Nathan Cooper

Nathan Cooper

Portland, OR UX, IxD, FED @ Joined over 9 years ago Nathan has invited Kari Fournier

  • 3 stories
  • Posted to CSS Scan – Instantly check or copy computed CSS from any element on the internet, in reply to Guilherme Rizzo , Sep 05, 2018

    Hi Guilherme, that's great, thank you! :)

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  • Posted to Designers/Illustrators/Artists With Personal Merch/Art Shops?, Aug 21, 2018

    On a related note... of designers with personal online stores, what are some of the services/platforms you suggest to get started? Are you putting your items for sale on a re-themed 'CafePress' store for example.

    I've made a few designs and have sold them on CafePress with some success, but I'm interested in other options. Thanks

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  • Posted to CSS Scan – Instantly check or copy computed CSS from any element on the internet, in reply to Guilherme Rizzo , Jul 31, 2018

    A toggle to include the class along with the properties/values when copied, i.e., the entire selector.

    If possible to do the above, maybe include also parent, sibling, inherited, etc. styles that also affect the selected element's appearance.

    For pre-processors, include the location of the selected style in the source files; source maps I believe.

    You're welcome and I look forward to future updates. Thanks

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  • Posted to CSS Scan – Instantly check or copy computed CSS from any element on the internet, Jul 30, 2018

    I use Chrome Dev Tools often. No longer do I have to scroll the lists of element and computed styles. This is a big time-saver for me. Thank you.

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  • Posted to SoundCloud Laying Off Almost Half Its Staff, in reply to Stephen Weir , Jul 11, 2017

    I'm curious, what type of music does your friend produce?

    I listen to a lot of (neurofunk) drum & bass - e.g., Noisia, Mefjus, Current Value - and for that genre, SoundCloud is absolutely the best platform to me as a listener imo.

    I can only speak as a fan of that genre, but nearly every day SoundCloud is like Christmas to me. Producers release lots of 'in progress' (ID) tracks, and then follow it up with full-length previews. I really like the constant stream of new music from many of my favorite producers.

    For lesser known artists, I'm sure it's unfortunately easy to get lost in a sea of noise.

    As a designer, I love the player UI and real-time commenting. With the waveform as the 'slider' it serves both as a large and effective UI on mobile - much better than trying to move the dot on the Spotify player for example. Additionally, having it begin in the center of the screen (on mobile), there's a generous amount of space to touch and drag it to a new section in the track.

    The waveform also helps you remember, find, and go back to your favorite parts in a track or podcast (where I find it especially useful). I would love it if Spotify were to 'borrow' this design.

    The time-based comment system is really appealing to. I enjoy seeing how people react to sections of tracks, specific sounds, and the community in general.

    It would be a really sad day for me if SoundCloud ever has to close it's doors for good.

    Edit: formatting

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  • Posted to Redditors design worst volume sliders possible, Jun 08, 2017

    Those gave me an idea for a skee-ball volume 'game'. 100(%) would be the easiest, Mute would be the most difficult.

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  • Posted to Government Logos From Best to Worst, Mar 22, 2017

    I like the US Air Force logo. However I don't like that font. I think a condensed font would look better here, imo.

    US Air Force

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  • Posted to Single designers in teams, how do you get design mentorship or coaching?, Mar 20, 2017

    In a similar position at a startup. I love that I own design, but I'd like someone to bounce ideas off of and collaborate with.

    It is challenging, but in its own way rewarding. I won't do it again though, unless I'm working for myself.

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  • Posted to Super trippy infinite zoom illustration – O.Z.O.R.A Festival, Feb 16, 2017

    Has anyone attended, or planning to attend, this festival? I'm going to be near there for LET IT ROLL. I think I might attend it for a couple days.

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  • Posted to Best subtitles editor app for Mac, Feb 14, 2017

    Hi, I'm curious, I've never heard of this format, what medium is it for?

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