Automattic.design

Automattic is the company behind WordPress.com, Tumblr, Gravatar, Jetpack, WooCommerce, Longreads, Simplenote, and many more internet publishing and commerce solutions.

At automattic.design, the team shares the behind-the-scenes stories of what it’s like to build products at a remote-first technology company. Blog posts detail strategies for remote collaboration as much as deep-dives into technology and design issues.

automattic.design also highlights relevant job openings at Automattic and links to the company’s recruiting portal.

Throughout the site, they highlight their commitment to open-source values, diversity, and making the world a better place through the power of design.

Check out automattic.design for inspiring stories about collaboration, teamwork, and communication.

blackelephant.design

Founded in 2012 and based in London, Black Elephant Design Studio’s mission is to work with clients in delivering bespoke tailored design solutions and flexible workspaces.

Lee

Lara Lee’s design work includes brand identity, logos, illustration, motion, print, and web design. 

www.LaraLee.design, which now showcases her refreshed personal branding, features in-depth case studies that show off not just her finished work, but the creative process that led up to it.

“My new look is less corporate and more personal so you see more of the real me,” says Lara. “I love the minimalist look and soft colors—these things really highlight my work instead.” 

Lara’s blog offers helpful tools and tricks on topics like motion graphics, design trends, her creative process, and creative ways to display your design work online!

With it’s clean design and it’s sharp focus, Lara’s website is a master class in creating an online portfolio.

#LaraLee #MotionGraphics #Illustration #WebDesign #BrandIdentity #GraphicDesign #Portfolio 

ProperHuman.design

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ProperHuman.design, based in New York City, is a creative studio that helps brands find their unique voice. From overall strategy to product design to marketing, ProperHuman.design can do it all.

Headed by Daniel Palatnik, a UX/UI Designer and Front-End Developer with over 12 years of experience, ProperHuman.design‘s passion is clearly evident in their work. Their .design site is inventive and immersive, with navigation that is clear and intuitive. Their case studies show off the full spectrum of their work, which includes clients in health care, business consulting, interior design, and even educational tools for youth.

QueerRenaissance.design

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Paint A. Fremmerlid is the multidisciplinary artist behind queerrenaissance. design. Their work involves visual art, poetry, and storytelling, and all of their art is influenced by their own lived experiences.

“I confront trauma in my work,” Paint told us, “and it is my ambition to let others know they are not alone, as well as craft a more hopeful future.”

In addition to presenting a portfolio of Paint’s work as an artist and writer, queerrenaissance.design also links to their online shop, where you can purchase apparel, accessories, and even a queer-centric tarot deck inspired by Paint’s own journey of healing.

FITPIXX.design

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FITPIXX is an app developer based in Austria. Their main focus is creating fun apps with personality for fitness, gaming, and tools.

Their app Fit Math is a brain-training math game for mental fitness. The various game modes also test your coordination and concentration capabilities.

They are also working on app-based solutions for software development, project management, time management, documentation, and much more.

Visit fitpixx.design to learn more.

 

APIWho.design

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APIWho.Design is a living and growing directory that features API (Asian & Pacific Islander) creatives in the design industry. This site draws inspiration from Latinxs Who Design and BlacksWho.design.

Their mission is to highlight the breadth of talent within the API population, inspire new designers, connect with fellow APIs, share experiences, and help with the discovery of fresh talent for expanding teams.

APIWho.Design features excellent design itself, with an uncluttered layout, links to designers’ social profiles, and a very convenient filter that allows people to easily find designers with specific skills.

.design domains celebrates diversity and inclusion in the design industry and everywhere, and we are proud to help amplify the work of API designers!

Readings.design

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Readings.design is a collection curated by Jarrett Fuller of recommended texts, both historical and contemporary, about and around graphic design. The site serves as a free library of introductory essays, books, and texts on graphic design theory, criticism, and practice as well as related fields like cultural criticism, photography, and architecture.

Jarrett Fuller is joining the faculty at North Carolina State University as an assistant professor of graphic design in August 2021. He also is the director of twenty-six.design, a multidisciplinary design and editorial studio; hosts scratchingthesurface.fm; and is a contributing editor at AIGA Eye on Design. Visit readings.design to refresh your inspiration and learn something new.

Roko.design

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When your website address in a country domain, such as co.uk or co.ie, you’re immediately announcing to the world where you’re based, which may make people from other countries instinctively turn away. In 2021, however, design has never been more international, and a .design domain is a perfect way of showing that your reach is global.

“A .design name is the new way to discover new talent all over the world,” says Rodrigo Montoya, an architect and interior designer from Bogotá-Columbia. “I actually feel that I can get into a closer dialogue with my potential customers using roko.design as my main page.”

TacoBell.design

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TacoBell.design is unabashedly fun, with bright tropical colors and clever iterations of the brand’s iconic logo. Taco Bell is famous for its social presence and its marketing campaigns, and the design department uses TacoBell.design to showcase its dedicated @tacobelldesign Instagram account in a major way.

TacoBell.design (TBD for short) is professional, uncluttered, and easy to navigate. In addition to the colorful portraits of the design team members, the integrated Instagram feed shows off their effortlessly stylish aesthetics.

Digging deep into the three main pages of the site (“Work”, “Play”, “About”), the Work page includes in-depth case-studies of the team’s design initiatives. It’s the type of thorough branding and studied, creative dedication that many aspiring designers dream of. All along the way, Taco Bell manages to make it all look fun and delicious!