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A collection of the best articles, resources, books and tools, covering every aspect of the UX and design process.


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Co-Living Hostel. A Case Study of a Co-Living Hostel…

UX Planet

UX Planet - 20 July 2024

Teddy Pirate is a surf and co-living hostel in Taghazout. Taghazout is a popular surfing destination in Morocco, and Teddy …

Listen, a world-class reading companion

UX Planet

UX Planet - 20 July 2024

Best explained with a video! Listen is a web app that can help you listen to any written material (instead …

CSS Stuff I'm Excited After The Last CSSWG Meeting

CSS Tricks

CSS Tricks - 19 July 2024

From June 11-13, the CSS Working Group (CSSWG) held its second face-to-face meeting of the year in Coruña, Spain, with …

A Lesson on Top Tasks from Hurricane Beryl

Nielsen Norman Group

Nielsen Norman Group - 19 July 2024

Companies that do not support their users’ top tasks in a crisis fail their users and their reason for existence.

Conformant Interactive Element Size — Smashing Magazine

Smashing Magazine

Smashing Magazine - 19 July 2024

WCAG provides guidance for making interactive elements more accessible by specifying minimum size requirements. In this article, Eric Bailey discusses …

Macro vs. Micro Conversions

Nielsen Norman Group

Nielsen Norman Group - 19 July 2024

Macro conversions are desired user actions that directly contribute to your business's primary goals. In contrast, micro conversions are user …

Stop letting Design Bros distract you

Prototypr

Prototypr - 19 July 2024

I was inspired to write this for a while now because I find the whole Design Bros* movement kind of …

Build Design Systems With Penpot Components — Smashing Magazine

Smashing Magazine

Smashing Magazine - 18 July 2024

In today’s turbulent landscape of design, Penpot stands out with its commitment to open-source, free unlimited access, and its unique, …

Land That Job: What Top Design Leaders Really Look for in a Portfolio

Interaction Design Foundation

Interaction Design Foundation - 18 July 2024

Design experts reveal their secretsto craft a portfolio that lands you the interview. Learn key insights from industry leaders.

Turn Your Non-Design Experience into Design Portfolio Gold

Interaction Design Foundation

Interaction Design Foundation - 18 July 2024

Learn how to leverage your non-design career for a successful transition into UX/product design. Design Director Morgane Peng shares valuable …

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Photopea

Photopea

Photopea.com is a free online tool for editing raster and vector graphics with support for PSD, AI, and Sketch files.

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Vectorpea

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Kite Compositor

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Proven By Users

A user research platform that enables you to test all aspects of your UX and design.

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Bellini Slushie

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