On Redesigning the Front Page of Talking Points Memo »
Al Shaw talks about some of the design considerations and technical wizardry that went into the face lift of the Liberal-leaning politics blog. Be sure to watch the video demo of the ajaxy front page CMS editor.
- MailChimp Coffee Hour
“Every Friday morning, we have a MailChimp Coffee Hour. Most Fridays, it’s to talk about what’s going on around the office.”
Find and download fonts checked into github.
- Fontstand — try fonts for free or rent them
“Fontstand is a Mac OS X app that allows you to try fonts for free or rent them by the month for desktop use for just a fraction of the regular price. One-click font activation for all your OS X apps.”
- Quartz is trying to make its articles stickier on smartphones with a new “Read Full Story” button » Nieman Journalism Lab
“Grabbing an idea from The New York Times, the business site is trying something counterintuitive with mobile traffic — adding an extra hurdle that makes it easier to offer readers alternative options.”
- Oyster Reader
“Lumin is a revolutionary advancement for reading on smartphones and tablets, and it’s only available on Oyster.”
- Uber Brand Guide
“The Uber brand is more than a name. It’s a set of values, attributes, and artwork that reflects the spirit of our company. Using it consistently will reinforce our passion and commitment to providing a world class experience.”
- InVision: How does Sketch artboard syncing work?
This is so awesome. Hit save on your artboards in Sketch, then wait a minute or two, and then you have a clickable project in InVision.
- Review: In ‘The Other Thing,’ a Ghostly Vigil Turns Ominous - NYTimes.com
“In Emily Schwend’s play, a journalist staking out a barn with ghost hunters seems to undergo a sudden change in personality.”