Weekly curated resources for designers — thinkers and makers.
“It’s time we face facts: there’s really only one way to design. And to design that one way, there’s only one tool we should be using. Moreover, there’s only one process that leads to successful outcomes. And there’s only one set of artifacts worth developing.”
- As little research as possible →
How and when to take shortcuts in your research.
- The evolution of intelligent interfaces →
When we move beyond our screens.
By Rachel Kobetz
- Generative search experience →
The next step in search engine UX?
By Daley Wilhelm
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Make me think
- The internet isn’t meant to be so small →
“To maintain the same username for so long, you have to adopt early, and so of course I’ve already signed up for the two new sexy apps: Lemon8 and Bluesky. I had to get my username.”
- A belief in meritocracy is not only false: it’s bad for you →
“Although widely held, the belief that merit rather than luck determines success or failure in the world is demonstrably false. This is not least because merit itself is, in large part, the result of luck. Talent and the capacity for determined effort, sometimes called ‘grit’, depend a great deal on one’s genetic endowments and upbringing.”
- Finding and fostering great product sense →
“Lacking sufficient product sense on your team is a devastating and pernicious problem. Without product sense, your team will act as optimizers — picture your company being driven by bus drivers instead of fighter pilots.”
Little gems this week
Tools and resources
- Net Promoter Score (or Not a Perfect Solution) →
Is it really that useful?
By Christina Teklina
- Scroll-based animations in ProtoPie →
Why, what, and how.
By Anna Rzepka
- RICE framework →
Prioritize content design work like a pro.
By Stefano Romanelli
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The right way to design, generative search, UI for VR, RICE framework was originally published in UX Collective on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story.