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💁🏻‍♂️ Hello there. I'm sort of mostly a : benbrignell.com

⭐️ I curate an open-source collection of design principles principles.design & run workshops to help companies to create their own.

✏️ Sketches/illustrations: instagram.com/benbrignell

I draw on potatoes. I worked on artwork for Bob Mortimer's podcast. Here's a timelapse of a large community illustration: vimeo.com/203998275

I wrote about sketching: bit.ly/2x2U4Nn

fin.

tfw you've been using Illustrator shortcuts since 1998 and you're trying to work quickly in Sketch

Despite all my rage I am still just a hamster in a cage

A sticker that says “Stick it to the man” that you physically affix to the man

tfw you leave your iPhone plugged in tucked under your pillow and it performs an update whilst you sleep

Why are Capri Sun straws the same gauge as WD40 straws?

I have been drinking ink every day for inktober and so far as a month it is no better than sweatember

Who is the best person on the computer?

It’s is now the autumn equifax when our data will be leaked until next March

Having to turn down another prestigious design award tonight because when I arrived at the venue I was assigned a butler

A few locals have occasionally referred to me as “The Village Idiot” but actually, we live in a town.

@hankchizljaw @meredevelopment is it easy to get wp running now locally? Like npm install wordpress easy?

Hello friends I know I mentioned this last week, but it’s time for a new challenge. I’m looking for a design and / or front-end dev role in a product team.

More info: hankchizljaw.io/hire-me

I love
#a11y, #ProgressiveEnhancement and generally making good things that positively impact people.

Boosts appreciated 💖

Sometimes lunch is just a giant pork pie

I just sat down with a cold beer to watch Noel’s House Party and just realised:
1 - it last aired in 1999
2 - it was broadcast on a Saturday night anyway

I want to make a friend called Rebecca on Mastodon so I can say I am Tooting Bec

The series 4 Apple Watch has advanced health tracking features to help you detect a heart attack the moment you see the price of an iPhone Xs

I find it baffling how so many designers still don't know the difference between additive and subtractive colours. If you just remember what one of them is it's easy to remember the other. So here's a simple reminder:

Additive colours are the ones used in food colouring.

On re-reading this toot is rather sporadically written like a crazy person but I ended up going over my character count (because of the emoji) and cut out a bunch of stuff and now it's basically a bad listicle

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