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Issue 462


Why designers design forms
Good designers make forms better and quicker and easier to complete.

Form Field Usability: Avoid Extensive Multicolumn Layouts
Extensive multicolumn forms can lead to misreading and user input errors.

AI as a UX Assistant
Generative-AI bots support UX professionals by acting as content editors, research assistants, ideation partners, and design assistants.

Rapid Iterative Testing and Evaluation (RITE)
Quickly make progress on new product designs and give teams a deeper shared understanding of the problem space they’re working on.


Build with the power of code — without writing any
Take control of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript in a visual canvas. Webflow generates clean, semantic code that’s ready to publish or hand to developers.

Figma Dev Mode vs. Zeplin – What’s the best design handoff tool? (Video)
Dev Mode will require a paid seat in 2024. UX Tools, the creators of the annual survey, dive into a video review of Figma Dev Mode vs Zeplin. Watch

Tools and Resources

2023 UX Research Tools Map
An illustrated guide to the ever-changing world of user research software.

Color Wheel – Color Palette Generator
Generate a color palette with a color wheel and easily bring it all into Figma.

UX Portfolio

Elvin Hu
Elvin is a Senior Design at Google.

Last But Not Least

Figma’s future is about far more than design—or getting acquired
Figma changed how software experiences are created. Next up: creative productivity for the masses.

“Research is to see what everybody else has seen and to think what nobody else has thought.”
— Dr. Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

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