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Issue 394


The Demo → Demo Loop
Working demo-to-demo is the secret formula to making successful creative products.

How Netflix Creates Immersive UX Design And What We Can Learn From Them
It takes a Netflix user an average of 19 minutes to either settle for a show or movie or give up.

Stealing like an artist — design heuristics in creative ideation
Mental shortcuts and cognitive frameworks aren’t only useful in everyday judgments and problem-solving.

More than making rectangles
How do we ditch the idea of just creating rectangles?

The business power of design: understanding Airbnb’s redesign
In software, design can be one of the most important levers of growth.


No more hide-and-seek with components 🙈
When you add reusable components into your design, your developers could miss them. In Zeplin, developers can instantly highlight all the components in a design, so they know exactly what to build.

Tools and Resources

UI Filler
Placeholders for your designs.

FigJam Widgets
Add interactive objects to your Figma designs.

Free SVG design asset platform.

UX Portfolio

Oleg Stirbu
Oleg is a Lead Product Designer currently working for Personio.

UX Job

Director Product Design, Core Product Experience @ SurveyMonkey
SurveyMonkey is looking for an experienced leader to own Product Design for the end-to-end experience across their Core Surveys product.

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Last But Not Least

Digital Design Is Now A Real Job
This may seem like a small change in a big government agency report, but it reflects a broader, more important shift.

“Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean.”
— Ryunosuke Satoro

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