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Edition #055

Yo! Podcast #010 – Derek Sivers

Yo! Podcast #010 – Derek Sivers

We chat about creativity, essentialism, Hendrix vs Bowie, his disregard for analytics, how to stand out online in 2020 and his secret to replying to 6000 emails in 10 days.

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Science Fiction Movie Lettering

Science Fiction Movie Lettering

Nostaligia overload with 173 sci-fi-esque branding examples. Strap in. Reagan Ray takes us to a galaxy far far away.

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Social Profile Mockups (for Figma)

Social Profile Mockups (for Figma)

Fellow South Africa designer Anja van Staden put together these Social Media platform mockups for her own experiments. Lucky for us, she was kind enough to share them on Figma.

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toast.log

toast.log

Be aware of errors, warnings, and logs (in toast notification format) that are happening on your site without having to inspect using console. Available for Chrome and Firefox.

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Tabler Icons

Tabler Icons

A neat set of 450+ free SVG icons (MIT-licensed) for use in your web projects. Each icon is designed on a 24×24 grid and a 2px stroke.

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Inside the Figma Design Team process

Inside the Figma Design Team process

Interesting breakdown by Noah Levin (Design Director) on Figma’s weekly routines, process, critiques, quarterly rituals etc.

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List Style Recipes

List Style Recipes

Well presented round-up of clear CSS list style recipes for your articles. Good to step back to the basics every now and then.

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BlurHash

BlurHash

A BlurHash is a compact representation of a placeholder for an image. When integrated they really improves app designs by replacing boring grey boxes with smoother loading images.

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Five Happy Links

Five Happy Links

A curated weekly list of five happy links and things, to make you smile and feel good. Needed. Cheers!

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Contra Wireframe Kit

Contra Wireframe Kit

Vibrant wireframe set by Vijay Verma to help spin up mobile mockup concepts a little quicker. License is CC0 and available in Figma, Sketch, Adobe XD + Invision.

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Crystal Wicks

Crystal Wicks

Shout-out to these tongue-in-cheek candles by Crystal Wicks. Their website also integrates that Grand Slang typeface too. Just beautiful.

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Peter McKinnon x Daniel Schiffer coffee b-roll

Peter McKinnon x Daniel Schiffer coffee b-roll

Ending this Yo! newsletter edition off with the most amping b-roll (it comes in at 38s). Sound edit is also 10/10. Peter McKinnon was a huge motivation for me making YouTube vids and Daniel Schiffer is incredibly talented. Wow. Enjoy!

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