI Design Style Affects Interface Text
“Wait, what? Can a design trend really influence the way we use text in an interface?
Yes, it can. We saw last week that design and content influence each other, and that includes pure design trends like the flat UI look that’s all the rage right now (including right here on sitepoint.com).
So if you’re applying the flat UI aesthetic to your website, here are a few easy ways to make sure your text best supports user interactions to within that visual context.”
- Principles of User Interface Design““To design is much more than simply to assemble, to order, or even to edit; it is to add value and meaning, to illuminate, to simplify, to clarify, to modify, to dignify, to dramatize, to persuade, and perhaps even to amuse.” - Paul Rand”
- The Pro’s Guide to Packaging Design
“Good product packaging design reinforces the brand’s DNA, says Design Packaging’s creative director Evelio Mattos – with the best work creating emotional responses in the process.”