Victor Loux Bookmarks

A feed of interesting articles and websites I have recently read. Please feel free to browse and send me suggestions of sites to look at — I’m curious about a lot of things!

Mas Subramanian's Quest for a Billion-Dollar Red

bloomberg.com/features/2018-quest-for-billion-dollar-red/
The world has never had a truly safe, stable, and bright red pigment. The trail may start with YlnMn, the first blue created in two centuries.

Learn to Code for Free – Grasshopper

grasshopper.codes/
Grasshopper is the coding app for beginners. With fun, quick lessons on your phone, the app teaches adult learners to write real JavaScript.

Desperately seeking squircles – Figma Design

blog.figma.com/desperately-seeking-squircles-8eb8db9b654b
This is a story about one Figma engineer’s hunt for the perfect answer to a programming challenge. In a famous 1972 interview, Charles Eames answered a short…

Sure, The Internet Is Broken. So Let’s Go Fix It, Shall We?

shift.newco.co/sure-the-internet-is-broken-so-lets-go-fix-it-shall-we-5c27e294c25c
Over the past year Cloudflare became best known not for the impressive services it has built in the Internet networking space, but for an action taken by its CEO Matthew Prince during the swirl…

Design Systems Repo | A Collection of Design System Resources

designsystemsrepo.com/
An organized and frequently updated collection of Design System examples, resources, tools, articles and videos.

Brutalist design is the bad influence we all need

imaginarycloud.com/blog/why-we-need-web-brutalism/
Like it or not, web-brutalism is moving from something edgy and almost punk to something very mainstream and commercially viable.

The Twelve-Factor App

12factor.net/
A methodology for building modern, scalable, maintainable software-as-a-service apps.

Designing Systematic Colors – UX Planet

uxplanet.org/designing-systematic-colors-b5d2605b15c
Mineral UI is the open source design system that CA Technologies is building for use by all of our products. Color is a core building block of any design system, and it has proven to be one of the…