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Issue 53


This Is All Your App Is: a Collection of Tiny Details
Getting the details right is the difference between something that delights, and something customers tolerate.

Lean Mobile UX Lessons To Keep Your App From Sinking Like The Vasa Ship
How to avoid a major disaster with your mobile project if you follow a few simple lean UX guidelines.

The Psychology of Numbers in Design
A few ways designers can make numerical information more meaningful, compelling, and actionable in their own products.

What is UX Design? 15 User Experience Experts Weigh In
How would you describe UX design to someone who was learning about it for the first time?

A Guide to Interviewing for Product Design Internships
A former intern, turned product designer at Facebook, gives tips and his experience interviewing for a product design internships.

Why is it so Easy to Get “Mobile First” Wrong?
Mobile-first design works best when we understand it for what it really is.

The Digital Designer of the Future
The digital designer of 2020 is a facilitator, steward & connoisseur.

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Tools & Resources

29 User Interface Design Resources: The Ultimate List
Some of UserTesting’s favorite resources, from tips and articles, to books and more.

Form Usability: 5 Requirements for Slider Interfaces
While testing filtering in e-commerce sites, one of the form interfaces that proved most problematic were sliders.

Material UI Colors
From the makers of Flat UI Colors comes the material design version.


UX Week 2015
Videos from Adaptive Path’s UX Week 2015 have been uploaded. See talks from Leah Buley, Abby Covert, Erin Hoffmanand more.

UX Portfolios

Courtney Beyer
Courtney is a product designer tackling user problems on the web, mobile, and beyond. Check out her case studies for some of the projects she has worked on.

UX Jobs

Product Designer at Campaign Monitor (Sydney, Australia)
Campaign Monitor is looking for a Product Designer who shares their vision for designing beautiful software that thousands of people people love to use.

UI/ UX Designer at EastBanc Technologies (Washington DC)
EastBanc is looking for aa passionate Senior UI/ UX Designer with an eye for clean and organized visual aesthetic.

Last But Not Least

Should Designers Code?
Just press spacebar to ponder life’s questions as a designer.

“From all these experiences the most important thing I have learned is that legibility and beauty stand close together and that type design, in its restraint, should be only felt but not perceived by the reader.”
— Adrian Frutiger

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