What we’ve been sharing: Week 1
At Substrakt we have a chat room. Most of the time it’s filled with discussion on awesome design and technical inspiration. Often it’s filled with cats, dogs and GIFs. Or GIFs of cats and dogs.
Here’s what we’ve been sharing this week.
Tools and plugins
Jim recommended this great bbPress theme for a new client project Lee’s working on. If you want your forum to look great on any size of device though, there’s plenty of themes to choose from. You can even start from scratch, with Skeleton.
We think Placehold.it is a great way to test image sizes when designing in-browser or producing clickable mockups.
Kitting out the new place
Here’s a few of the items we’ve added to our wishlist of new-office essentials, for when we make our move to the Jewellery Quarter:
- LG 47-inch full HD plasma TV (it also comes in 47-inch)
- Panasonic Viera 50-inch full HD TV
- Sagem retro cordless rotary phone
- Swissvoice Epure cordless phone
- Gigaset twin cordless phone, so now someone other than Ryan can pick it up
Mark would certainly be down with Jim’s suggestion of a tea urn (retrofitted to dispense grubby Nescafé instant, natch).
This is on Andy’s Christmas list:
And Ryan wouldn’t mind seeing the boss tooling around in this bad boy (or preferably getting the keys to it himself):