Colm Tuite

Colm Tuite

Dublin, Ireland Designer/Developer Joined over 4 years ago via an invitation from Allan G. Colm has invited David Tuite, Matt Colyer, Alexander Adam, Elliot Bonneville

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  • Posted to Sketch 46, in reply to Steven Cavins , Aug 01, 2017

    With CSS, it's possible to manipulate the bounding box in order to align to baseline - which highlights why this is a dumb enhancement. Type should be aligned from baseline to baseline, not from baseline to cap-height.

    6 points
  • Posted to How do you manage your colours?, Jul 14, 2017

    CSS variables

    0 points
  • Posted to Feather - Simply beautiful open source icons, May 31, 2017

    I've been using these for a few weeks now - the highest quality icon set I've ever worked with.

    1 point
  • Posted to AMA: Framer Team On Framer 2.0, The Complete Product Design Tool, May 31, 2017

    Congrats on the launch guys, I'm consistently impressed by the quality of your work.

    For years now, I've been puzzled by the approach all major design tools have been taking. Sketch, Figma, Adobe XD, Marvel Canvas and now Framer, all function by having the user draw arbitrary shapes on an artboard.

    At worst, this leads to massively inconsistent pictures. At best, beautiful pictures which are extremely limited in their application and ultimately disposable.

    Recently, we've seen huge advancements from Airbnb's React Sketchapp, though this leans heavily toward the technical side. I've always thought Framer were best positioned to solve this problem in a visual way.

    Do you think there is much value in having designers and developers both working on the same production assets? Or do you think there will always be a lot of value in designers working with throwaway prototypes and mockups?

    0 points
  • Posted to New logo for Bucharest, Romania's capital [Romanian text], May 05, 2017

    Foarte tare, imi place foarte mult!

    0 points
  • Posted to iotaCSS – A CSS Framework that lets you code any design, May 05, 2017

    Where are all the people complaining about the multi-class approach?

    1 point
  • Posted to Adobe XD or Figma , May 04, 2017

    Almost all of my best design work takes place in Trello.

    2 points
  • Posted to React Native course for designers, anyone?, Apr 25, 2017

    I'm interested. Would pay up to $300 for a really well designed course. Thanks

    0 points
  • Posted to GT-Walsheim, Mar 30, 2017

    The pristine quality of this typeface alongside the absurd performance of its website caused a deep turmoil in my soul.

    0 points
  • Posted to I’m building a Mac app for pixel pushing on any live website, Mar 17, 2017

    Applying changes to isolated elements like this creates more problems than it solves. Tweaking styles sporadically will result in a very inconsistent design.

    Do you have any plans to integrate a systematic approach at some point? I'd be much more interested if Finch recognised components across pages/platforms.

    7 points
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