Interesting Stuff I Read This Week
40+ Vintage Posters to Inspire Your Next Designs Color Palette
From The Design Cublicle: [link]
I'm always looking for design inspiration, especially trends from previous eras. This link has forty really cool retro (or at least retro-looking) posters that pop with great colors. The Nerd eyeglass pattern is one of my favorites.
10 Tips for Creating Compelling Web Copy
From the Web Design Ledger: [link]
Part of creating a good experience for your users is the language you use on your website and in your documentation. Your text must engage the reader and keep them entertained as well as informed. And most of all you must not waste your user's time. After all, user is just short for future customer, and customers don't want you to take them for granted.
Complete Beginner’s Guide to Interaction Design
From UX Booth [link]The title says it all!
Yahoo! Design Pattern Library
Found via the aforementioned guide to interaction design. A catalog of different design patterns from accordion to the convention of labeling stuff with Your.
Branching is Fun
From Mr. Doob [link]
Not at all design related, but I'm a sucker for cool visualizations and graphics effects.
And for when you really must think outside the box
[found via Peta Pixel]
Mon Dec 14 2009