This week Icons8 team picked three interesting and useful articles about best method to design logos, explanation of Experience Design, and a story on websites redesigns. A couple of free fun tools to use. And to add an icing on the cake we added amazing color icons and UI kit. Enjoy!
Best Reads of the Week:
Jacob Cass talks about the most effective method to create logos — 5 step process. He shares how those steps — ask, decide, design, feedback and the final approval — should be done.
Joe Toscano, Experience Designer at Google, explains what experience designers do using funny GIFs as illustrations and then goes serious: “The core of what we do is in discovering how people use and interact with technology”. Go get the idea of what Experience Design is.
What we should think about while creating a website? How redesign can influence on users? Article describes experience of Apple.com and NYTimes.com as an example of how we should build and redesign websites.
Best Tools of the Week:
This app allows to design presentations, social media graphics, and others. Canva contains lots of images, icons, shapes, fonts, and photo filters. You can try it for free!
Create images for your social media pages, presentations, or messages using 32.000+ icons. Choose an icon and background color, type a text, and you are done. It’s super easy and fun!
Freebies of the week:
This kit helps with pixels and vector shapes in Photoshop, Adobe Xd, and Sketch. It includes 150+ icons, 70+ UI elements, 500+ vector shapes, 600+ retina layers and 3 platforms.