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Issue 315


100 design lessons for 2021
Lessons on how to make an impact beyond our products and how to improve our craft beyond artboards.

Adding it all up: the math behind designing your career
A framework for thinking about the 90,000 hours that make up your career.

Undoing the Toxic Dogmatism of Digital Design
How do we start to dismantle and rebuild a system that disempowers and excludes by “design”?

Designing Data Science Tools at Spotify
Turning raw data into insights that can inform new features or improvements to the experience.

A guide to Motion Design principles
Motion has a profound impact on the user experience of digital products, but if interface elements don’t exhibit basic motion design principles, usability is undermined.

Avoiding tab styles for navigation
Styling links to look like tabs can make them harder to use.

Tools and Resources

How To Properly Apply Jobs-To-Be-Done To User Onboarding
A breakdown of Headspace’s onboarding.

Design tool for 3D web experiences.

Visual thinking, brainstorming, and planning.

A world of resources for remote designers.

Blurred Vision – Stark
You can now simulate how your website or software will be seen by people with blurred vision to help you make an informed decision.

UX Christmas
A UX calendar of 24 articles in 24 days to ease the wait for Christmas Eve.


Bill Burnett: Designing Your Work Life – DesignBetter
How adopting a designer’s mindset can help you through your current challenges if you’re searching for work.

UX Portfolio

Jenny Bounmivilay
Jenny is a Product Designer based in Melbourne, Australia.

Last But Not Least

How learning UX helped me deal with my depression
How one designer learned to stop worrying and love the missteps.

“We need to stop designing faster and learn how to start designing less.”
— Laura Klein