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Issue 294


Experience is in the details: analyzing the UX of streaming services
Looking at little experience decisions that make all the difference.

Tiny Lesson: A postcard from the field
Sharing your progress with others is so important when trying to build momentum around a design project.

How we achieve “simple design” for Basecamp and HEY
The magic combo is having simple interfaces paired with powerful capabilities below the surface.

Bringing the Spotify Heart to Life
The process of how Spotify designed and implemented a micro-interaction for our heart icon, and show how delight can move metrics.

Team structures and operating models
how UX research teams can be structured and how UX Researchers can deliver research

How to get executive buy-in for your design system approach
Argument collection to convince the product stakeholders to build a design system.

Tools and Resources

The Guide to Design
A guide to how to start in UX.

Big Heads
Randomly generated characters for your projects.

A set of over 550 free MIT-licensed high-quality SVG icons for you to use in your projects.

Royalty Free Photos Search Engine. Find Free Images

Slack Design’s website has a fresh new look and open design roles that are now remote friendly.


Keep things grounded while telling a tale of a compelling future
An interview with Devin Mancuso, Design Strategist at Google.

UX Portfolio

Hermione Gogou
Hermione is a UX designer based in Munich, Germany.

Last But Not Least

The most important part of your design is actually the text
Product copy is the most under-leveraged part of product development today.

“Design is an opportunity to continue telling the story, not just to sum everything up.”
— Tate Linden

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