Web Design Weekly #383

March 31, 2020 - Jake Bresnehan


Building with Friction

Tim Kadlec shares some good thoughts around why it is healthy to have a little friction in our processes, paired with automation and reporting where appropriate, so we can have a substantial impact on what we deploy. (timkadlec.com)

Safari Now Has Full Third-Party Cookie Blocking (webkit.org)

Figmalion: A regular newsletter about Figma

Biweekly email roundup of all the best new things in Figma community — articles, videos, tweets, community projects, and plugins. (figmalion.com)


Through a design system, darkly.

Ethan Marcotte digs into the details on why design systems haven’t “solved” inconsistency and why many design systems have introduced another, deeper issue, visibility. (ethanmarcotte.com)

Why you should work at a non-design driven company

We typically aim for the "dream" design jobs. Yet the most interesting companies, the ones where designers have the potential, are those not yet famous for good design. (vanschneider.com)

Creating Sortable Tables With React

Making your tables sortable in React might sound like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be too difficult. (smashingmagazine.com)

Working remotely: the good, the bad, and the unexpected

With the recent rise in working from home, the Webflow team decided to share some insights about the challenges and solutions for working well. (webflow.com)

My Mozilla Design Journey (twitter.com)

Tools / Resources

Good Email Code

Some solid HTML Email boilerplate code by Mark Robbins. If you work with emails this could be handy. (goodemailcode.com)


A handy whiteboard tool that lets you easily sketch diagrams that have a hand-drawn feel to them. (excalidraw.com)

A Gatsby plugin to handle dark mode (gatsbyjs.org)

A Beginner's Guide to ReactJS (egghead.io)

Setting Up Git Identities (micah.soy)

Emojis as Favicons (css-tricks.com)


Incrementally Correct Personal Websites (brianlovin.com)

React Hooks - 1 Year Later (syntax.fm)


Product Designer at Gubagoo

We’re looking for a passionate individual to design beautiful and functional products for our customers at Gubagoo. (gubagoo.com)

Design Lead at Pulley

We are hiring our first generalist designer to drive product design, our entire design system, and influence overall product strategy. (pulley.com)

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Last but not least…

Coronavirus COVID-19 API (covid19api.com)

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