Dan Ross

Canada Product Designer @ Shopify Joined almost 3 years ago

  • 2 stories
  • 11 comments
  • 18 upvotes
  • Posted to Sooo I tried "Flow" from Dan Ross, in reply to Alejandro Perez , Jul 23, 2017

    Some differences between Flow and Blokk: • 3 weights/styles • Variable width characters • Improved line-height (to match SF)

    Not sure about what Blokk supports but Flow will have: • Extended Latin character support (Update on 24th July) • Cyrillic character support (Update on 24th July)

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  • Posted to Sooo I tried "Flow" from Dan Ross, in reply to Gio Vas , Jul 22, 2017

    I appreciate this thread a lot! I'm learning how people are using Flow, and I got a really good laugh out of it.

    I never thought of using Flow the way Joacim did, and it visually looks great! Obviously not usable, but beautiful. Thanks for all the support!

    1 point
  • Posted to Flow, a typeface built for wireframing, in reply to Hendrik Runte , Jul 18, 2017

    I'll be updating this Flow to support these characters soon :)

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  • Posted to Flow, a typeface built for wireframing, in reply to Bevan Stephens , Jul 17, 2017

    Hey Bevan. I definitely see your point, and I completely agree. This is really for when you've got to mock something up really quickly.

    For example, quick design sprint exercises, hack days, very low fidelity conceptual flows/mocks.

    I actually didn't think about using it for UI loading states. Great idea!

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  • Posted to Flow, a typeface built for wireframing, in reply to Bevan Stephens , Jul 17, 2017

    Flow should be used to style placeholder content. Here's a quick gif:

    Preview

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  • Posted to Flow, a typeface built for wireframing, Jul 17, 2017

    Hey everyone, I'm Dan.

    I'm a designer from Australia, now living in Canada. Design tools are my passion, and I wanted to share my latest project with you.

    Flow is a typeface built for wireframing. The font comes in three weights – circular, rounded, and block. It’s a little project I’ve been working on, and I'd love for you to take a look.

    Designing with real content is important, but sometimes we need something more abstract. Flow aims to provide an efficient and flexible way to create abstracted/placeholder content in your designs.

    Some features: • 3 weights/styles • Variable width characters • Improved space width • Improved line-height (to match SF)

    Now supports (Updated 24/07/2015): • Extended Latin character support • Cyrillic character support

    2 points
  • Posted to Mac Apps for Recording Screen?, Jan 23, 2017

    It's a little costly, but Screenflow is great for just about anything I've needed it for. You can simultaneously record your screen, camera, audio (input and output).

    3 points
  • Posted to Who's on Twitter?, Apr 30, 2015

    @HYPD

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  • Posted to Zeplin.io Beta Launched!!, Apr 01, 2015

    I love Zeplin. I've integrated it into the company iOS/Android workflow.

    It's great when you create custom UI's, because it automatically converts px to dp/sp for Android. It automatically gives you correct @1x point sizes for iOS development even if you've designed in @2x/@3x (not that I'm designing at @3x).

    It's also great for extracting colours. I'd love to be able to extract assets (I think this may be a future feature).

    It's just a huge time saver for us - no more creation of specification/measurement documents. Our developers can just go into zeplin, click what they want to measure and go.

    Great work guys!

    3 points
  • Posted to Photoshop Simulator, in reply to Alec Molloy , Oct 13, 2014

    Completely agree with Alec. Good work man. At least when you're learning to use JS, we get some entertainment out of it!

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