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How can designers help break the cycle of designing for addiction? →
Eager for clicks and views, tech platforms look for new ways to use basic human instincts like shame, laziness and fear to their advantage. Digital junk foods promise users short-term highs, but leave depressive existential lulls in their wake. How do we break that cycle?
- Everyday UX → Here’s how you can apply experience-design to your everyday life.
- Automation for Designers → Removing mundane tasks and opening up new opportunities for deeper, more rewarding work.
- The Accessibility Case → How to convince your team to invest in more accessible design.
How can a Designer become a Leader? →
I didn’t become a designer to spend my days managing designers and letting them have all the fun.
The 4px baseline grid →
Solving the bounding box padding issue present in most design tools.
Storytelling: the ultimate UX skill →
Our job consists of creating and sharing fictions — better versions of the world through the design concepts we develop.
Introducing Mercury OS →
A speculative vision of the operating system, driven by humane design principles.
The ultimate guide to stakeholder interviews →
How to properly plan and execute one of the most efficient research tools in UX.
More top stories:
- A designer without communication skills is just a pixel pusher →
- Some proposed color heuristics →
- Five strategies for applying to design jobs →
- Buttons on the web: placement and order →
- Building high-quality hypothesis for better design decisions →
- A people map of the United States → A map where city names are replaced by their most Wikipedia’ed resident.
- Streaming and the lengths of songs → A song will play a hint of the chorus in the first five to 10 seconds so that the hook is in your ear.
- A chat to let your battery die → Die With Me is a chat app you can only use when you have less than 5% battery.
- AI-generated pokemons → Computer-generated abominable pokemons that should not exist — just for fun.
- Another Lens → A research tool for conscientious creatives, by the design team at Airbnb.
- Small Victories → Small Victories takes files in a Dropbox folder and turns them into a website.
- Foo Screen App → A full screen mobile browser made for interactive prototypes.
- Sketch to Web → This tool claims to turn your Sketch file into a website, visually, in minutes.