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Building an interactive 3D event badge with React Three Fiber

See a full working demo of how we built the interactive Vercel Ship ’24 badge using React Three Fiber and react-three-rapier.

How to Favicon in 2024: Six files that fit most needs

The ultimate guide to favicons for the modern web.

Crafting A Killer Brand Identity For A Digital Product

In this article, Sasha guides you through crucial processes and factors to achieve a consistent brand presence across platforms.

Where to put text so it doesn’t overlap in the new X (Twitter) preview

X (Twitter) recently updated their link previews to hide both the title and description, and overlaying the domain on top of the image.

How to Draw with SVG Code

A step-by-step guide on how to draw using raw SVG code, complete with interactive diagrams.

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Getting WCAG color contrast right

Actionable tips on how to easily nail WCAG 2.1 color compliance in your design.

OKLCH in CSS: why we moved from RGB and HSL

CSS Color Module 4 adds oklch() to define CSS colors human-readable, predictable contrast (better a11y), wide-gamut P3 colors.

The joy of Variable Fonts: getting started on the Frontend

This article is about variable fonts and code—how to load, configure, use the settings that make variable fonts unique, dealing with gotchas—and more!

Make beautiful presentations in Figma

Learn how to make neat-looking slides and present them effectively using Figma.

Variable fonts in real life: how to use and love them

Let's push the conversation on variable fonts forward: practical examples, file optimization, accessibility benefits, and... the future!

Always open localhost in your development browser

How to always open localhost in your development browser while opening all other URLs in your regular browser on Mac, Windows and Linux.

How to Use CSS Math Functions

An introduction on how to use CSS logical functions calc(), clamp(), min() and max() for responsive design.

Three ways to create 3D particle effects

Particles are the technique behind so many 3D effects flock of birds, snow, fire, sparks and so on. This article shows you how to build such systems.

Creating Generative Art with PHP

A look at how to create generative art using PHP - with a couple of complete examples and their code.

This Colorblind Designer Says: Please Stop Using Red And Green Together

Colorblindness affects around 1 in 100 people. So why are so many interfaces still problematic for colorblind users, and how can designers help?

When Using Type Graphically, Avoid Text Hierarchy Disasters

After all, you don't want your work to end up in an article like this.

May You Live Until You Die

Dev blog about building an online séance for Lord Huron in support of their new record Long Lost.

Visual Testing Handbook

Learn how to ship UIs without worrying about stowaway bugs