Alex Camp

Alex Camp

Los Angeles Designer • Joined almost 3 years ago

  • 26 stories
  • Posted to Site Design: Swallowtail Tea, May 26, 2018

    Great looking site. Feels welcoming, and that nav up top is pretty different

    1 point
  • Posted to I'm not happy with Sketch, May 05, 2018

    Ya.. I've been trying to use Sketch more because of the hype, and there are some really fantastic features in it like 3rd party plugins and great symbol stuff. But the lag is insanity, lack of color tools are weird, plus the lack of raster tools, even basic ones, is weak.

    I use Affinity Designer for all my daily design work - it's a beast. Literally have had files with 100 artboards and you can whip around and scroll anywhere as if there were only 1. Plus its got an entire raster mode -- so it really is a mix between illustrator and photoshop in a way. Plus its only a flat fee (like $40 or something) and you get free updates. I'm surprised there's not more talk about it in the industry.

    6 points
  • Posted to Bráulio Amado's Portfolio, Oct 19, 2017

    scrunch browser to phone width... I see what you did there

    1 point
  • Posted to New Design tool from Dropbox?, Oct 06, 2017

    It'd probably look beautiful but I'm really not attracted to any design software subscription services. I know I'm in the minority here but Affinity Designer is pretty great for flat-fee and free updates. However, Figma is definitely intriguing.

    3 points
  • Posted to New Dropbox Brand, Oct 03, 2017

    Ew - those colors and typeface choice. This looks like something they'll slowly dial back over time. Nothing about it screams unique identity, it feels like they are just straying into trendy ambiguity. The brand mark is decent though, still an open box shape abstracted

    2 points
  • Posted to personal touch in web design?, Sep 21, 2017

    I'd like to think going the extra length to add a bit of personality or delight into the user interface / experiences you create for them can help achieve that, especially when it exceeds their expectations like you had suggested.

    0 points
  • Posted to Introducing Nachos! Nachos is Trello's design system (and also our favorite snack)., Sep 19, 2017

    Pretty comprehensive style guide, nice work

    2 points
  • Posted to The Engine — built by MIT, Sep 19, 2017

    Not bad, I personally am not a fan of the brutalist trend but these guys did it a bit more tastefully

    3 points
  • Posted to Kayako's homepage, Sep 07, 2017

    Their hero slogan should be, "we know this app looks exactly like slack, and here is what makes us different.."

    1 point
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