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Issue 200


Design for People, Use People Language
Pay attention to the way you talk about the work you’re doing.

Collaborate on complex problems, but only intermittently
For best solutions, intermittent collaboration provides the right formula.

Why redesigns don’t make users happy
People don’t like changes because it requires effort to make and they don’t know what to expect.

Carousels on Mobile Devices
Carousels on touch screens are plagued by low discoverability and sequential access, and not all designs implement swipe as a carousel control.

Via Negativa
Finding the essence of a product through continuous elimination.

How I got to Facebook’s design team
How one designer went from zero real world experience to designing for billions in 5 years.

Writing is a Designer’s ‘Unicorn Skill’
The ability to combine words with imagery may set you apart.

Tools and Resources

Design Notes
A free resource library for product designers.

Fast primary color generator using Google’s image search.

UX Design Resources and Recommendations
Design links, books, videos, and more recommendations by Noah Levin.

Templates for AR/VR Sketches
Explore your idea of AR, VR or MR experience before building it.


Design is About Understanding People – The Rosenfeld Review Podcast
Irene Au talks about her work with setting up companies with robust design practices, and why user research is an investment every company should make.

UX Portfolio

Shawn Roberts Jr
Shawn is a Product Designer who previously interned at Uber.

13 Industry-Leading UX Designer Portfolio Websites
Design portfolios that will inspire you when building your own.

Last But Not Least

Add some sprinkles
Investing in the meaningful, touches of delight.

“The price of being a sheep is boredom. The price of being a wolf is loneliness. Choose one or the other with great care.”
— Hugh MacLeod