Dear designer: Strategy doesn’t have to be stressful
Weekly curated resources for designers — thinkers and makers.
“We like to think high-level planning is for leadership only. But when you suddenly become responsible for strategy (as may be the case in a startup or smaller company), you may get nothing short of goosebumps — and for good reason. When you’re dealing with higher-level work, you’re no longer building behind the screen.”
Dear designer: Strategy doesn’t have to be stressful →
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It is time to ditch the title “Evangelist” from Accessibility →
We aren’t trying to convert anyone to a faith.
Love robots + UI →
The role of AI in the design industry.
Gathering insights when you don’t have access to your users →
User research in government without users.
We might be sharing an office again →
Just maybe not a physical one.
In defense of templates →
An overlooked tool for engagement and productivity.
Morisawa, the official font provider for Tokyo 2020.
Food for thought
Is it time to ditch the design grid? →
“With the advancements in CSS layout in recent years, the design grid feels more like a hangover from print than ever. A solution to a problem that, on the web, we simply don’t have.”
Joining hypergrowth startups →
“You are hired to fix problems; not to point them out. Most problems your company faces are not hard. There are just lots of them. You are not hired to point them out but to solve them.”
Love and loss in the age of AI →
“The death of the woman he loved was too much to bear. Could a mysterious website allow him to speak with her once more?”
Little gems this week
From a colourblind designer: please stop using red and green together →
Get better at using color palettes with choropleth maps →
Optimizing your own performance as a designer →
Tools and resources
30 Figma updates →
Recent features and fixes in Figma.
Take charge of your UX copy from design to code.
Figma > Sketch →
The finer things that make a difference.