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Issue 130


Influencing redesign
How to convince your company to do a redesign.

The full stack design system
Designers can go beyond consistent UIs towards creating consistent products by incorporating product concepts in design systems.

A Brief History of Design
A look at the design roots at Microsoft and appreciation for the past design choices in your company or industry.

Before you can master design, you must first master the fundamentals
Some fundamentals you should master so you can take your visual design to the next level.

A Designer’s Guide to Working in Tech
A guide to help designers at any stage navigate a career that will take them between many roles, companies, and markets.


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The Interaction Design Foundation has over 30 Online UX Design Courses, here are 7 reasons to join their UX Design Community.

Tools & Resources

Color Tool – Material Design
Create, share & apply color palette to your UI, as well as measure the accessibility level of any color combination.

Gravit Designer
Gravit Designer is a free cross-platform vector design tool.

Algorithm-Driven Design
40+ resources on how AI is changing product design


Secrets of Design Leadership – Stanley Wood of Spotify
Stanley visited 20 top companies in the software industry in search of the secrets of design leadership.

Design Thinking in 3 Steps
Understand your audience, envision a creative solution, and test your prototype by award-winning design firm Cooper

Mixed Methods
A podcast interested in the how’s and why’s of user experience research.

UX Portfolio

Robert del Prado
Robort is a UX designer at Comcast whose portfolio features case studies and design artifacts.

UX Jobs

UX lead at WIREWAX (London or New York)
WIREWAX is looking for the defining UX lead of interactive video to join their team at a time of unprecedented growth.

Last But Not Least

The Web Looks Like Sh!t
Instead of becoming simpler and more thoughtful, navigating our digital spaces has turned into an increasingly frustrating exercise.

“Design is only obvious in retrospect.”
— Luke Wroblewski

Thanks to this issue’s sponsors:
Interaction Design Foundation