The big news this week is Figma being acquired by Adobe for 20 billion. What do you think the future will hold for Figma and Adobe XD? Anyone considering going back to Sketch?
We love to hate Clippy — but what if Clippy was right?
How Clippy shaped the design world.
The Value of Inconvenient Design
The problem friction brings to design value based on examples of IKEA, Facebook and Amazon.
Antipersonas: What, How, Who, and Why?
Antipersonas help anticipate how products can be misused in ways that can harm users and the business.
Designing for Trustworthy Automation
Lessons from creating the UX of a virtual assistant.
Tools and Resources
iOS 16 UI Kit for Figma
Hundreds of components, templates, demos, and everything else needed to help you start designing for iOS.
The first native iOS design tool.
Figma plugin for quick access to proper color contrast ratios from the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG).
Jacklyn is a Product Designer at ReadMe in San Francisco.
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Last But Not Least
Display your design into bad conditions. Because the world isn’t as perfect as many mockups pretend.
“Design creates culture. Culture shapes values. Values determine the future.”
— Robert L. Peters
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