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Issue 205


Designing for Scale and Complexity
How the Fluent Design System was implemented across Microsoft Azure.

Collaborative Agile Activities Reduce Silos and Align Perspectives
All members of an Agile team, regardless of design skills, can contribute to the design of a product or feature during the development process.

10 things I wish I knew before my first corporate UX design job
Some lessons learned from a first corporate UX design job.

Creating Users, Not Addicts
Designing for engagement without anxiety.

Dark Patterns And Other Design No-Nos For Mobile
Dark patterns will get you some superficial and short term gains but nothing good will come from it in the long-run.

Is UX Design a Science?
A look at both sides of the table in the ever-changing landscaple.


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Tools and Resources

Framer X Course by Design+Code
A free course to learn how to design and code using Framer X.

Design DB
A hand-curated database of the best freebies for designers.

Design on top of your live site.

Make better group decisions with a visual voting tool.

Create Beautiful Flowcharts with Coggle
Simple beautiful collaborative flowcharts.

Marvel for Sketch
Marvel reimagined the Sketch workflow to import, sync, and handoff code.


Monster List of UX Books
An updated list of UX books, including new and upcoming UX books.

UX Portfolio

Cheechee Lin
Cheechee is a Product Designer at Dropbox.

UX Job

Senior User Experience Lead at CrowdSmart – San Francisco, CA
CrowdSmart is seeking a senior experience lead that is ready to take on the challenge of transforming startup investing.

Last But Not Least

The clever UX that made Fortnite a $1.2 billion sensation
The gaming hit is a masterclass in UX and experience design.

“Good design is like a refrigerator – when it works, no one notices, but when it doesn’t, it sure stinks.”
— Irene Au

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