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Edition #059

Yo! Podcast #011 – Oliur

Yo! Podcast #011 – Oliur

We have a chilled convo about humble beginnings, creating freedom through products, his upcoming course, minimalism, and why it’s important to re-invest in yourself.

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CSS-Only LED Switch

CSS-Only LED Switch

Could flip this switch all day long. Jon Kantner has done a phenomenal job recreating an LED switch using CSS code only. Dat glow bro!

Flip Switch

Ferrumpipe Website

Ferrumpipe Website

Easily the most beautiful website you’ve seen for a fence and gate manufacturer. Feels like one of those briefs where an uncle, who doesn’t believe they need an online presence, tells his nephew “Go wild young Geoffrey”. And Geoffrey didn’t disappoint.

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Interface Design Pro Tips by MDS

Interface Design Pro Tips by MDS

UI designer and educator Matt D. Smith published this 15 minute time-lapsed video designing a faux user interface in Figma. I cannot emphasize enough the seasoned UI nuggets he shares as he narrates the work.

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Backlight – Website Privacy Inspector

Backlight – Website Privacy Inspector

Blacklight scans and reveals specific user-tracking tech on websites. It works really well and actually useful to double check your scripts/plugins aren’t being sneaky. Just tested it on One Page Love and only Google Analytics (lite code) in there, which I might remove soon.

Scan your website

Shapefest – 3D Library

Shapefest – 3D Library

Invision product designer Joseph Angelo Todaro has put together this impressive collection of 3D shape mock-ups (in PNG Format). There are so many free sets in here and the Sketch pack is only $15.

Browse 3D Shapes

Mono Icons

Mono Icons

Lovely minimal SVG set crafted by the Mono design team from Belgium featuring copy-to-clipboard or download.

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CSS Background Pattern Generator

CSS Background Pattern Generator

Neat interactive webapp allowing you to generate CSS background patterns customizable by color, opacity and spacing. Big love for the 1-click copy-to-clipboard Jim!

Generate Patterns

Yo! Podcast Illustration Concept

Yo! Podcast Illustration Concept

To try further differentiate the Yo! Podcast artwork from others, I’m toying with a new illustration concept using Steve Schoger’s image. This absolutely could not happen but it’s all part of the game and quite fun using Fiverr for the experiment. Let me know what you think!

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:empty {} Selector

:empty {} Selector

How’s this little CSS nugget Tweet by Aaron Iker to hide empty paragraphs (often created by users within content management systems).

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Noun Project – Photos

Noun Project – Photos

If their icon collection is anything to go by, the Noun Project’s new photo integration is worth a bookmark for less-used stock images. You’re looking at $33/img for commercial license. Decent for “the one”.

Browse Photos

BGJar – SVG Background Generator

BGJar – SVG Background Generator

Really impressive for an online free tool. There is quite a range of backgrounds and the customization features are solid too.

Generate SVGs

DDC Hardware Typeface

DDC Hardware Typeface

Solid all-caps typeface by legendary designer Aaron James Draplin. If you want a masterclass in copywriting Draplin always delivers IMO: “GET THE JOB DONE: With DDC Hardware! A no-bullshit workhorse typeface. Sturdy as hell. Does the heavy lifting for you.”

Get 'er done



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