Weekly curated resources for designers — thinkers and makers.
“Universally, human beings understand the concept of death, which is the end of a person’s life. Across most cultures, special arrangements like a funeral are conducted. The deviation often lies in funeral customs and procedures. This is where it becomes interesting because, as civilization progresses, so too does the evolution of such practices. And as the medium shifts from oratory, to print, to broadcast, and currently to digital media, this is where UX comes into play with its own interpretations.”
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- AI-generated imagery →
Never trust the internet again.
By Ari Joury, PhD
- The curse of the Mockup Monkey →
Designers, are you protected?
By Chris Pokrzywa
- Qualities of kindness →
How might we build kinder products?
By Carien Moolman
- Sr. Product Designer-Design Systems @ Northwestern Mutual
A Sr. Product Designer is part of a cross-functional team building & supporting an enterprise-scale design system, similar to the Carbon system used by IBM. By delivering matching tooling for designers and engineers we increase consistency and efficiency in product development across the org.
Little gems this week
Make me think
- Individual point of view and collaboration →
“In a world of easy access to multiplayer and real time collaboration, it’s easy to forget to establish your point of view. Developing your point of view and collaboration are both important. Make time to balance both and use them when they are most valuable.”
- Text is the universal interface →
“This is the Unix philosophy: write programs that do one thing and do it well. Write programs to work together. Write programs that handle text streams, because that is a universal interface.”
- Yes, accessibility is also a backend concern →
“Backend developers wield a tremendous amount of power, as they help shape the underlying structure of what is and is not possible when creating a digital experience.”
Tools and resources
- Prototyper →
Powerful prototyping with code.
- Braun font →
A new typeface, for a classic brand.
- Breakpoints in Figma →
Testing and documenting responsive designs.
Mockup monkey, breakpoints in Figma, AI-generated distrust was originally published in UX Collective on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story.