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Building Diverse Design Teams To Drive Innovation

by Riri Nagao

This article is for people who are part of a design team (or any team) that makes crucial business decisions with stakeholders and how they might go about building a diverse team through the use of the Competing Values Framework evaluation.

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More Than Pixels: Selling Design Discovery

by Kyle Cassidy

Have you ever faced challenges when trying to sell Design Discovery to a potential client? In this article, Kyle Cassidy takes a deep dive into the importance of research as part of the UX design process and the core purpose of Design Discovery.

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Everybody loves a good front-end technique. Mary Lou and the Codrops team have been publishing and sharing techniques, demos and code snippets for all of us to use for years. Wonderful, creative work which saved us a lot of time and headache. It matters. Thanks so much for the wonderful work, dear Codrops team!

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PWA Stats

Progressive Web Apps are known to be fast and reliable, and they influence user engagement and conversion rates positively, too. PWA Stats collects stats and case studies from companies who have made the switch.

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Responsive Design With Language

When talking about responsiveness, we’re usually referring to screen sizes — building a layout from mobile to desktop for perfect readability and experiences. Matthew Talebi encourages us to take another aspect into account: writing systems.

Design Systems

Is your pattern library up to date today? Alla Kholmatova has just finished a fully fledged book on Design Systems and how to get them right. With common traps, gotchas and the lessons she learned. Hardcover, eBook. Just sayin'.

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