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This week on Dezeen: fashion designer Stella McCartney revealed her kit designs for British athletes competing at this year's Olympics, while a new logo for the Tokyo 2020 games was finally selected after the original design was ditched. (more…)
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Runner is a plugin for the design tool Sketch. It lets you use your keyboard to run commands and order about other plugins. For example, by typing “vertical” into Runner then you can vertically align text much faster than moving your mouse to the button and clicking it.
I've seen some folks describe Runner as if it's Sketch's version of Spotlight or Alfred, as effectively their goals are one and the same: to speed up and organize your workflow. In the video below I briefly go over how Runner might speed up the design process:
Once you've downloaded it, you can start Runner inside Sketch by hitting
' and then tab to move through each section, like Export or Run.
If you're interested in finding more plugins to tie into Runner, there's an official list of all the Sketch plugins available.
Geometric screens based on flag designs flank the windows of this former marine base in Amsterdam, which Bureau SLA has converted into offices to mark the Dutch Presidency of the Council of the European Union (+ slideshow). (more…)