05 Sep 2019
Design critiques at Figma

Design critiques are a key part of just about every design culture, and one of the few consistent rituals design teams share. Done well, they can leverage th...

#Figma #Design Critiques

05 Sep 2019
The Ugly Truth about Design Systems

Design systems are great for scaling design across complex organisations and products. But in our drive for scale, consistency and standards, have we conside...

#Design Systems

04 Sep 2019
If You Want to Make the World a Better Place, Start With Your Day Job

Giving back is admirable, but it can’t undo the damage your employer is doing

#Design Process #Design

04 Sep 2019
How to Get Better at Embracing Unknowns

Interpreting uncertainty through data visualizations

#Data Visualization

03 Sep 2019
The Power of Insights: A behind-the-scenes look at the new insights platform at Uber

Learnings, data, and ideas — when put together — represent dynamic patterns, as varied and colorful as the view through a kaleidoscope.

#Data science #Uber

03 Sep 2019
Large Devices Preferred for Important Tasks

Despite substantial improvements in mobile UX over the past decade, people still tend to do their most important online activities on larger screens.

#Behavior Patterns

03 Sep 2019
Cancel vs Close: Design to Distinguish the Difference

Distinguishing between these two actions is critical to avoiding losing users’ work. Save changes before closing a view, use text labels rather than an X ico...

#Usability #Design patterns

02 Sep 2019
Less Data Doesn't Mean a Lesser Experience

Be proactive and careful consider how they can provide a low-data experience that still reflects their brand in a positive light.

#Performance #Mobile

01 Sep 2019
Should we still be selling responsive web design?

The standard response to this has generally been, ‘don’t worry, we’ll build it responsive’, but is this response out of date?

#Web #Responsive design

01 Sep 2019
Getting Creative with UX Research

Fully uncovering people’s stories about their experiences can take a little creativity. Here are 3 imaginative methods we love.

#UX Research

01 Sep 2019
Designing Dark Mode

How we’re crafting Dark Mode experiences across Microsoft 365 that adapt to your daily flow

#Visual design #Dark theme

01 Sep 2019
Illustrator guides and grids

Guides are something I use in every Adobe Illustrator creation. Definitely on creations where I divide things up in equal spaces. In Illustrator there are di...

#Adobe Illustrator

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