Web Design Weekly #371

November 18, 2019 - Jake Bresnehan


Expect change in your design career. Choose growth. No one works in a future-proof field, designers included. But if you recognize that change is coming and help others along the way, you can future-proof yourself. (abstract.com)

React Conf 2019 (youtube.com)

Get Your Free .design Domain Name! Thinking of building your portfolio? .design is like .com & .net, but it’s more relevant to what you do as a designer. Claim yours today. (porkbun.com)


Things We Can’t (Yet) Do In CSS In this article, Rachel Andrew looks at some common layout patterns that we can’t yet do on the web and the CSS Specifications that might let us achieve them in the future. (smashingmagazine.com)

A Guide to Collaborating on Design Systems A collection of workflow tips for making design system improvements while mitigating inconsistencies. (invisionapp.com)

Moving towards a faster web A brief article that floats the idea that Chrome may identify sites that typically load fast or slow for users with unique visual cues. (chromium.org)

Building User Experiences with Concurrent Mode and Suspense At React Conf 2019 it was announced that React will support Concurrent Mode and Suspense. This post introduces the best practices for using them. (reactjs.org)

Rethinking the Front-end The first article in this series aims to provide perspectives around the problems and goals of front-end development. (gitconnected.com)

Making Instagram faster: Code size and execution optimizations (instagram-engineering.com)

Accidental or intentional design? (tannerchristensen.com)

Tools / Resources

Speed tooling evolutions: 2019 and beyond This talk covers the newest user-centric metrics in Chrome’s developer tools, and how to leverage the newest features and products to build and maintain an exceptionally fast experience for all of your users. (youtube.com)

GSAP 3 Is Available Now The most significant upgrade the library has ever had. With 50+ new features, there’s a lot to be excited about. This post dives into all the highlights. (greensock.com)

Paged.js An open-source library to paginate content in the browser. Based on the W3C specifications, it’s a sort of polyfill for Paged Media and Generated Content for Paged Media CSS modules. (pagedmedia.org)

Learn React Context in 5 Minutes – A Beginner’s Tutorial (freecodecamp.org)

Motion Design in UI – Designing in the Browser (youtube.com)

The Front-End Tooling Survey 2019 – Results (ashleynolan.co.uk)


Chrome Dev Summit 2019 – All Sessions (youtube.com)

Video Game Console Logos (reaganray.com)


Product Designer at Hive We’re looking for a designer who crafts pixel-perfect experiences, based on user journeys that are natural, intuitive and powerful. (hive.com)

Junior Designer at Hyped Fast paced growth and exciting upcoming projects have necessitated the next stellar designer, you, to join our team. All the usual startup perks are included, unlimited coffee and beer, dogs in the office, casual everyday, competitive salary. (hyped.com)

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Last but not least…

Gatsby Cloud: The best way to build and maintain Gatsby sites (gatsbyjs.com)