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Issue 261


iOS vs. Android App UI Design: The Complete Guide
The most relevant differences between iOS and Android for UX/UI designers.

The Evolution of Material Design’s Text Fields
How user research reshaped the design of Google’s open-source text fields.

Mobile Microsessions
Designing for sessions shorter than 15 seconds.

Tool tips: How our design team switched to Figma
The story of why and how Intercom moved to Figma.

What Newspapers Can Teach Us About Web Design
From the Gutenberg Principle to grid systems to above the fold, newspapers teach us much about the foundations of web design.


Use Acuity Scheduling and Never Ask, “What Time Works for You?” Again
If you like easy and intuitive, you’ll love Acuity Scheduling. Our streamlined process lets your clients self-book their next meeting with you based on your real-time availability, making email ping pong a thing of the past. With Acuity, all you need to do is show up at the right time.

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Tools and Resources

Coediting with Adobe XD
Adobe XD does collaborative editing now letting you and other designers work together in XD in real time.

Figma Ninja
A game built into Figma to help you learn the basics and get faster with shortcuts and tricks.

Copy & paste glyphs with ease.

Creative Activities to Help Your Design Team Thrive
How to host your office’s favorite weekly meeting.

UX Portfolio

Selena Jiang
Selena is a Los Angeles based accountant turned UX/UI Designer.

Last But Not Least

Evolution of the Scrollbar
A look at how the scrollbar has changed over the years.

“If I have a thousand ideas and only one turns out to be good I am satisfied.”
—  Alfred Nobel

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