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Issue 236

Articles

Figma for Sketch users
When two apps solve the same problem, why would you want to learn to use the new thing when you know how to use the old one?

Design partnership with users
How IBM builds lasting connections with users to improve their product experiences.

A comprehensive UX guide to project kickoffs
How to set your projects up for success.

Designing Mass-Market Products for Large User Audiences
Even if your target demographics are very broad, you should still identify specific groups of users within that audience to use for UX research and design.

Micro Design Systems — breaking the monolith
It’s time for us to mature our design systems and prepare for the future.

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Tools and Resources

Milanote for iOS
The notes app for creative work.

DesignGapp
Design documentation for projects and styleguides.

Adobe XD 19
The newest version of XD helps you maintain a design system as well as new prototyping and design capabilities.

Media

Abigail Hart Gray – DesignBetter
Abigail talks about measuring design’s impact on business, how parenthood has changed her approach to problem solving, and more.

Noise Podcast
An audio series that talks to designers across the globe about what makes them tick.

UX Portfolio

Crystal Wang
Crystal is a designer who has previously interned at Microsoft and now at IDEO.

Last But Not Least

A UX Director’s Secrets
How embracing mistakes helped one director become a better design leader.

“Get in over your head as often and as joyfully as possible.”
— Alexander Isley

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