Pixels of the Week – October 20, 2019

Pixels of the Week – October 20, 2019

Your weekly curated UX, UI Design and Front-End resources and tools: selling the benefits of UX design, 2 Design System (Foyer and Kiwi.com), making bigger clickable area size, a modern CSS reset, a layout tutorial, flight booking anti-patterns, etc.

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Investing in User Centric Design is a Good Business Decision

Investing in User Centric Design is a Good Business Decision

I’m honoured to be the opening keynote speaker of the LOIC’s Innovation dating event dedicated to User Experience – User Interface in Luxembourg.
In this keynote, I explain to companies and organisations why “Investing in User Centric Design is a Good Business Decision”.
The slides of the keynote are available in this article.

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Pixels of the Week – October 13, 2019

Pixels of the Week – October 13, 2019

Your weekly curated UX, UI Design and Front-End ressources and tools: a color palette tool, accessibility in the news, an ebook on design systems for developers, iOS 13 and PWAs, typography and text rendering, UX and animations, an article trying to explain the crappy interface we still have today, etc.

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Pixels of the Week – October 6, 2019

Pixels of the Week – October 6, 2019

Your weekly curated UX, UI Design and Front-End ressources and tools: some design principles posters, design ethics, UX research for startups, CSS mistakes, work/life balance resources, some goose JS for your site to honk at your visitors, performance & animations, amazon’s column A/B testing, Figma plugins, variable fonts & Google API, Sketch’s smart layouts, product design tips, AI generated faces for your projects, etc.

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4 Non Design/Tech Books That Help My Career

4 Non Design/Tech Books That Help My Career

This year, I started reading less technical books this year and instead read more books about management, leadership and human relationships at work. Those books help me build my career and I hope also help me become a better co-worker. Here is a selection of the last 4 books I finished that are all about team management, getting better (or starting) public speaking, surviving and staying creative in a corporate company and holding up as a women in tech.

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Pixels of the Week – September 22, 2019

Pixels of the Week – September 22, 2019

Your weekly curated UX, UI Design and Front-End ressources and tools: video games inspire great UX, dev jokes, advice for new designers, accessibility, CSS Grid Layout, color palette tool, the hover: media query,  performance, design system,  inconsisten browser behavior with buttons, AI design patterns, email support table, dark theme with CSS variables, etc.

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Pixels of the Week – September 15, 2019

Pixels of the Week – September 15, 2019

Your weekly curated UX, UI Design and Front-End ressources and tools: cooperative design systems, mobile UX, image compression, Apple’s design consistency, better search results, design ethics and doing the right thing, sliding hero images UX, robots and captchas, performance and data loading, making meetings better, dealing with people who don’t get design, cancel vs close design pattern, illustrations design trends, etc.

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Pixels of the Week – September 8, 2019

Pixels of the Week – September 8, 2019

Your weekly curated UX, UI Design and Front-End ressources and tools: good leadership, mobile navigation, the new GIMP, Firefox Dev Tool, understanding specificity in CSS, how Dropbox switched to Figma, design systems can’t be copied from one company to another, learning tricks, free videos and art for your projects, loading state buttons, Time to First Byte explained, custom elements for the web, typography errors to avoid, Data Driven Design killing our instincts, visual and product design, design principles, etc.

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The Ultimate Guide to Not F#!@ing Up Push Notifications

The Ultimate Guide to Not F#!@ing Up Push Notifications

Push notifications became yet another tool to artificially re-engage users and force content down their throat. That’s why so many of them hate it. But there’s some interesting use cases for it I want to talk about in this article. You will also learn how to build notifications that do not ruin the experience for your users: when and how to ask for permissions and 3 rules for good notifications and how let user control what they need.

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Pixels of the Week – September 1, 2019

Pixels of the Week – September 1, 2019

Your weekly curated UX, UI Design and Front-End ressources and tools: a lot of color tools and the origins of CSS color names, atomic categorizer tool, inclusive design checklist, 2 articles on design systems, helping devs make design decisions, form tooltips placement, googly eyes solving robots UX problems, CSS Style guide examples, CSS positions explained, form address design, business case for accessibility, etc.

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