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Edition #063

Ray – Code Image Generator

Ray – Code Image Generator

Ray is a useful web app to generate beautiful little images of your code snippets. Supports a bunch of languages and features a neat UI options panel including dark + light modes.

Generator Code Images ➝

Fontshare – new type resource

Fontshare – new type resource

Type legends Indian Type Foundry have just launched Fontshare – a new typeface resource where fonts are 100% free for personal and commercial use (but not open-source).

Browse Fonts ➝

CSS in HTML in SVG in a favicon

CSS in HTML in SVG in a favicon

Overkill for sure but here is a favicon that is a DIV styled with CSS. No external image and works on desktop for Chrome + Firefox. (h/t Šime Vidas)

Inspect Code ➝

Priceless NFT vandalized with spray paint tool

Priceless NFT vandalized with spray paint tool

Hopefully they find the perpetrator…

View with caution ➝

Ambient music by Adventureson

Ambient music by Adventureson

If you’re after ambient music to get some deep work done, give these two Adventureson albums a go. Adventureson is the audible creative outlet of type designer Tyler Finck.

Tune In ➝

Float by Gal Shir

Float by Gal Shir

One of my favorite creators Gal Shir just dropped Float – a web app to bring your exported layers to life with a parallax effect.

Get Float $18 ➝

Predator Poster Case-Study

Predator Poster Case-Study

Krzysztof Domaradzki takes us behind-the-scenes designing 3 incredibly detailed posters for Predator (2) and Logan (1). Shoutout D Rock for this goodie.

Deep Dive ➝

Alex Tomlinson’s appreciation for birds

Alex Tomlinson’s appreciation for birds

I’ve only recently stumbled upon the brilliant work of Alex Tomlinson who fittingly works as a graphic designer at the National Audubon Society. Check out this thread of all the wonderful bird-related work Alex has done.

Go Twitching ➝

TweetPik – Save Tweets to SVG, PNG, JPG

TweetPik – Save Tweets to SVG, PNG, JPG

Developer Bruno Quaresma has built this lovely minimal web app to simply save tweets into image formats. The UX is quick, the UI uncluttered and it just works great!

Save Tweets ➝

Wildist Email Critique

Wildist Email Critique

Wildist emails are some of the finest looking emails in my inbox. Recently I teamed up with with the legends over at Really Good Emails to break down what makes them so special. If you dig this format, I also critiqued a couple Formula 1 emails🙂

Watch Critique ➝

GitHub “3D Printed in Steel” Personalized Gift

GitHub “3D Printed in Steel” Personalized Gift

Dang, this is seriously classy and creative (extracted from a users commits throughout the year) by GitHub. Well played!

Open Thread ➝

Daft Punk – Epilogue

Daft Punk – Epilogue

The consistency Daft Punk executed their design, branding, merch and mysterious ways – was so inspiring for me. It’s no surprise this minimal send off is brilliant.

Say Goodbye ➝

ICYMI: Yo! Podcast with Luke Beard

ICYMI: Yo! Podcast with Luke Beard

Luke Beard (@lukesbeard) is UK-born product designer and photographer currently residing in Atlanta, Georgia. In 2013 he founded Exposure – a publishing platform to help individuals and brands create and share their stories visually. We have such a good time chatting about side-projects, growing sustainable businesses, what he looks for when taking photos, why we’re attracted to heavier music and where we draw the line between personality and professionalism on social media.

Listen Yo! ➝



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