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Issue 266

As the year comes to an end, I wanted to say thank you for reading each week and hope you have a happy holiday. See you again in 2020.

Articles

Mental models for designers
A look at tools Dropbox design uses for solving problems, making decisions, and communicating ideas.

The Loss Of Micro-Privacy
How small design changes rewrote the rules of messaging and how we feel about one another.

Product Thinking is a Lifeline for Struggling Design Systems
Design systems often fail because we don’t treat them like products.

The Power of Visioning
A six-step guide to supercharging product innovation and thinking big.

The Icon Kaleidoscope
Microsoft redesigning over 100 icons with new colors, materials, and finishes.

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Tools and Resources

Bravo Studio App
Turn Figma designs into native iOS & Android apps instantly.

It’s Centred That
Test your skills and judge whether the dots are really in the middle of the shapes.

Media

Leading Design London 2019
Talks from Leading Design London 2019.

Design Tools Today – Design Details Podcast
The state of our industry’s current design tools and what those tools could look like in the years to come.

UX Portfolio

Dennis Gecaj
Dennis is a product designer from Germany.

Last But Not Least

BATUX
An infographic rethinking Batman’s classic outfit in a user-centric way.

“What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.”
— Jane Goodall

Thanks to this issue’s sponsor:
Interaction Design Foundation