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๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Google and the Resurgence of Italian Design, and InVision Studio

Issue #37, Monday October 23


When did products get dominated by clean geometric shapes and glossy black and white? This week, we look at the resurgence of Italian design through Google โ€“ check it out in section one, along with:

  • โœ๏ธ Logotype design insights
  • ๐Ÿ‘€ ebay’s ‘Dropbox like’ rebrand

In section 2, there’s been a bunch of new improvements to prototyping tools, with the biggest news probably being InVision’s new announcement: Studio! Goodbye Sketch ๐Ÿ’Ž?

Happy reading ๐Ÿ™‚

Top Reads This Week

7 recommended reads from our publication and beyond

1. Google and the Resurgence of Italian Design

Adam Richardson shares his observations on how Google’s emerging design language is remeniscent of the Italian branch of industrial design that we haven’t seen much of in the last 2 or 3 decades.

Read the post

2. Revue/Marvel, An Insight into My Process.

In 2 separate posts, Paul von Excite takes us through the process behind designing the Revue and Marvel logotypes. ๐Ÿ‘€ Click here for the Marvel logo, or hit the button below for Revue ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿฝ

Read more

3. 12 Writing Tips For Non-Writers

Designlab tell us how writing is becoming an increasingly important skill for designers today, and give us 12 tips for creating better blog posts and long-form articles that help keep your reader engaged.

Write better

4. Designed by Engineer

Ahmed Sulaiman dispels the common stereotype that developers can’t design by taking us on his own Daily UI journey.

Read the post

5. Ebay: Designing Moments of Perfect

Form& Partners recently partnered with ebay’s leadership to define a new design language ๐Ÿ‘€

Find out more

6. How To Use Scrolling To Fight Increasingly Lower Attention Spans

Maitrik Kataria notices how little attention people give when browsing through websites. Here’s his guide to using scrolling to keep users’ attention.

Read the post

7. ARx Designersโ€Šโ€”โ€ŠThe Future Kings and Queens of Silicon Valley

Evi Meyer explains how new technologies such as AR are altering the face of Silicon Valley, with the impact being on par with the introduction of apps themselves!

Read the post

Tools and Guides of the Week

9 tools and guides this week

1. Flow

Built for designers and developers, Flow lets you easily animate designs and generate production-ready code that a developer can use right away.

Grab the beta

2. InVision Studio

InVision Studio is ‘the world’s most powerful screen design tool‘. Goodbye Sketch? This is your entire design workflow in one place.

Check it out!

3. Framer Export

You can now share more than just hi-fi prototypes with Framer โ€“ export accurate CSS values for developer handoff!

Try it today

4. Storyline

Storyline makes it easy to create, edit, preview, and publish voice apps in a visual interface. No coding skills required โœ๏ธ

Check it out!

5. Moodily

Moodily is a moodboard builder that allows you to easily gather and collaborate on design inspiration among your team or clients.

Try the app

6. Froala Design Blocks

Bootstrap 4 dropped recently. Here’s 170+ free responsive design blocks based on Bootstrap 4!

Get the blocks

7. App Pages

App Pages is a curated directory of the best app pages. From pricing pages to product pages, it’s all here.

Get inspired

8. Product Alternatives

Find alternatives and actual replacements for B2B software, by Siftery.

Find products


Fizzl is the fastest way for designers to fetch feedback from team mates & users.

Fetch feedback

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