Web excursions are select bookmarks from Brett's travels around the internet. You can see them all on Pinboard. Visit the bookmarks page for previous Excursions.

Web Excursions for July 28, 2014

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And suddenly I’ve been doing it wrong.

ColorMime is a simple plugin for Sketch which allows you to quickly duplicate any Colourlovers palette in your sketch project.

I usually use ColorSchemer Studio to gather my palettes, but these command line tools are really handy for grabbing Adobe Swatch Exchange (ASE) files and converting them into palettes for Apple’s color picker (CLR).
ttscoff :: COLOURlovers
Since this excursion seems to be mostly about colors, I might as well link to my COLOURlovers page, right? It’s not terribly active these days (I don’t do a lot of design work anymore), but COLOURlovers is my favorite place to go for palette inspiration.


A really amazing-looking system for automating and hacking OS X that’s been pointed out to me a couple of times. I wish I had more time to explore it. Soon.