Blog no.13

Open Tab Tuesday

June 1, 2021

About once a week, I go through my open tabs and close the ones I’m not interested in anymore, then save the rest with OneTab. Here are some interesting tabs I’ve saved this week:

Remember when we used to talk about “web-safe” colors, and there were whole sites devoted to that? is like that for the modern age. It doesn’t have every single color you could possibly want, but it’s got the named ones, and it’s a good place to start if you want a color for testing.

How to Design Navigation for Large and Small Screens

A free class from Balsamiq Wireframing Academy with UX designer Donna Spencer. Everything you wanted to know about modern navigation.

Career planning course from 80000 Hours

A free eight-week course to help you plan a “high-impact” career. 80,000 Hours is an international nonprofit that focuses on helping people find fulfilling work solving the world’s problems. Their job board always has lots of interesting opportunities too.


They say it best themselves: “Iconoir is one of the biggest open source libraries with currently 914 SVG Icons. No premium icons, no email sign-up, no newsletters.”

How to make a trellis

Have you SEEN how much trellises cost at the local home improvement store? This guy has made a really nice one with some inexpensive wood, screws and nails, and (compostable!) cotton thread.

And… that’s it for this week. Go have fun!