The interesting news of the past week if you are a graphic designer, web designer, product designer, or pretty much anyone that has an interest in design.
A new home for Ivan Chermayeff’s design archives
700 collages, paintings, prints, book covers, promotional posters, and drawings of the iconic designer have recently been donated to the School of Visual Arts’s Milton Glaser Design Study Center and Archives. Read the article.
MIT project generates custom robots to navigate different terrains
Researchers at MIT have developed a way for a computer to essentially design its own robotic body, based on the available parts and the local terrain. Read article.
Things you forgot when designing your next project
Even in the simplest app or website, there are many screens and functions that a designer must design and think about in order to create a good user experience. Read article.
Spline: a new design tool for 3D
Preview release available for MacOS, get it from the official website.
A More Efficient Way to Display Data Tables
An interesting solution to an old problem UX designers face regularly. Check it out here.
Multiavatar: a multicultural avatar generator
Multiavatar represents people from multiple races, multiple cultures, multiple age groups, multiple worldviews and walks of life. More info here.
Staying Creative in a Remote Work Environment
So what happens when, say, a global pandemic hits and you’re suddenly forced to work in a space that isn’t designed for your creative benefit? Read the article.
What’s New in WordPress 5.6
WordPress 5.6 is the next major WordPress release that’s soon going to be available. Kinsta is excited to deep dive with you into the most interesting features and additions being merged into Core. Read the review.