Top 10 Sites for Designers: July 2016 Edition

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Each month, HOW’s art director Adam Ladd selects a series of inspiring websites of interest to designers and creatives. This month’s selection includes an update to Google Fonts, a platform that links color with Instagram photos, and a product design industry report.

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1. Google Fonts – Update

fonts.google.com

Google Fonts

The well-know Google Fonts site has gone through a fantastic, customizable redesign.

2. #ColorOf

thecolorof.org

ColorOf

An experiment in human interaction & color representation. Select a word and view its most prominent colors shared on Instagram.

3. Lots of Logos

www.lotsoflogos.co.uk

Lots of Logos

A few designers are trying to each design a logo a day for as long as they can. Some really nice concepts.

4. Mile Inn

mileinn.co/en

Mile Inn Collective

A production company collective whose site depicts their unique approach.

5. NIFOS

catswing.io

NIFOS - National Institute of Feline Orbital Studies

With fun animations, the National Institute of Feline Orbital Studies gives numbers for how much it will take to house a cat.

6. Product Design Industry Report 2016

www.invisionapp.com/product-design-industry-report-2016

Product Design Industry Report 2016

A nicely constructed report by InVision with strong typography and a restrained yet bold color scheme.

7. Small Victories

www.smallvictori.es

Small Victories

Intriguing… quickly turn your files from Dropbox into a website.

8. The Lost Sloth

sloth.animade.tv

The Lost Sloth

A quick, playful exercise to try to find the sloth hiding out in the scene.

9. The Official Guide to New York City

www.nycgo.com

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With bold type, photos, shapes and color, this feels about right for NYC.

10. Type Terms

www.supremo.tv/typeterms

Type Terms

An interactive tool for designers to learn (or refresh themselves) the basics of typographic terminology.


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