9 Basic Principles of Responsive Web Design

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Image by FROONT

If you’re background is print, if you’re coming from a developer perspective, or if you’re a designer who just loves axioms, this quick and dirty primer will give you the key principles of responsive web design.

—Thanks to Eric Gehrman


The UX of Mobile Settings

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Image by Luis Mena

Instead of focusing on redesigning apps and individual screens, this impressive article breaks down length, organization, screen real estate and a variety of other factors to determine which device settings screens present the best experience of the user.

—Thanks to William Yarbrough


Drag-and-Drop Interactions

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Image by Mary Lou

While working on some drag and drop interactions, we came across this cool inspirational demo of several drag and drop interaction ideas. Beautiful, fluid animations to jog your interaction imagination.

—Thanks to Mike Townson


Materialize, a Material Framework

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Image by MaterializeCSS

With the coming of Google’s Material design language, some folks at Carnegie Mellon have put together a responsive Material framework.

—Thanks to Jerehmie Cannon


PhotoMath, the World’s First Camera Calculator

PhotoMath is the world’s first “camera calculator,” and it’s easy to use. Just point your smartphone’s camera towards a mathematical expression and PhotoMath will automatically display the correct result. Better yet, it demonstrates the step-by-step process of how to solve the problem.

—Thanks to Oscar Tellez


NPR: This Is Color

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Image by NPR

There is actually a word that rhymes with orange.

—Thanks to Kijana Knight-Torres


The Carry-On Cocktail Kit

Photo by W & P Design

Photo by W & P Design

When air travel feels too much, when taking a plane back home from delivering stellar results for clients abroad – don’t settle for the standard jack & coke or vodka cranberries. This handy little kit (yes, it’s TSA safe) will let you mix up 2 old-fashioned cocktails at 30,000 feet, just order 1 mini bottle of bourbon and enjoy.

—Thanks to William Yarbrough