Pixels of the Week – June 16, 2024

Pixels of the Week – June 16, 2024

👉🏻 Curated weekly UX Research, Design & Tech resources: avoid common portfolio mistakes, UX research tasks AI can help with, presenting  research to stakeholders, the workshops diverge-and-converge technique, “research theater”, user research explained as storytelling, no web without women, illustrations and ceramics, colorful hydrants, a self-paced degree in UX research, reverse dictionary, Figma product design activity planner, landmark naming tutorial, etc.

Pixels of the Week – June 9, 2024

Pixels of the Week – June 9, 2024

👉🏻 Curated weekly UX Research, Design & Tech resources: visual design rules you can safely follow, the worst website, explicit design rules, designing for voice, can you taste design, the power of kawaii design, accessibility in design systems, autocorrected names issue, queer Nigerian artists risking everything, a fun train game, free design stuff, SVG patterns generators, what’s new in the web (Google I/O ‘24), :user-valid and :user-invalid, masonry and reading order, etc.

Pixels of the Week – June 2, 2024

Pixels of the Week – June 2, 2024

👉🏻 Curated weekly UX Research, Design & Tech resources: accessibility for designer workshop, sensory environment checklist, north start metric, hidden vs. disabled, chatbots vs. humans, personalization without being creepy, new CSS tricks, AI and accessibility, Victorian nipple rings, Figma plugins (OKLCH color variation plugin, vector to 3D) design salary database, accessible text resizing, container queries, Apple and Google’s accessibility new features, etc.

Pixels of the Week – May 26, 2024

Pixels of the Week – May 26, 2024

👉🏻 Curated weekly UX Research, Design & Tech resources: RICE product prioritization, low fidelity design value, deceptive discounting, is the customer always right, AI helping people with dyslexia, font legibility, generative AI-driven design patterns, wireframe Figma plugin, pattern generator, design inspiration, junior designer job board, hand-drawn icons, free UI sounds, WCAG 3.0 outcomes, etc.

Pixels of the Week – May 19, 2024

Pixels of the Week – May 19, 2024

👉🏻 Curated weekly UX Research, Design & Tech resources: why dark mode isn’t always better, when to use AI, design is politics, UX research without access to users, storytelling in UX research reports, generative AI in UI/UX design, contact form debate, focus vs accessibility focus, air travel design guide, a fun chimera font, doom scroll, brutalist shapes pack,  Figma 101 course, Figma variables tutorial, etc.

Dark mode & accessibility myth

Dark mode & accessibility myth

While dark mode can enhance readability for some users, it can make things worse for others (like users with astigmatism, dyslexia, keyboard users). Consider offering both modes and let user chose. And if you build a dark theme, make it accessible too.

Pixels of the Week – May 12, 2024

Pixels of the Week – May 12, 2024

👉🏻 Curated weekly UX Research, Design & Tech resources: a Figma variables tutorial, color meanings across cultures, improving form accessibility, users’ mental models, B2B/B2C selling strategies, AI color palette generator, inspiration for push notifications and logos, tutorials on CSS aspect ratios, free illustrations in Figma, white noise generator, cool abstract shapes, etc.

Pixels of the Week – May 5, 2024

Pixels of the Week – May 5, 2024

👉🏻 Curated weekly UX Research, Design & Tech resources: celebrating neurodiversity with stickers, Figma handoff helpers, UX maturity, wacky copy, AB/ testing and usability testing, front-end identity crisis, AI won’t solve accessibility, nostalgia websites, CSS shapes, AI interaction patterns, Figma tips, etc.

Pixels of the Week – April 28, 2024

Pixels of the Week – April 28, 2024

👉🏻 Curated weekly UX Research, Design & Tech resources: cognitive accessibility, designers’ coding debate, designing AI interfaces for better choices, books for designer, developer handoff checklist, colors palette visualizer, a guide to CSS container queries, Figma variables tutorial, captioned videos guide, accessible content creation guide, etc.

Neurodiversity and UX: Essential Resources for Cognitive Accessibility

Neurodiversity and UX: Essential Resources for Cognitive Accessibility

A list of curated resources to help you design for neurodiversity, from WCAG guidelines to real-world expertise and practical tips for various cognitive disabilities, including Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Autism and ADHD