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Weekly curated resources for designers — thinkers and makers.
“Let’s face it, design school leaves budding designers unprepared for the world. The real learning begins in your first years, and it is up to design leaders to set new designers up for success.”
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Analyzing Tiktok for 30 days →
How the app can be manipulative, addictive, and harmful to privacy.
Designing persuasive tech →
The secrets and pitfalls.
Opens mom’s phone →
What a wrestling meme teaches us about older adults.
Grow your app, not your information architecture →
How OOUX keeps the IA simple while scaling your app.
Diversity, really? →
I was asked to speak about diversity on a panel that lacked diversity.
Figma feature updates: more improvements for design and collaboration.
Design Manager @ Belvo
We are solving hard, interesting problems at Belvo: what does the world look like when consumers fully control their financial data.
Lead Product Designer @ Riva Health
Riva Health is building a cardiology technology app that measures and manages hypertension. Whatever your skill set or professional background, there’s literally no bigger problem you could apply them toward.
Little gems this week
Make me think
Designing for the last earth →
“The design field (digital or otherwise) has struggled for decades to achieve an invisible, and dare I say, imaginary seat at the table. In our efforts to get business to take us seriously, we have distorted the true value of design, which is what makes it unique in the first place. The true value of design, however, was never to find a single solution to a problem. But to understand, and explore.”
Why I built a dictionary app →
“This story begins the same way as with every other app: with a problem. I was reading Dune, and my goal was to finish before the movie release. I'm not a native English speaker, and most of my english vocabulary is related to work and social life. So I was having a hard time understanding all the poetry the book manages to deliver.”
Tools and resources
Accessible charts →
An accessibility-first approach to chart visual design.
Dynamic logos →
10 visually striking animations you’ll wish you made.
Language, please →
A resource for journalists to cover social and identity-related topics.