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Found Friday Vol 94

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Welcome to our series where we highlight the best design-y finds of the week: Found Friday. This week we have: a great article on why never to use full black; a great collection of grungy retro video game iPhone wallpapers; how to create better widgets in WordPress; a super fun interactive site/time waster; and a full-on rebrand and redesign of Wikipedia. Read on!

Design Tip: Never Use Black

Do you use full on black in your designs? Stop it. Why? Read on and find out.

Never Use Black

Grungry Retro iPhone Wallpapers

…of the videogame variety. Ah, Battletoads. You were my insurmountable videogame mountain. These are pretty cool.

iPhone Wallpaper

How to Create Your Own WordPress Widgets

WidgetBuilder is a plugin that makes for much better widget management in WordPress. Featured images, WYSIWYG editor, etc. Worth a look!

WidgetBuilder

Koalas to the Max Dot Com

That’s the name of the site. I don’t know why. But it’s worth checking out: it starts off with one circle, but every time you roll over a circle, it divides into 4. And so on. Some great front-end work here.

Koalas

Wikipedia Redefined

While I don’t necessarily agree with all/many of the choices made, this project is worth a look. A creative agency called New! decided to take it upon themselves to rebrand and redesign Wikipedia.

Wikipedia

See you next week!

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