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Issue 272


Forecasting the Future
Eleven creative leaders from Airbnb tell us what’s next for design in 2020.

Mental models for designers
Tools Dropbox Design uses for solving problems, making decisions, and communicating ideas.

Running remote UX workshops
Tips for running a successful remote workshop.

Information Scent: How Users Decide Where to Go Next
When deciding which links to click on the web, users choose those with the highest information scent.

Our toxic relationship with sticky notes
Despite all their benefits, their utility is limited by space, lost in storage and forgotten with time, and their value is hard to communicate.


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Tools and Resources

Config 2020
Figma’s first conference featured talks, new feature announcements, and more.

Milanote 2.0
A fresh new look and tons of improvements to organize your ideas and projects.

Free design templates for Sketch
A collection of resources for aspiring UI/UX Designers.

A one-stop inbox for design and frontend news.

UX Portfolio

Emily Williams
Emily is a Product and Visual Designer for CHOICE.

Last But Not Least

A love letter to spreadsheets
The secret weapon of design operations.

“Don’t be a complainer; make things better, let it go, or take action to make it better.”
— Tina Roth Eisenberg

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