👉 Your curated weekly Design and Front-End resources: CSS Grid Playground, chatbots, spatial memory in psychology and UX Design, a tool to find CSS values based on the property, some CSS gradient background that you can copy/paste, advice for UX interviews, great packaging, the issues with the video game industry, a beautiful serif font, testing accessibility, CSS clamp() min() and max(), CSS and accessibility, naming conventions, 3D printed bee homes, etc.
I get a lot of DMs on Twitter and LinkedIn all from students all over the world who ask me for “advice on how to find their first UX job”. I started writing a “short” answer for them. But let’s face it: I don’t do short answers. So here we are with the “things I wish someone told me when I was finishing my master degree and looking for my first job”. But also the “things I want to say to candidates as a lead designer who screens resumes and conducts interviews”.
👉 Your curated weekly Design and Front-End resources: a cool color finder tool, naming colors, a game to “judge” some controversial color naming, an based experiment based on AI to tell how “normal” you are, some SVG patterns, CSS variables 101, a virtual drum machine, hot pink illustrations, a place to find UX volunteer work, CSS focus-visible, CSS media queries, CSS full bleed layout, some webcam sketchy filter experiment, DevFest videos, etc.
👉 Your curated weekly Design and Front-End resources: a pokemon analogy to explain annoying UI patterns, the concept of disability dongle, fun animation demos, CSS tutorials, design automation tools, chrome devtools to inspect CSS grids and emulation visual disabilities, mental models, the inclusive Design 24 videos, user task analysis, CSS clamp() responsive typography, beautiful variable fonts, online privacy tracking tool, usability of opening links in new tabs, etc.
Yeah I know, RSS is sooo 2000. Yet, I still think it’s one of the best format if you want to keep up to date in our industry. So here is basically the export of my Feedly feed with all the UX related blogs and people I follow. Those are listed in alphabetic order. I hope they will help you get started an progress in the user research and user experience design field. You can download an .opml file at the end of the article to directly import those to your RSS reader.
👉 Your curated weekly Design and Front-End resources: accessibility tools and resources, lack of accessibility costing a client, advice for junior UX designers, an online waves, curves and blobs SVG generator, some nice illustrations, taking ethical tech decisions, a podcast on design briefs, emotion centered design, 3D objects in the browser, a 3D room in CSS, a guide on how to design for diversity, should you charge less for speaking remotely (no), booking’s illustration process, learning JS online, a nice online events tool, Wikipedia will get a redesign, some bidirectional scrolling advice, etc.
👉 Your curated weekly Design and Front-End resources: centering in CSS, evolution of Google’s sign up form, SVG and CSS animation tips, CSS perspective, the story of macOS System Preferences, line breaks with inline CSS, CSS accessible checkboxes, figma wireframing library, designing with reduced motion, designin with Paint, a podcast on the need for UX specialists, a parody of branding, an accessible comic, etc.
👉 Your curated weekly Design and Front-End resources: some paper prototyping resources, information architecture and priority, CSS animations and transition demo, signage typography, responsive beyond media queries, accessibility standards, measuring scales and colors, a fun game, the CSS 100vh iOS bug, a cute rounded font, intrinsic value of a product, the 8pt grid, information architecture and tomatoes, colors and dataviz, winamp skins for nostalgic people etc.
👉 Your curated weekly Design and Front-End resources: accordion icons signifiers, CSS reset visually explained, 19,500+ illustrations to win, web inspiration, 226 free icons, CSS gradient gallery, CSS animations inspiration, designing for performance and connectivity, media query-less responsive components, microcopy tips, beyond mobile first design, accessibility and design systems, etc.
It’s almost the end of the summer holidays, people. Are you ready to go back to school, sorry, to work? Do you have all your tools, pen, paper? How about your illustrations and icon sets, are those ready as well? This week, I have a little surprise “back to school” gift for you, courtesy to Streamline. You can participate in this contest to win one of 3 Streamline UX 2.0 illustration pack licences. How cool is that?