Bill Addison

Digital Lead Joined over 2 years ago

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  • Posted to Introducing Vectary 3.0: The future of the web is 3D and AR, in reply to Martin K , Mar 11, 2019

    ...but...

    -1 points
  • Posted to So you say you want some brutalism?, Feb 26, 2019

    Very cool! Nice to see traditional graphic design styles finally making their way into UI design now that the tech has caught up.

    0 points
  • Posted to BlacksWhoDesign, Feb 11, 2019

    I hire designers from many parts of the world as part of a highly demanding remote studio. I'm curious, in general:

    1. Do designers in our community feel prejudiced against during the hiring process?
    2. Is this a North American issue or a worldwide issue?
    3. Can designers share experiences of prejudice during the hiring process so that we can learn from them?

    Additionally, if there are any talented designers out there who feel prejudiced against and are having difficulties entering the marketplace because of this issue, please send me your resume.

    0 points
  • Posted to Roadmap v.1.0 is finally here! , Jan 29, 2019

    Love the design for this website!!!

    0 points
  • Posted to UI Design: Look Back at 12 Top Interface Design Trends in 2018, Dec 31, 2018

    Dribbble has a way of attracting the same style of designs for the most part, I feel like I'm watching a site full of people copying each other.

    3 points
  • Posted to 2018 Design Tools Survey results now available, in reply to Iron Mark , Dec 17, 2018

    I use Illustrator still. I'm slowly moving to Figma, mainly because of the vector capabilities. All of these new apps, Sketch, XD etc. they're good for laying out websites, but they're not good for actually designing a website, like originating a creative design. They're just not as powerful as Illustrator is.

    0 points
  • Posted to Where do you collect design inspiration for easy access, browsing, etc?, Dec 10, 2018

    Google Photos is the best.

    All you need to do is setup a second "business" account on your personal account which lets you have a second completely separate Google Photos library. The interface is fast, easy use and to find stuff and you can upload as many screenshots as you like fore free, forever.

    Basically I screenshot everything I like and throw it into Google Photos. You can create albums to categorise, if you're into that, but I find it a waste of time as it's impossible to upkeep. I usually only reference the last month or two worth of saved stuff and move on anyways.

    0 points
  • Posted to Photoshop's new transform behavior needs to be reverted, Nov 26, 2018

    Adobe has made some spectacularly bad updates lately. In Illustrator they introduced an "Actual Size" zoom feature. It shows the actual size of the design on screen for print. Then the made cmd+1 be shortcut be "Actual Size"... so basically for anyone that designs for screen in Illustrator, there was no way to view 100% pixel size anymore. It was the dumbest thing I've ever seen Adobe do. Literally made the app unusable for anyone designing on screen.

    1 point
  • Posted to IBM's Carbon Design System, Oct 15, 2018

    When they first released it I noticed layout discrepancies between browsers so I pretty much wrote it off immediately.

    1 point
  • Posted to Craft CMS, Oct 15, 2018

    Craft to me has always looked like the best CMS out there. The CMS interface is as useable or better than WP and the framework structure is far superior to any other CMS.

    1 point
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