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Issue 429

The big news this past week was GPT-4, with a demo of a working website from a sketch. AI is taking over and will fundamentally change the role of designers. How are you preparing and adapting to new ways of working?


16 little UI design rules that make a big impact
A UI design case study to redesign an example user interface using logical rules or guidelines

Design notes on the 2023 Wikipedia redesign
A look into the project and process of redesigning Wikipedia.

The Figma to Browser Chasm
You only capture the full value of a talented designer if you have an equally talented engineer.

Minimalism in UX: the blessing of no choices
How minimum choices enhance users’ peace of mind.

Why don’t your colleagues approve your mockups? UX office politics explained
If you want to be a successful designer, you have to be capable of much more than being the best Figma artist.


Figma faster with Zeplin
Organize screens, build flows, and scale design systems in Zeplin, a workspace friendly to the entire team — from designers to developers, PMs, and everyone in between.

Tools and Resources

2023 Design in Tech Report: Design and Artificial Intelligence
A primer on how to speak machine in the new age of pre-trained foundation models and so-called “large language model (LLM)” AIs.

Inclusive Design’s Next Chapter: Design for Cognition
A new toolkit from Microsoft for building cognitively inclusive products.

Modern iOS Navigation Patterns
All the familiar navigation patterns for structuring iOS apps.

Type Design Resources
A growing, public, collaborative collection of type design resources.

Copy-Paste SVG Shapes
A collection of 120+ basic SVG shapes for your upcoming project.

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UX Portfolio

Katie Cooper
Katie is a Senior Product Designer at Forge Studio.

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Last But Not Least

Leading Successful Product Teams
A simple set of fundamental rules that has allowed teams to get to the highest level of productivity.

“Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.”
— Peter Drucker

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