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Issue 228


The Sky Ain’t the Limit
With great design teams comes the need for visionary leadership to help people see that which does not yet exist.

Becoming a UX Unicorn in 5 Easy Steps
Five steps that practically everyone went through to learn each new skill.

Ruined by Design
How the current design ecosystem is geared towards making awful things that benefit the people who need to benefit the least.

How to simplify your design
20+ easy to follow illustrated examples.

Teenager’s UX: Designing for Teens
Teens are confident in their web abilities, but they perform worse than adults.


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Tools and Resources

Turn high fidelity UI images into mockups

Top UX School
Find the best UX / HCI master’s programs in the world.

My Cognitive Bias
A cognitive bias explained every time you open a new tab

Speak Human
Generate human centric microcopy for all purposes.

Mockup your videos with devices.

Flow by Moleskine
Capture, create and share ideas in a digital Moleskine.


How to Get Your Foot in the Door with Andy Budd – User Defenders podcast
Andy Budd reveals what the hiring minds of companies are really thinking.

A New Religion for Designers
Technologist John Maeda on the changing relationship between design and development

UX Portfolio

Rachel He
Rachel is Product Design Intern at Peloton and an incoming Experience Design Intern at Airbnb.

Last But Not Least

Humane by Design
Guidance for designing ethically humane digital products through patterns focused on user well-being.

“Design without discipline is anarchy, an exercise of irresponsibility.”
— Massimo Vignelli

Thanks to this issue’s sponsor:
Interaction Design Foundation