780-633-0415
INFO@PAPER-LEAF.COM

about a 1 minute read

Found Friday Vol 59

^

This week’s best design finds are varied, enlightening and entertaining. We have: ten free tools to manage snippets of code; an innovative design solution to littering; an article on letting go of pixel-perfect web design; a great look at the new Van Gogh museum identity system; and a camera that lets you focus your shot after you’ve taken it. Read on!

10 Free Desktop Applications for Managing Code Snippets

I reuse snippets of code all the time, especially with WordPress sites – can’t remember everything! This list showcases 10 different desktop apps that help you organize these snippets (I use Snippley, personally).

10 Code Snippet Apps

Play with Trash

Check out Lucerne’s (city in Switzerland) solution to get people to throw away their garbage – make it fun. Now that’s design – solves a problem, and looks good while doing it.

Play with Trash

Time to Give Up on Controlling Our Designs

This article is a must-read for old, new and aspiring web designers alike. Can we control our designs, now that we have to deal with a wider array of desktop browsers, plus mobile applications, RSS readers, and the like? Short answer: no.

Time to Give Up on Controlling Our Designs

Van Gogh Museum Identity Redesign

This look into the new Van Gogh Museum identity is a perfect example of a visual identity being more than the sum of its parts. The logo by itself is underwhelming. But how it is used within the identity, and how the identity is rolled out across various mediums, is great.

Van Gogh Museum Identity Redesign

Lytro Camera

This camera lets you change the focus of your photo after you’ve taken it. Click through to Wired’s article and a working demo too. Pretty interesting tech.

Lytro Camera

See you next week!

one of us one of us

The Paper Leaf Design Weekly

If you love design, you’ll love the Paper Leaf Design Weekly. Join thousands of other designers getting wallpapers, in-depth design articles, free fonts & other design goodies delivered via our weekly design newsletter. Why wait? Join now and don’t miss a beat!