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Issue 426


Design systems in the time of AI
AI makes it crystal clear we need to be focusing on why we create things vs what/how we create them.

“Make it easier” is not a product strategy
With just a little bit of research, you can turn “make it easier” into a real north star, and validation into useful research.

A Wireframe Kit for Early Research and Testing Concepts
Figma makes it easy to systematize simple prototypes and quickly get the right user feedback at the right time.

Surviving Design Systems
Keeping yourself and a Design System alive long-term with effective maintenance and some fresh motivation.

In-Car Climate Control Design: How It Has Gone Backwards and How to Fix It
In the last couple of years, the design of in-car climate controls has gone backward.

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Tools and Resources

Curated web design inspiration catalog
Web design inspiration catalog for creators.

Get collaborative user flows from screen recordings.

Free Color Blind Simulator
See how your website looks to an audience with color blindness and other visual impairments.

Design research library for SaaS makers.

UX Portfolio

Bethany Moran
Bethany is a Product Designer who has designed for companies like Nike, Amazon, and Tesla.

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UX Job

Product Designer @ Tropic (Remote)
The Tropic design team is looking for an eager, early career Product Designer who wants to further their development in SaaS design.

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Last But Not Least

An enigmatic color palette generator, that harnesses the mystical witchcraft of polar coordinates.

“Creativity is the depth of the honesty you express towards your possibility.”
— Paramahamsa Nithyananda

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