Issue 320

Articles

State of Design in 2021
A survey of 1,000 designers and asked them how they work, what they value, and what kinds of challenges they’re facing.

A comprehensive list of UX design methods & deliverables
The most common tool, methods, processes, and deliverables that designers use throughout the digital product design process.

Enterprise UX is amazing. Change my mind.
Why this under-represented but widespread design field comes with lots of unique and interesting challenges.

Using “How Might We” Questions to Ideate on the Right Problems
Constructing how-might-we questions generates creative solutions while keeping teams focused on the right problems to solve.

What is at the top of the UX pyramid?
What is the most that UX design can become?

Tools and Resources

Staff Design
A collection of interviews exploring how product designers navigate the individual contributor path to its highest levels.

Open Design
Build and automate anything on top of design files.

W3C Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 3.0
The first public working draft of the new accessibility guidelines with the biggest changes resulting in more understandable plain language.

Adobe XD – Add Sound Using Audio Playback
To go along with speech playback and voice support, MP3 and WAV files can be loaded directly into Adobe XD.

UX Portfolio

Aleks Grkinić
Aleks is a product designer based in Berlin.

Last But Not Least

paint.wtf
Convince an AI that you’re the best artist.

“Simplicity, carried to an an extreme, becomes elegance.”
— Jon Franklin