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Issue 483


How to Build Your Design System
The basics of creating a system tailored to your unique goals and challenges, whether building from scratch or starting with existing pieces.

Why it seems like the sky is falling for digital design
Designers are now facing a critical period of adaptation that will define the industry’s next decade and beyond.

Status Update: AI UX-Design Tools Are Not Ready for Primetime
There are currently few design-specific AI tools that meaningfully enhance UX design workflows.

Measuring Users’ Mental Models
Basic and advanced approaches to understanding and analyzing users’ beliefs about your product


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Tools and Resources

The Component Gallery
An up-to-date repository of interface components based on examples from the world of design systems.

Get logo ideas with a collection of logo examples from real-companies.

Describe UI using your imagination, then see it rendered live.

Atomize Design System
Advanced design system for Figma.

UX Portfolio

Brian Morris
Brian is a Product Designer based in North Carolina who has worked at DoorDash and Microsoftl

Last But Not Least

The death of craft
Thriving in an era of scarcity.

“The ultimate inspiration is the deadline.”
— Nolan Bushnell

Thanks to this issue’s sponsor:

Interaction Design Foundation