7 cool new things for web designers this May

Whether you're in need of a little web design inspiration (opens in new tab) or simply fancy treating yourself, here's our pick of web design wonder this month.

01. Responsive design notebooks (opens in new tab)

Carry the core principles of RWD wherever you go thanks to these notebooks designed for your back pocket.

02. Besiter Mercury portable charger (opens in new tab)

Charge your iPhone, iPad and nano on the go with this powerful, sleek portable charger. Check model for device compatibility.

03. Oculus Rift (opens in new tab)

It's finally here! The Oculus Rift offers an immersive VR experience for tailor-made games and content. But you probably knew that already.

04. Get ready for CSS Grid Layout (opens in new tab)

Rachel Andrew walks through the cutting-edge essentials of CSS Grid Layout in this guide.

05. UX Posters (opens in new tab)

Remind yourself of the web design fundamentals with these posters inspired by vintage propaganda artwork.

06. Sprint

In one working week companies of any size can solve problems and move forward. Find out how from three partners at Google Ventures.

07. Validating product ideas (opens in new tab)

Inspired by Tomer Sharon's column, discover more about user observation in his book.

This article originally appeared in net magazine (opens in new tab) issue 279. Buy it here (opens in new tab).

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Ruth Hamilton

Ruth spent a couple of years as Deputy Editor of Creative Bloq, and has also either worked on or written for almost all of the site's former and current print titles, from Computer Arts to ImagineFX. She now spends her days reviewing mattresses and hiking boots as the Outdoors and Wellness editor at T3.com, but continues to write about design on a freelance basis in her spare time.