Pixels of the Week – May 1, 2022

Every day, I share on Twitter and LinkedIn a list of curated articles I read, resources and tools about UX Design, User Research, UI and mobile design, HTML, CSS, the web industry, some process, some inspiration, etc. This is an archive of everything I shared this week.

#Now – what I’m up to

I designed my first mobile wall paper! I also discovered a really strange interface this week. My friend Myriam said “Heart surgeons use checklists. You are NOT better than them.” and I loved that some much I turned it into a little picture. I also think this applies to other fields, like UX and accessibility as well.

Also, from my blog’s archives in case you missed it: How to Facilitate a Remote Workshop on Cognitive Biases

TL;DNR the one you should not miss

#Cognitive Biases

Here is a list of cognitive biases explained with awesome little sketches by @sketchplanator

Interesting article


A great article on task analysis, I really like the GATOR method at the end to map those: Goal | Activity | Task | Operation | Result

#Enterprise UX

2 interesting articles on challenges and user research in enterprise UX part 1 and part 2

#Carousel UX

A long and super detailed article by Vitaly (@smashingmag) on how to make carousels better if you really want to keep your, and alternatives to that UI pattern


A beautiful animated way to define what design, as a job is by @ralphammer


I’m Deaf And I Have ‘Perfect’ Speech. Here’s Why It’s Actually A Nightmare. Pointing at the menu, I accidentally let the word “soup” slip out to the server and our delightful meal goes straight downhill.”


Excel is your most overlooked design tool. I use excel a lot for reporting and data analysis but I did not know you could go up to that level of customization for data viz. Love it


How To Argue – The Hierarchy of Disagreement


Another interesting case study: The Ugly Truth About Net Promoter Score Survey

Inspiration, fun experiments and great ideas

#Virtual Travel

virtualvacation.us, a website that lets you experience the world from home, if you miss traveling, this can be fun. I tried the City guesser and I have to confess that I am really bad at this game ^^


A fun experiment with typography and animations


I love that this exists: the Chinsekikan (which means Hall of Curious Rocks) houses over 1700 rocks that resemble human faces.


Ho, hello beautiful Schotis Display font

Useful tools and resources that will make your life easy


To help with your fluid and responsive typography needs, here is a nice generator that uses CSS clamp


A fun tool to create memes using middle ages images. Also a fun way to learn about the Middle Ages at the same time ^^


If you don’t know what to watch and are lost in the amount of choice, this could help: Highly rated movies and shows 🍿 – curated by real people


Edge has a very useful read aloud mode, and it also works on Android. The voice is nice, less robotic than most, I just wish I could do faster than x2


If you need some loaders for your project or loader inspiration, here you go

Videos and Conferences

#Data Analysis
A short video explaining the “rainbow sheet” technique that can help you quickly analyses qualitative data from user interview, usability tests, etc.


Learnings from International Research, a super interesting 30 minutes talks on what you need to be aware and careful about when conducting user research in different languages and for different cultures

#UXResearch #Talk

Great talk by Julia Bastian on Lean UX and the challenges of working on a SaaS enterprise product. I relate a lot with part 5 about how lean UX is pain driven, and how we need to ask the why behind feature request.


Why do we dream? An interesting video with a few theories on the subject

News in the industry


This is fun, some washi tape in FigJam


Elon Musk Once Tweeted “Pronouns Suck.” What Could Go Wrong When He Owns Twitter?

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