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
This Friday I taught to the students in the CEFIM program. The first part of the class was about my job as a UX designer. And I’m so happy that a student said that, thanks to my, he knows get that my job involves so many skills and tasks that he did not imagine before. The second part was a workshop on Information
Architecture for Reusable and Adaptive Components. From user flow to content model and a big work on information architecture and hierarchy, we went through a framework I teach to help designers and developers build pages and components. TL;DNR the one you should not miss
Designing for Long Waits and Interruptions: Mitigating Breaks in Workflow in Complex Application Design, a super interesting article by @NNgroup to help you design for complex enterprise apps where users get interrupted a lot Interesting article
Overlay Overload: Competing Popups Are an Increasing Menace. Why do we continue to annoy users with such annoying patterns?
CSS Container Queries: Container Relative Lengths, a short read on what you need to know about the brand new q＊ units.
Death by a Thousand Words: COVID-19 and the Pandemic of Ableist Media: Non-disabled people only saw the potential outcomes of the virus as either life or death — they didn’t account for the gray. Disabled people live in the gray.
The science of eureka moments ” and why you get your best ideas in the shower (or in my case, in while swimming) and how to get into the space to incubate those epiphanies
A Content Model Is Not a Design System, and how to build content models that will work in omni channel environments Inspiration, fun experiments and great ideas
Zeina Shareef is a freelance Illustrator and Designer from the Maldives. I love her sea inspired work and so will you:
website and instagram
This collection of
SVG animations of debit card illustrations is really fun News in the industry
Proposal for CSS @when is going to be a really cool proposal to add conditions (like media queries) to CSS Tutorials
Podcast & Videos
I was invited in
episode #40 of A Lens a Day by @brownorama to talk about the “confidence” lens, we talked about data, big data heavy designs and users who tell you they want to customize everything, but do they really?
What’s the best font size? A guide for body text in responsive web design” an nice video by @glyphe. I’m a big fan on “Make it bigger”, but I wonder about complex enterprise UI, most users want it smaller to get more data on the screen
Micro Lesson: Interpreting Unmoderated Usability Tests, Card Sorts, Tree Tests, another great episode of @Delta_CX podcast Useful tools and resources that will make your life easy
Taylor Nguyen put together some
UXR templates you can download: UXR Plan, User Interview Probing Questions, Interview script, Test script, Question for dashboard design, Debrief & quick synthesis.
This looks cool:
a new animation library, built on the Web Animations API for the smallest filesize and the fastest performance. A
Figma plugin to help you create design for keyboard and screen reader users access by documenting focus order
Access Guide is a friendly introduction to digital accessibility based on WCAG 2.1. Each little memo presents the why it’s important, how to implement and test (with code examples)
Can I Include: If you wonder if you can include a div in a span (no you can’t) and more generally what element your can include in which according to the HTML spec, this shall help.
Get your spooky hats on with those
Social Media Template with Halloween Stickers from @blushdesignapp
The UX Writing Library, a place to find tools, book, resources, blogs, courses, podcast, events and more about UX writing
Open source emojis for designers, developers and everyone else! And yes they pass “does this emoji library have a sausage an maple leafs” test