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Issue 471


Pencils Down, Ideas Up: Navigating Design Critiques with Grace and Grit
Critique is one of the most powerful team-powered tools that can contribute to a designer’s growth.

If you want to be creative, you can’t be certain
Embracing ambiguity as a superpower.

When (and why) noise creates churn 🤯👋
Do you have a long ‘time-to-value’, and an orchestra of noise? This might be why your churn is so high.

A Spectrum of Perspectives: Design, Product, and Business
To align with product, research must recognize and balance design and business perspectives.

Indicators, Validations, and Notifications: Pick the Correct Communication Option
Knowing when to use 3 common communication methods is key to supporting users.


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Tools and Resources

Framer: 2023 Year in Review
A look back at Framer’s big year.

Figma Crash Course 2024
A beginner’s guide video to all the major 2024 functionality in Figma.

UX Portfolio

Ayush Wanjari
Ayush is a freelance Product Designer.

Last But Not Least

AI Art is The New Stock Image
A short critique of the pure AI image.

“Everyone who is doing important work is working on something that might not work.”
— Seth Godin

Thanks to this issue’s sponsor:

Interaction Design Foundation