HOWinteractivedesign.com is all about web design for graphic designers—we cover industry news, innovations in web design and education resources and help print designers make the transition to interactive design. For your education and enjoyment, here are our top web design stories of the past week:
- Interaction is More than Looking at Screens: But there’s something happening on the fringes of design today, and interactive designers could get left behind if they’re not paying attention. Christopher Butler imagines the future of interaction design.
- Skeuomorphs: Lazy Design Fallbacks or Helpful Guides to the Future? Skeuomorphs are design details that serve no purpose other than to bear resemblance to the previous incarnation of the object. But is using them lazy?
- Free Downloadable Illustrator Icons: Find the simple icons you need and download them for free in Illustrator format. What the what!
- 3 Awesome Web Type Resources: It’s hard to stay on the cutting edge of web type technology, but these are three sites that do it really well, and offer help for doing it yourself!