No spam! Unsubscribe at any time.

Issue 305


Tools should not only be for experts – they should turn us into them
It’ time we moved away from the concept of “tools for experts” towards one of “using this tool over time makes you an expert.”

The How (and Why) of User Flows
The ability to create and think in user flows is one of the most important skills in a UX designer’s toolkit.

Product Intuition Calibration
Calibrating the user problem intuition and calibrating the org execution intuition takes time and a conscious effort but pay exponential rewards.

Design Systems For Figma: Bringing Context To Design Systems
Showing teams the context behind their design decisions in the system enables them to apply the system in a way that best meets their users’ needs.

7 Business Benefits of Inclusive Design
How building for accessibility helps companies succeed.


25% Off Online UX Design Courses
Advance your design career with over 29 online, self-paced UX courses from industry experts and top academics.

Enjoy 3 free months of learning because you’re a reader of UX Design Weekly!

Tools and Resources

State of Prototyping
A first-of-its-kind industry report that explores the rapid rise in both the popularity and accessibility of prototyping.

The Psychology Behind TikTok’s Addictive Feed
A look into why TikTok is fun and addictive.

Adobe XD Has a New Look
Adobe XD is getting a new suit of clothes.

a11yresources – A growing list of accessibility tools and resources
A growing list of accessibility tools and resources.

Why are elections so hard to design well? – Wireframe Podcast
Why designing for elections is a never-ending challenge.

UX Portfolio

Liam Madigan
Liam is a designer who previously interned at PayPal.

Last But Not Least

Dot-voting alternative – vote with your feet in design thinking workshops
An alternative to voting in workshops.

“A brilliant solution to the wrong problem can be worse than no solution at all: solve the correct problem.”
— Donald Norman

Thanks to this issue’s sponsor:
Interaction Design Foundation