Category: patterns

More Unicode Patterns

Creating is the most intense excitement one can come to know. —Anni Albers, On Designing I recently wrote a post — that was shared here on CSS-Tricks — where I looked at ways to use Unicode characters to create interesting (and random) patterns. Since then, I’ve continued to seek new characters to...

Novapattern

curates well-designed patterns Indeed it does! Bonus: Lisbon Azulejos is full of lovely patterns created by Mathieu Grac based on tiles from the city of Lisbon. It has interesting UI to explore them. Direct Link to Article — Permalink Novapattern is a post from CSS-Tricks ...

Websites to Generate SVG Patterns

These aren’t particularly hard to web search for, but just in case you didn’t know they existed I figured I’d drop them here. I’ve used all three of these in the past and I think they do a good job of driving home how cool of patterns you can make in SVG with such little code. Hero Patterns A c...

A Collection of Repeatable SVG Background Patterns

Advertise here via BSA Hero Patterns is a collection of repeatable SVG background patterns for you to use on your digital projects. With SVG quickly growing as the preferred method for using graphics on the web, there are still few resources available in this format. Steve Schoger created Hero Patterns so that you can...

A Better Architecture For iOS Apps: A Deep Look At The Model-View-Controller Pattern

   If you’ve ever written an iOS app beyond a trivial “Hello world” app with just one screen and a few views, then you might have noticed that a lot of code seems to “naturally” go into view controllers. Because view controllers in iOS carry many responsibilities and are close...

Free Download: Holiday Card Mockup

Advertise here via BSA Cards, Invitations and all other prints with rounded corners also deserve a solid mockup! That’s why Hype Your Prints has created simple yet powerful tool to let you show your rounded goods in style in seconds. They’ve made it as simple to use as possible: place your card in seconds...

Free Download: Free Promo Backdrops and Gradients

Advertise here via BSA Created by LA-based designer, Vladimir Kudinov, Hue: Free Promo Backdrops and Gradients is a collection of 49 backdrops and gradients that lend atmosphere to layouts and product shots. The collection is photo-realistic, blending seamlessly with product photographs; and reminiscent of Scandinavia...

Typographic Patterns In HTML Email Newsletter Design

   Last year I read Jan Constantin’s post “Typographic Design Patterns and Current Practices” and straightaway wanted to do something similar with email. At the time I was studying responsive typography on the web, trying to break down the websites I liked in order to understand what made the typo...