Every day we pick the most interesting posts and articles about UI/UX, web design, app development, etc. and share them on Twitter. You know how it is with your newsfeed, facing a flood of information that could drown you.

Some things are just too good to get lost in the newsfeed so we started our weekly reading digest.

Tips for Aligning Icons to Text

Icons are meant to complement content, not destroy it. This is essentially a how-to CSS guide that helps you use icons properly.

7 Deadly Mobile App UI Sins Designers Should Never Commit

There may be cases when a plain, functional app makes more sense than a showy one, or vice versa. Nevertheless, there are some cardinal rules you just shouldn’t break. Three experts comment on what should be a no-go in your app.

7 Well-Balanced Cards Layouts

Yes, card layouts are still trendy and they provide a variety of ways to organize your information. It doesn’t have to be just “another Pinterest.”

Animated Interactions. Motion on Purpose

We all love to see pretty animation effects in our interfaces and it is a surefire way to impress clients. However, without usability purposes, all those wiggling elements can become a confusing mess for users.

The Rich (Typefaces) Get Richer

Looking through 1000 fonts and still stuck with Helvetica again? This article asks why we keep using the same fonts all the time and how it affects our designs.

How We A/B Test Game Art and Icons

Yes, we all know the importance of testing, but how often do you really do it? Here are some really practical strategies with real results in a first-hand report. It’s always exciting to see what users REALLY think.

A Comprehensive Introduction to Grids in Web Design

If you’ve never dabbled with using grids in your designs this article is for you. You’ll learn the basic lingo, theory, and you’ll see how grids are used in the wild with examples from actual websites.