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Design Tokens, Irritating UIs, Search Microcopy — and more UX this week

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Fix your product goals for better human outcomes

If you lose sight of the goal and instead focus on the metrics, you’ll very quickly forget about people. Goals are the guiding force design needs to stay true to solving for real human needs.

Stories from the community

Passing the design phone screen with flying colors

Got an interview scheduled? Congrats! So what’s next?

Design guidelines: how I get design done

Align stakeholders and designers by creating design guidelines.

Improve mobile UIs with personal touch patterns

The surprising complexity of the daily dance of your fingers on your phone.

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News & ideas

  • User Inyerface → An irritating exploration of UIs and usability.
  • Bauhaus 100 → Online mag celebrates 100 years of the Bauhaus.
  • Math GIFs → Let’s all just stare at geometry magic for a while.
  • OpenAI → Enacting the path to safe artificial intelligence.

Tools & resources

  • Eva Colors → Deep learning color generator based on an input.
  • Zen Flowchart → A pretty efficient browser-based flowchart maker.
  • Find Guidelines → A library of famous brand guidelines and assets.
  • Design Tokens → What devs are doing to document design tokens.

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