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Fictional brands archive: a table of information about brands of companies and institutions in films, games, and animation, originating as a master’s thesis in brand design.
A tool for measuring contrast value Lᶜ as proposed for WCAG 3. The Lᶜ value (written with upper case L with lower case c superscript) is intended to be a better match for how the human eye perceives contrast in light-on-dark displays and dark colours generally than the relative luminance calculation used by WCAG 2.1.
Braggoscope, an unofficial index of the BBC Radio 4 series In Our Time, in which Melvyn Bragg interviews three subject experts on an amazing range of topics. Organized by Dewey Decimal category and guests.
The Street Design Manual of Oslo, translated into English (PDF). As well as trying to make their city more navigable on foot, by cycle and by wheelchair, it has a lot to say about trees, snow storage, and stormwater management.
Of interest to active-travel promoters in English-speaking countries.
Specimen Books of Metal & Wood Type is a catalogue of digitized typeface specimens available online from various institutions. I didn’t know there were specimens dating as far back as 1567!
(Via @typographica on Twitter)Noted by Damian Cugley .
Digital Benin is a digital database of thousands of objects collectively known as the Benin Bronzes, looted from the Kingdom of Benin (now in Nigeria) in the 19th century, combining information from 100 museums.
(Via @joshspero on Twitter)
Reasonable Colors is a set of CSS colours that make it easier to choose combinations with a contrast ratio satisfying WCAG 2.0
(Via @reasonableco on Twitter)
Oddly named package for producing a diagram of your Django project's object model
ComicAd is an attempt at being what Project Wonderful was: an ad network that does not rely on intrusive tracking of individual users‘ behaviours. A lot of what is wrong about the internet can be blamed on the reliance on advertising to fund sites. ComicAd aims to provide an ethnical alternative that also helps people discover new webcomics.
Bloated CSS frameworks are a needless waste of bandwidth (possible exception for those still supporting IE11). Here are minimal snippets for modern CSS layouts and components, created by Stephanie Eckles of ModernCSS.dev
Tutorials about new features of CSS aimed at people already experienced with CSS
(Via @terriblemia on Twitter)
The Fonts in Use web site has been running for 10 years now, detailing almost 17,000 uses of fonts in the real world.