Designer-Oriented Styles

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James Kyle: Components are a designer’s bread and butter. Designers have been building design systems with some model of “component” for a really long time. As the web has matured, …

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Building a Good Download… Button?

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The semantics inherent in HTML elements tell us what we’re supposed to use them for. Need a heading? You’ll want a heading element. Want a paragraph? Our trusty friend is …

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Boilerform: A Follow-Up

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When Chris wrote his idea for a Boilerform, I had already been thinking about starting a new project. I’d just decided to put my front-end boilerplate to bed, and wanted …

People Writing About Style Guides

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Are you thinking about style guides lately? It seems to me it couldn’t be a hotter topic these days. I’m delighted to see it, as someone who was trying to …

Variable Fonts with Jason Pamental

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We’ve already hit you with a one-two punch of variable fonts today. Robin shared Richard Rutter’s post on real-world usage of them. Ollie Williams introduced us to the in’s-and-out’s of …

How to use variable fonts in the real world

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Yesterday Richard Rutter posted a great piece that explores how the team at Clearleft built the new Ampersand conference website using variable fonts (that’s the technology that allows us to …

New Features Coming Soon in Safari

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Here’s a great thread by Ricky Mondello that outlines all of the nifty new features in the latest Safari across macOS and iOS. Some of my favorites include the ability …