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Art Made of Code: monopo london on the design of Matt DesLauriers' debut book

Creative Boom

Who says writing code can't be creative? Meridian is a collection of 1,000 artworks originally released on the digital art platform Art Blocks , each created with code written by Matt. A JavaScript program which runs the code constructs stratified landforms using thousands of small strokes of colour.

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Which open-source monospaced font is best for coding?

UX Collective

An analysis of 5 monospaced fonts with coding ligatures Which font do you use for coding? That’s when I wrote the original blog post about 5 monospaced fonts with coding ligatures. Many more monospaced fonts with coding ligatures have sprung up since that blog post so it’s time to revisit and examine five more.

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Mono Moment: Slanted's helpful reference guide to magical monospaced fonts

Creative Boom

In design, art, coding – even on our identification documents. A new book published by Slanted celebrates these hardworking fonts and offers a source of inspiration for graphic designers and typographers looking for a helpful reference guide. Monospaced fonts are not just fascinating; they're everywhere we look.

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Processing: the Software that Shaped Creative Coding

Eye on Design

Part II will publish next week. This relationship dates back to the 1960s, when computational pioneers used code to create novel forms. The bridge between technology, design, and art has always been in the exploration of tools, and how those tools enable code to become a medium for new forms of expression.

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New book highlights how much graphic designers can learn from the small ads of yesteryear

Creative Boom

If you haven't heard of Standards Manual , the Brooklyn-based, independent publishing imprint founded by designers Jesse Reed and Hamish Smyth in 2014, it's about time you did. Now, they're returning to their publishing roots with their latest book, Classified: Local Ads from America's Small Towns.

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UX in the low-code era

UX Collective

As a UX specialist working in the industry for a few years, I see enormous possibilities emerging from the ‘low-code’ movement. First things first, what’s low code, and how does it connect with different kinds of designers? code and Low code (NC/LC)?—?my Low-Code is a new kind of prototyping tool.

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32 affordable tools to keep costs down when you first go freelance

Creative Boom

Affinity Photo, Affinity Designer and Affinity Publisher each offer a close approximation to Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign, respectively. Reedsy Want to publish your own book? Reedsy is a respectful platform connecting authors with professional editors, designers, and marketers to assist in self-publishing endeavours.

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