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Issue 332


Why your organization needs product principles
How Slack created a set of guiding product principles, that informs everything they build and serves as the foundation for their entire product decision-making process.

What 21st-century design looks like
Don Norman and decolonial design.

In-Person and Remote Design Critiques
Best practices around both in-person and async design critiques.

Comprehensive Anatomy of All Design Thinking Workshops
An attempt to figure out the workshop nature once and for all.

10 Steps to Translate Your iOS Designs for Android
How to bring your iOS experiences to Android in record time.

3 design choices that make Whatsapp the best instant messenger
Subtle but smart design choices Whatsapp made.

Design Systems 101
A design system is a set of standards to manage design at scale by creating a shared language and visual consistency across different pages and channels.

Tools and Resources

Design Leader Salary Report 2021
InVision asked 600 global design leaders across 38 industries to disclose their real salary numbers.

Design good practices
Guidelines to naming conventions, components structure and document organization.

Input Kit – Framer
Use real inputs in all your designs.

Collaboration vs Design by Committee — Users Know
Why collaboration is good and committees are bad. 

UX Portfolio

Bowen Wei
Bowen is an interaction designer in the Bay Area.

Last But Not Least

Less but Better
A principle to help create things that are well-thought-out, high-quality, long-lasting, and resilient.

“All important problems are difficult to solve. If they weren’t difficult, they wouldn’t be a problem.”
— Don Norman