June 18th: Weekly Design Links

John Freeborn
4 min readJun 18, 2019

“An expert is a person who has made all the mistakes that can be made in a very narrow field.” Niels Bohr

It’s been a long time since I wrote more than an intro to a links post. But finally, yesterday I published an article titled, ‘How Not To Apply for a Design Job’. I told myself a while ago, that I should be writing more and I haven’t been consistent in that effort (aside from these link posts). The post from yesterday has been viewed at least five times as much as my average links post–and it’s been less than twenty four hours. Let’s see if I learn a lesson, if I remember this and don’t wait over a year to post something new. And now, back to our regularly scheduled links…

Web Design/UX/UI

Personal post-mortems — a designer’s checklist for every UX project • https://uxdesign.cc/personal-post-mortems-a-designers-checklist-for-every-ux-project-f1cc6828c35c

Do products dream of living forever?: A designer’s dive into longevity in software products • https://uxdesign.cc/do-products-dream-of-living-forever-c44240406f6c

5 key lessons from “Psychology in Design” to help you advance UX • https://uxdesign.cc/5-key-lessons-from-psychology-in-design-to-help-you-advance-ux-2cbb837b4581

Proposing a New Framework to Design for Growth • https://medium.com/thumbtack-design/proposing-a-new-framework-to-design-for-growth-3679ed6834bf

Button differentiation done right • https://uxdesign.cc/button-differentiation-done-right-5553605ea08a

Graphic Design/Branding

Kininal by Nosigner • https://www.behance.net/gallery/77573295/KININAL

Mozilla debuts its new Firefox logos • https://venturebeat.com/2019/06/11/mozilla-debuts-its-new-firefox-logos/

New Logo and Identity for Correos by Summa • https://www.underconsideration.com/brandnew/archives/new_logo_and_identity_for_correos_by_summa.php

The Embassy of Good Science by Momkai Design Studio • https://www.behance.net/gallery/81228455/The-Embassy-of-Good-Science


Inkstone House OCT Linpan Cultural Center / Archi-Union • https://www.archdaily.com/918697/inkstone-house-oct-linpan-cultural-center-achi-union

Industrial Design

KAZA Concrete Releases a Bauhaus-Inspired Tile Collection by Aimee Munro • https://design-milk.com/kaza-concrete-releases-a-bauhaus-inspired-tile-collection-by-aimee-munro


Turns out a good place to put a park is right on top of parked cars • https://www.fastcompany.com/90362721/this-spanish-project-put-a-park-directly-on-top-of-parked-cars

Chinese ‘nail houses’ • https://imgur.com/gallery/cDUyO


Animwood Web illustration by Ola Dobrzyńska • https://www.behance.net/gallery/76176239/-Web-illustration


John Freeborn

designer, artist, skateboarder and video gamer