UX Kits — Deck of Cards

Look­ing for a last minute stock­ing stuffer for that web­site designer in your life? Maybe you need some­thing to throw in the pile for the agency’s Dirty Santa game? Have a look at this deck of 53 minia­ture play­ing cards for lay­ing out your infor­ma­tion archi­tec­ture and mak­ing con­tent dis­cov­ery more fun. Well designed, nerdy, and func­tional - awe­some!

UX Kits Deck of Cards for Information Architecture, Site Mapping, Wireframing, Content Discovery, website components

Monodraw by Helftone - App icon, Mac app, ASCII art text editor

Monodraw ASCII Art Editor

Want to eas­ily lay­out ASCII art and not have to hold down the space­bar a lot? Have a look at Mon­odraw by the folks at Helftone.

Busy, busy, busy.

Client work has picked up and hope­fully I’ll be able to share some of that soon. In the mean­time, here’s a huge list of awe­some things from around the Inter­net that have been col­lect­ing dust in my browser tabs. Enjoy!

On Pixel Perfection

Let’s start the week off with pix­els — a pixel game and The Dead Pixel Soci­ety. Ooh, how exciting!

Portent's Content Idea Generator - chalkboard background, ribbon and swash typography, keyword, keywords, blog title, buzzfeed, viral marketing

Portent’s Content Idea Generator

Not sure what to write about to fill in that hole on your edi­to­r­ial cal­en­dar? Portent’s Con­tent Idea Gen­er­a­tor has you covered.

I Shot the Serif, but I Did Not Shoot the Sans - Typography game, flash game

I Shot The Serif

Here’s a fun dis­trac­tion to kill a few min­utes from design agency tothe­p­oint. I Shot the Serif. Get it… a Bob Mar­ley ref­er­ence… oh okay…

Coolors.co — Color Palette Generator

I like fun, single-task tools that make inspi­ra­tion easy. How about color palettes just by click­ing space­bar? Coolors.co has you covered.


Woodkit by Ondrej Jób

The Wood­kit type­face sys­tem by Ondrej Jób is the best typog­ra­phy thing I’ve seen this year. Yep, micro­phone dropped, walk off the stage.