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Edition #064

3D Looping Backgrounds

3D Looping Backgrounds

This set of static + animated looped backgrounds is a neat way to create a unique first impression for your Landing Page or Portfolio. $48 for 5 colors, 42 static backgrounds, 29 looped videos in .MP4, Figma & Blender.

Buy Loops $48 ➝

Boring Avatars

Boring Avatars

A far-from-boring take for an online Avatar generator. Features a useful set of customization options bundled in some wonderful UX.

Generate Avatars ➝

Online Image Compressor

Online Image Compressor

Quite a few of these online but this stood out and worth a bookmark. Works really well, then throw in some cheeky branding (with a rocket launch upon compression) and you got a new fan.

Compress Images ➝

How Many Plants

How Many Plants

How Many Plants, simply put, is a resource to help your house plants thrive. The attention to detail and illustrations throughout the website are so inspiring. Moe Amaya and his wife Daniela have created a wonderful corner of the Internet they can be proud of.

Learn about plants ➝

Khroma – AI color inspiration tool

Khroma – AI color inspiration tool

I’ll admit, I’ve experience a f ton of color tools in my day. This one is another level. That switcher between color, gradient, image, stacked and text is so well done (and I must shout-out that Carbon Ads integration, AI is not cheap and this is tasteful, respect).

Pick Colors ➝

Dieter Dials by M.H. Fawwazy

Dieter Dials by M.H. Fawwazy

How fresh are these Figma-designed dials inspired by Industrial Design legend, Dieter Rams. Shout-out Rogie for the find!

Duplicate in Figma ➝

16×9 Photo Filler

16×9 Photo Filler

Shout-out Einar Egilsson for this very useful online image filler to generator a perfect 16:9 ratio Twitter image.

Fill Images ➝

Best Picture Lettering

Best Picture Lettering

Reagan Ray is back with another wonderfully curated round-up. This time the lettering behind all the Best Picture academy awards dating as far back as 1928.

Browse Lettering ➝

lofi.cafe

lofi.cafe

Brilliant little One Pager to kick off lofi hiphop beats and get some deep work done. Shoutout Marcel for sharing this gem!

Tune In ➝

Mesh Gradient for Figma

Mesh Gradient for Figma

Mesh Gradient generates a gradient image with an underlying 2D mesh. The UI allows you to edit the vertices and edges of the mesh to get that beautiful gradient look.

Get Mesh Gradient for Figma ➝

Mesh Gradients for Sketch

Mesh Gradients for Sketch

I’m not a Sketch user but this looks like it’s worth every cent of the ten bucks.

Get Mesh Gradients for Sketch $10 ➝

#SaveRalph

#SaveRalph

Brilliant and heartbreaking short film (4mins) featuring the voice of one of my favorite directors Taika Waititi.

Save Ralph ➝

Designer Game: Can’t Unsee

Designer Game: Can’t Unsee

A fun design game where you simply pick the design that looks “most correct”… let me know if you beat my score? I kinda lost it at the end…

Compare Designs ➝

Workshop: Designing Landing Pages that Sell

Workshop: Designing Landing Pages that Sell

Some shameless self-promo to end off the edition: This October I’m collaborating with the legends over at Smashing Magazine to host the workshop: How to design Landing Pages that sell. If you are keen to strengthen your Landing Pages, join me for 5 intimate 2.5hr sessions over 3 weeks (the first 20 sign ups get $100 off Early Bird pricing).

Get $100 Off ➝



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