Martijn van Welie

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The psychology of Web design: How colors, typefaces and spacing affect your mood

A great web design is so much more than just delivering content and making it look good. When visitors come to your site, they produce a set of feelings about your website and your organization. The type of feelings they produce – positive or negative – are entirely in your hands and should not be …

UI Design

BMW Boss Says Electric M Cars Are Coming

It's a matter of when, not if, for the electrification of BMW's performance division.<p>The age of electricity is upon the automotive world. More and more automakers are turning towards battery-powered drivetrains, and according to BMW's M boss Frank Van Meel, his brand's performance division is no …

Why Apple’s Active Calories don’t add up (and how you can change that)

Have you ever noticed that some of your workout data is missing from the Health app on your iPhone?<p>Apple’s Health app is designed to provide a central hub for all your fitness apps to save and share their data. You might assume this means all your Active Calories are added together, regardless of …

Apps

This Snatch Of Code Can Give Any Website Better Typography

Typeset is a new Javascript tool that can make any website worthy of Gutenberg. (Not Steve.)<p>Good typography on the web is pretty rare, because it’s hard. Consider quotes. Books use smart quotes, or quotation marks that mirror each other both horizontally and vertically on either side of the term …

Brand Manual Template

A brand manual template of 38 pages in A4 and US Letter.<p>Extensive branding projects can be very time consuming and the creation of an additional …

How to Get in Shape Using Psychology: 6 New Tricks From Research

Why is there an obesity epidemic? It’s not because we eat the wrong things or we lack exercise.<p>Research shows that, plain and simple, most of us just …

Nutrition

Material world: how Google discovered what software is made of

“It is a sufficiently advanced form of paper as to be indistinguishable from magic.”<p>Matias Duarte, vice president of design at Google, is telling me about the central principle of Material Design. It’s the unifying metaphor behind Google’s new design direction, providing a unified set of physics …

Kids Reacting To Old Computers Hurts My Heart So Much

Kids today, with their graphical user interfaces and high DPI mice. Why, when I was their age I was getting kicked out of Radio Shack for making the …

Sleep Test Will Tell You If You Need to Catch More Zs

Everyone can probably benefit from a few extra Zs at night, but is your lack of sleep at the level of sleep deprivation?<p>In a new video from YouTube …

70 best free fonts for designers

Free fonts: quick links<p>In this freshly updated free fonts for designers post, we bring you the world's best free fonts. We've filtered out the jewels …

Typography