How can we practice design without harming the Planet? 🌎
Weekly curated resources for designers — thinkers and makers.
“How can designers build eco-conscious design practices? What exactly is design’s role in the climate movement? And what other communities and industries should we look at to find the way forward?”
How can we practice design without harming the Planet? →
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The playful city →
When was the last time you went outside and played?
Goodreads UX →
Indispensable, but unsatisfying.
Regaining your accessibility spark →
All jobs have up and down cycles.
Reframing streaks on Duolingo →
5 ideas for healthier language learning.
Designing and writing with consent →
Why living and learning are contextually situated.
Earth reviews: it turns out Earth is just a simulation and the creators are looking for feedback.
Make me think
Crony beliefs →
”Astrology, conspiracies, the healing power of crystals. Aliens who abduct Earthlings and build pyramids. That vaccines cause autism or that Obama is a crypto-Muslim — or that the world was formed some 6,000 years ago, replete with fossils made to look millions of years old. How could anyone believe this stuff?!”
How to delete Instagram, Facebook and other accounts →
”If you haven’t used your Facebook account in years, or you’re looking to permanently take back some time from doomscrolling, you might consider getting rid of some accounts once and for all.”
How (not) to grow a UI library while building a product →
”If we’re building a plane while we’re flying it, building a UI library is like building wings and fuselage before putting them together, but they must also fit all other planes.”
Little gems this week
The Barry Lyndon poster is a design classic, not designed by Saul Bass →
Atomic design 2022: what we can learn from Eames →
Student hero journeys and gamifying adult learning experiences →
Tools and resources
Figma cleanup →
11 easy steps to keep Figma clean.
Cognitive biases →
10 incredibly common biases that shape our world.
Accessibility fixes →
Common accessibility issues that you can fix today.