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Introducing Data from Invision LABS

Introducing Data from Invision LABS

In the latest installation of Craft from Invision LABS, they are again pushing the envelope by supercharging Craft’s capabilities by bringing designers Data. A free plugin that pulls text, photos, and JSON values from public API sites live into Sketch. Let's give it a look and make sure to watch it in action. I am really being a fan of what Craft by Invision LABS is bringing to the game that can really help designers boost up their productivity and efficiency into their work. Craft from InVision LABS has been a game changer in increasing productivity among designers. • JSON: Grab JSON values from sites like Spotify, Twitter, Facebook for up to date, true data inside designs. • Text: Forget Lorem ipsum. Craft’s first plugin is now bundled inside Data. Pull real, relevant textual content into designs. • Photos: The Photos tab within Data places consistent, contextual imagery into all layers of a design. Watch it in Action Download Now Download For more information: http://www.invisionapp.com/craft#styles

Introducing Library from Invision

Introducing Library from Invision

This week, our friends over at Invision have announced that former Adobe Product Manager on the Adobe Experience Design Product (XD) is joining their team, introducing Sarah Hunt. Today, they are announcing their latest feature and it's  Library. What is it? It's going to allow designers to store files in the cloud where updates can happen in real-time. We believe that a deep understanding of collaboration drives the future of screen design. • With Library, create a single source of truth for your project’s design. That truth is cloud-connected, so changes you make automatically apply to your whole team’s design files. It’s cloud-connected design assets for your entire team. • Change an icon color and apply it to everyone’s design files. Tweak a logo and do the same. Enjoy design consistency at its best—and never use the wrong assets again. • Plus, a previous Craft plugin, Styles, is now bundled within Library. Using the new Document tab, you can generate those same stunning style guides with a single click. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Watch it in Action Download Now Download For more information: http://www.invisionapp.com/craft#styles

Future of Prototyping Live in Sketch

Future of Prototyping Live in Sketch

Just a little while (past week), we've announced Craft-Styles by Invision LABS and today Invision announced that they acquired Silver Flows to bring prototyping live in Sketch. This is the future right here, both a passionate user of Sketch and Invision, allowing designers to prototype and see their designs live (real-time mirroring) on your devices for a better user experience. As we know that it's not about being pixel-pushing-perfect but giving the best practical contact for your users. The Silver Flows team joining InVision is yet another giant leap toward our vision of building the product design and collaboration platform of the future. A vision shared by the nearly 2 million users already on the InVision platform today. Silver Flows helps designers to define all of the logic and transitions required to create prototypes directly within Sketch, a first for the design industry. By enabling UX designers to design and build prototypes in the same space, they can more quickly test and validate the broader user experience their apps provide. Together, InVision and Silver Flows are building a creative cloud within Sketch that provides an unparalleled degree of continuity for designers and their teams. Watch it in Action For more information: http://www.invisionapp.com/craft

Introducing Craft Styles by Invision LABS

Introducing Craft Styles by Invision LABS

Invision LABS has just released Craft-Styles, a tool (only available on Sketch) where you can create stunning, comprehensive style guide with just a few clicks. Craft has been a game changer in their recent release to a sustain increase of productivity among us designers. This is what I really do enjoy about this community, creating better tools together. We have seen significant adoption among the design community, with 86% on Sketch and 14% on Photoshop. • Styles, which exists within the new Craft Manager, creates a new page within Sketch with the project's color palette, fonts, and text styles. • Users can also include a host of custom elements, like buttons, symbols, and more. • The Styles-generated guide syncs to projects, so when designers make a change to the guide, the change applies across the entire project. • Styles is exclusively for Sketch users. Craft is 100% free. When users update or download Craft, they will get Styles and the new Craft Manager too.   Watch it in Action Download Now Download For more information: http://www.invisionapp.com/craft#styles

Inspiring Ideas for a Crafty Christmas

Inspiring Ideas for a Crafty Christmas

If you're like us and have been a little tardy in getting those holiday decorations up find inspiration in this crafty post for simple ideas to bring the spirit of the season into your home. Whether you're short on time or on space or perhaps both, there's an idea in here for all of us. An added bonus, if you're empty handed heading to that holiday party, craft one of these up and you've got yourself a homemade gift that will surely delight any recipient. So, wait not a second longer to whip up a glass of grandpa's egg nog and get to crafting!

Amazing Hand Lettering by Ged Palmer

Amazing Hand Lettering by Ged Palmer

Ged Palmer is a British designer who specializes in custom lettering. His fascination with letterforms began in his early years while painting graffiti. Today he creates custom lettering and design for discerning clients, armed with an extremely sharp pencil and whatever else he can get his hands on. For more from Ged Palmer visit gedpalmer.com.

Atype - Craft Typography

Atype - Craft Typography

Continuing our focus on featuring craft projects we bring to you "Atype" - a beautiful project that mixes typography and paper craft. The project was done by Lobulo Design, a designer with more than 10 years experience in working for various graphic design and marketing studios in Barcelona. “Whatever you want to do, it's possible in paper”. Atype project was born to show the different ways to transform a simple flat letter in a 3D tactile model. I will teach how to make these 3D models on my next workshop called “Make it Bigger”. For more information visit http://lobulodesign.com/