Design Vitamins - Issue #20

This issue features Iconic, Raycast, Google Art Palette, Roshnara Anwar and two UI Breakdowns from the Horo App.

Design Vitamins - Issue #20
Design Vitamins - Issue No. 20

Welcome to the 20th Issue of Design Vitamins ๐Ÿ’Š
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Five Finds of the week

  1. Google Art Palette (Try Now ๐Ÿ› ๏ธ)
  2. Icon maker by Raycast (Play Now ๐Ÿ”—)
  3. Last year you said, next year - a piece by Linear (View ๐Ÿ”—)
  4. Iconoir - Free icons for your next project (Check it out ๐Ÿ”—)
  5. Wrap in a section - figma plugin to space out objects quickly (Try Now ๐Ÿ”—)

Four Things to Read, See and Hear this week

  1. How to create an engaging chatbot (View Guide ๐Ÿ”–)
  2. Touch Keyboard benchmarks & guide (View Article ๐Ÿ“บ)
  3. Building a UI Color Palette (View Guide ๐Ÿ“–)
  4. Roshnara Anwar's Design Portfolio (View Portfolio ๐Ÿ“œ)

Three Things to Try this week

  1. - Blogging alternative for wordpress (Check Now ๐Ÿ”—)
  2. Mumu - Emoji picker for Mac (Try Tool ๐Ÿ”—)
  3. Figwashi Tapes - Create a custom figjam tape (Check Now ๐Ÿ”—)

Two UI Breakdowns of an app

Every week, we'll dissect an application/webapp and distill it down to two UI learnings we can take away from that app. 

This week's chosen Application is Horo Timer

Horo is a free pomodoro timer app which loads on the mac menu bar and uses a simple and speedy Natural Language interface. Type the time, hit Return, and go.

Horo - the best free timer app for Mac
Horo is the best free countdown timer app for the Mac menu bar.

Breakdown #1

Productivity is the art of tracking what goes in, what comes out and what is measured. Measuring itself cannot be a task and Horo solves this easily and quickly by allowing users to start a timer to track with a project.

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Breakdown #2

Tracking is a chore and next comes analysis. Analysis if done well can help people to understand how time is spent. This is useful for our users to use it various context like billing or tracking productive hours and more.

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