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Issue 278


How to lead a 100% remote design team
Remote leadership requires good tools, good communication, good documentation, and plenty of empathy.

Remote Usability Testing 101 & Getting Started
Everything you need to know about remote usability testing and how to run effective, insightful, and objective remote user tests.

The problem with snackbars and what to use instead
Some alternative solutions to snackbars that aren’t as problematic.

Designing teamwork: How our customers helped shape the future of Slack
Lessons learned building a simpler, more organized experience for Slack users.

Always Explain Why the ‘Phone’ Field Is Required
58% of ecommerce sites don’t provide an explanation for why a number is needed.


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Tools and Resources

Free Design Movie of the Week
Filmmaker Gary Hustwit is streaming his documentaries free worldwide during the global COVID crisis.

Free illustrations for personal or commercial projects.

Affinity – Supporting the creative community
Affinity is offering a new 90-day free trial of the Mac and Windows versions of their whole suite due to the virus.

A set of 108 customizable illustrations.

UX Portfolio

Marco Cornacchia
Marco is a Product Designer and Visual Developer based in NY.

Last But Not Least

A complete guide to coronavirus charts: Be informed, not terrified
How to become conversant in the language of data visualization—and better understand the COVID-19 pandemic.

“The design of good houses requires an understanding of both the construction materials and the behavior of real humans.”
— Peter Morvilles

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