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Issue 265


The State of UX in 2020
A review of the past and analysis of the present, with an ever-watchful eye on the future of UX.

How to Understand Your Impact in the Brave New World of Product Design
If you design products, you have more power and influence than you realize.

How to win over skeptics with qualitative research
The field of design research often leverages qualitative research methods to inform product design.

A fable to explain UX to rookies
Rethinking Batman’s classic outfit in a user-centric way.


Use Acuity Scheduling and Never Ask, “What Time Works for You?” Again
If you schedule user interviews, you’ll love Acuity Scheduling. Our streamlined approach to appointment scheduling makes it easy and intuitive for users to self-book their own time slot with you, based on your real-time availability. With Acuity, all you need to do is show up at the right time.

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Tools and Resources

XD Ideas
Content and resources to inspire, educate and elevate the designer community.

Inequality by Design: Women Still Behind in the Art World
In some ways, design in 2020 is still in the dark ages.

What’s next for Sketch in 2020?
A look at what Sketch has in store for 2020.

Design more, resize less, with Auto Layout
Figma now has the ability to resize buttons based on their text and lists can rearrange themselves when items are moved around.

Flawless SVG text for your wireframes


Animation Handbook (PDF)
Learn how you can use animation to demonstrate abstract concepts, make products feel more life-like, and instill more emotion into digital experiences.

UX Portfolio

Sacha Tourtoulou
Sacha is a Product Designer based in Paris, France.

Last But Not Least

Your password must contain everything
An upcoming game that shows how password requirements are getting out of hand.

“The ultimate inspiration is the deadline.”
— Nolan Bushnell

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