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Issue 310


Copying is the way design works
What makes something “original” or a “copy” isn’t always obvious — or important.

Informative & Decisional
How to choose the right messaging component.

6 Ways to Cultivate Your UX Design Career
Tips to best support new designers early in their careers.

7 (more) tips to help you quickly improve your UIs
Creating beautiful, but practical UIs takes time, with many design revisions along the way.

The Principles Of Visual Communication
Sometimes the best way to tell stories is through thoughtfully crafted visuals, not long paragraphs of text.

Responsive Grid Design: Ultimate Guide
The most important aspect of the responsive grid and how product designers can adapt grids in their design workflow.

Tools and Resources

Bridging design and code with Variants
Figma has introduced Variants, which lets you combine variations of the same component.

“Hey Google, Open Adobe XD”: Test voice prototypes on Google Assistant devices
You can now create prototypes with voice interactions from Adobe XD and preview them on real devices with Google Assistant.

UI Coach
A UI design challenge generator.

A free digital toolkit from Airbnb Design that helps freelance illustrators optimize their business, so they have more time to focus on what they love.

Anima 4.0
Go from high fidelity prototypes to developer friendly code that engineers can build upon quickly.

On-demand user interviews with your own users – for free.

Design Business Network
Database of design agencies, news, and useful materials.

UX Portfolio

Aditi Saldanha
Aditi is an architect turned product designer who previously interned at LinkedIn.

Last But Not Least

Sketch — Part of your world: Why we’re proud to build a truly native Mac app
Sketch is trying to differentiate itself from Figma as a native app. Does that matter to you?

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

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