Handpicked design news

16 Aug 2019
Design Tooling at Scale

The story of how Dropbox Design migrated to Figma and structured our cross-platform design system.

#Design Systems #Design Process

16 Aug 2019
The 3-Click Rule for Navigation Is False

While it is important to keep key information easily accessible, the 3-click rule is an arbitrary rule of thumb that is not backed by data.

#Usability

15 Aug 2019
Why We Hate Not Finishing What We Start

In the 1920s Bluma Zeigarnik, a Soviet psychologist and psychiatrist, conducted a study on memory, in which she compared memory in relation to incomplete and...

#Psychology

15 Aug 2019
5 sneaky typography errors to avoid

Polished typography is no easy feat, but it can be accomplished by paying attention to a few important details.

#Typography

15 Aug 2019
4 Rules for Intuitive UX

This is my advice on improving the UX of your designs WITHOUT hours of user research sessions, paper prototyping playtime, or any other trendy UX buzzwords.

#Usability

14 Aug 2019
A Writer’s Guide to Typography

We’ll go through some of the practical points a writer might utilize to make an expressive and clear copy and some writing bits that might help a designer ta...

#Typography

14 Aug 2019
Everything you always wanted to know about Lyft’s design system

Linzi Berry, Product Design Systems Manager at Lyft, shares the story and core principles of their design system.

#Design Systems

14 Aug 2019
Designer vs Corporation

7 tips to thrive as a creative in a corporate environment

#Design Process #Design Thinking

13 Aug 2019
Using Gestalt Laws of Perceptual Organization in UI Design

Gestalt is a German word meaning 'shape' or 'form.' Gestalt psychology was founded by German psychologists Max Wertheimer, Wolfgang Kohler, and Kurt Koffka a...

#Visual Design

10 Aug 2019
The Original Kindle Was Crazy

o much about the Kindle has changed over the years but Kindle devices today still remain true to the vision first shown in its original device. There’s a lot...

#Product design

10 Aug 2019
Unsplash + Figma

Bringing over 1 million images from Unsplash right into Figma

#Figma

10 Aug 2019
How Tinder Design Hooks You Up

Being a huge fan of behavioral psychology I like to analyze popular apps design to see what techniques they use to attract and engage users. Today you will l...

#Behavioral Economics #Psychology

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