Instagram icon goes new school

No more old school Polaroid look-alike icon for Instagram. Today Instagram launched a new app icon and app interface. Why does the new icon look that way? Today’s launch blog post tells us: Inspired by the previous app icon, the new one represents a simpler camera and the rainbow lives on in gradient form. For those … Continue reading Instagram icon goes new school

Material Design for the Masses

Google has released a useful little tool called Material Design Lite. Use it to turn your website or web app into a slick Material Design masterpiece using HTML, JavaScript, and CSS. Really! The beautifully designed collection includes an entire library of page elements like Cards, Click-sensitive Menus, and Gem-toned buttons, and more. It can be as simple as picking a … Continue reading Material Design for the Masses

The definitive text on Graphic Design comes to the iPad

According to prolific chronicler of design Steven Heller, the book The History of Graphic Design by the late Philip B. Meggs first published in 1983, was “the first time the words ‘History’ and ‘Graphic Design’ were used together in a book title”. The classic text is now in its fifth edition and has been revised … Continue reading The definitive text on Graphic Design comes to the iPad