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Issue 199


How to grow as a Junior UI Designer
Start by learning 5 important design fundamentals.

Ethics in design: What exactly does that mean?
People in the field are calling for more ethical decision-making—but it’s hard to pin down what exactly that means.

Checkbox vs Toggle Switch
7 use-cases of when to use checkboxs or toggle switches.

The key lessons I learned creating a popular Design System
Tips and insights from building the design system at Atlassian.

Designing For Micro-Moments
How to design for micro-moments to increase website conversion rates.

A developer’s guide to web design for non-designers
Design can be your competitive advantage.

Comparative Research Done Right
Comparative analysis can accelerate your search for product market fit, if done well.


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Tools and Resources

Make My Persona
Create a buyer persona that your entire company can use to market, sell, and serve better.

Design Tool: which one?
Comparing Sketch, Figma, Adobe XD, UXPin and InVision Studio.

Fonts That People Actually Use
Looking at the fonts that designers actually use.


Principles of Human-Centered Design
Don Norman talks about being mindful of HCD principles.

UX Portfolio

Nickki Nguyen
Nickki is a UX Designer at

Last But Not Least

Design is never neutral
Designers can’t simply make digital products easier to use. They have to think about what’s in the best interests of the user.

“The alternative to good design is always bad design. There is no such thing as no design.”
— Adam Judge

Thanks to this issue’s sponsor:
Interaction Design Foundation