Figma's Life After Adobe 💔

Plus the 2024 Typography Report; Nootti's new app consolidates 3 social media apps; Framer's Frontrow2024 is this Thursday; Design leaders grapple with their future; and more...

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Here’s what’s happening today in design: Figma's life after Adobe; The 2024 Typography Report; Nootti's new app consolidates 3 social media apps; Framer's Frontrow2024 is this Thursday; Design leaders grapple with their future; Breaking down Zapier's branding; How Sora works (and what it means); A collection of innovative resources for designers; Dann Petty shares his latest design exercise file; A lovely style for presenting an Apple Watch UI; I'm calling this “Rainbow gradient card whimsy”; Why can’t we have orange as an error color?

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TODAY IN DESIGN 1856

Hamilton Smith's Tintype Camera: Revolutionizing Photography.

On February 19, 1856, Hamilton Smith from Gambier, Ohio, secured a patent for the tintype camera, marking a significant advancement in the field of photography. This innovation made photography more accessible and affordable, allowing for the rapid production of durable images. The tintype camera captured portraits and scenes directly onto a thin sheet of metal, offering a quicker and more economical alternative to the daguerreotype. Smith's invention democratized photography, enabling people from various walks of life to preserve moments in time, and laid the groundwork for the mass production of photographic images.

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