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Issue 386


If design principles are for designs, then design values are for designers
Design teams should consider defining a unique set of design values for their designers.

The Design Leadership Playbook
How to hire, onboard & manage a high-impact design org.

Ink Thinking Improves UX-Decision Making
Ink thinking is a method of journaling your decisions and their subsequent outcomes to reveal patterns in your intuitive decision making.

Designing A Better Language Selector
The country and language selector might appear like a quite trivial design challenge, but there are plenty of fine details that make or break the experience.


There’s a smarter way to map user journeys.
That’s why we built Flows in Zeplin. Easily connect published screens into a Flow, then add important actions, decisions, or branches using Shapes.

Tools and Resources

Ditto – Drafting
Single source of truth for copy from idea to design to code.

Blob Animation
Generate smooth animated blobs for your website.

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UX Portfolio

Lucille Tang
Lucille is a product designer with a background in psychology, business, and visual arts.

UX Job

UX Designer – Mutual of Omaha (Remote)
Improve the users experience of Mutual of Omaha’s digital properties by understanding and serving as a champion for the user.

Director, Product Design @ DuckDuckGo (Worldwide Remote)
DuckDuckGo is looking for a Director, Product Design to help shape their all-in-one privacy solution.

Senior UX/UI Designer @ surefoot (Remote in the US)
As a Senior UX/UI Designer at surefoot, you’ll rely on data and usability best practices to craft functional, user-centric designs that solve users’ pain points.

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Last But Not Least

It’s time we fix the unethical design of cookie consent windows
How can we design an ethical and transparent cookie consent window instead of forcing users to accept all cookies?

“Design is simply to move from an existing condition to a preferred one.”
— Milton Glaser

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