Hey and welcome to issue 18 👋
Welcome, June. It finally feels like the summer is near. I just love warm and nice weather, spending some time outside in nature and just enjoying it. Recently a lot of stuff is happening altogether. On Monday 3rd June I will dive right into my job, I am so excited. At the end of June, I will finally make my bachelor’s degree in Information design. I cannot believe three years are already over. June 2019 marks a huge new step in my life and I am ready for it. 😊
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Apps, Tools, Software
TabNote is a Chrome extension that can help you take notes quickly and without any fuss. While it tends to keep things simple, TabNote also allows you to personalize your writing space by letting you change the font family, font size, color, and background color.
Break free from the browser. Flotato turns itself into any app, just by giving it a new name. It's like phone web apps for desktops; compact, light-weight, unbelievably fast.
We’re excited to introduce Muzli Search, the newest way to discover eye-catching imagery and ideas, all in one place.
Create intuitive how-to guides that quickly resolve customer support tickets. Easily organize a series of screenshots and video walk throughs that you can instantly share with your customers.
Goods & Gadgets
Moment is expanding the breadth of its product line today with the launch of a new series of bags and wallet cases for phones that can mount Moment lenses. The new bags join Moment’s line of soft goods.
Little Boxes are simple tools for a simple problem. I love wireless audio as much as anyone, but I don’t always love juggling multiple devices, pairing, re-pairing… etc. Now, just flip a switch and have your audio instantly work as expected, every time.
Browse >800 web app screenshots for free! Get inspired on your next design, app or project! Organized into categories, retina quality (with scroll), screenshots from behind paywall/signup, save your favourite.
→ Navigating workplaces that are not design-first – "Designers, picture this! You get to work on a new project. You’re collaborating with your PM on defining requirements from a design perspective. You’re working with UX researchers on their user interviews. You have data at your fingertips to validate qualitative problems."
→ "About Us" Information on Websites – "Whether users seek company information in a B2B (business–to–business) or B2C (business–to–consumer) context, effectively explaining a company’s purpose and what it stands for is important for users and helps the business maintain its reputation."
→ What happens to our online identities when we die? – "By 2100 there could be 4.9bn dead users on Facebook. So who controls our digital legacy after we have gone? As Black Mirror returns, we delve into the issue."
→ Innovation = Conversation + Doing – "What should we be doing to be increase innovation? It is a very common question from clients. It’s not unreasonable, since the chatter around innovation is that it is the magic bullet to success and growth."
Typeface of the week
Published by Rosetta Type, Adapter packs a wide range of weights, italics, and text and display variants into a single lightweight font file that supports Cyrillic, Greek, and Latin – with Arabic and Hebrew coming later this year. Also, to illustrate its potential, David Březina created a poster – automating its drawing using Adapter’s variable font and Python/Drawbot script.
Till next time! 👋
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