Best web design resources, tools and freebies of November 2015
We’ve compiled a list of the most exciting tools and news of November 2015 for web designers and developers. Some of these resources will probably get your attention, curiosity and guide you to another great topics and articles. Discover some nice tips and trick and get your dose of inspiration:
Grid based design
A comprehensive article about grid based design, listing 15 reasons why you should use it and how it will improve your design skills and works.
A nice collection of 360 videos for designers from 54 UI/UX conferences all over the world. Have a look at some inspirational talks on diverse topics.
Sentio: free blog WordPress theme
Sentio is a clean, sharp, free blog WordPress theme based on beautiful typography, nice micro interactions and a fully responsive layout. Download it now!
WordPress themes speed tests
Philip Blomsterberg tested the speed of 25 different WordPress themes and compared the results. The main reason was to find out if theme providers are fooling the buyers or not (listing incorrect scores).
Google Web Font experiments
Tobias Ahlin – a talented web designer and developer from Sweden, created a wonderful set of 10 Google Web Font experiments using CSS and HTML.
A simple, minimalist, distraction-free tool to instantly preview your text in different typefaces. Simply include your text and scroll down to see how it will look like.
Candy is a unique Chrome extension that allows you to organize your favorite links in a beautiful, visual way. It’s easy to use, flexible and provides plenty of dedicated options.
A great list of diverse projects where diffuse shadows were used. Is long shadow dead?
FontBase is a free, fast and beautiful app for Windows for managing fonts. It’s intended to work on other platforms as well (the authors are working on that).
SVG icons of popular brands
A nice set of 145 SVG icons of popular brands with their respective colors. Created with love by Dan Leech.
Use this awesome tool to generate simple and beautiful CSS3 gradients.
Do you know more awesome tools or resources that have been recently launched? Let us know, we’ll be happy to feature them.