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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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How to avoid 5 of the most common design system mistakes

Leaders from Pinterest, Microsoft, Alaska Airlines, Clearleft, and more lay their best advice on the table.

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Four ways design systems can promote accessibility – and what they can’t do

Design systems help us to make our products consistent, and to make sure we’re creating them in the most efficient way possible. They also help us to ensure our products are designed and built to a high quality; that they’re not only consistent in appearance, and efficiently-built, but that they are good. And good design means accessible design.

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What are design principles?

Design principles are widely applicable laws, guidelines, biases and design considerations which designers apply with discretion. Professionals from many disciplines—e.g., behavioral science, sociology, physics and ergonomics—provided the foundation for design principles via their accumulated knowledge and experience.

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Reimagining design systems at Spotify

How we build design systems that fit our culture of autonomy.

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Latest tools

Notion

All-in-one workspace. Write, plan, collaborate, and get organized. Notion is all you need — in one tool.

Collaboration

Vectornator

Vectornator Pro makes your designs more powerful. Visualize every detail, explore the space and let your creativity run wild.

Visual design

Userships

Translate usage-to-growth with Userships’ 100% session recording, deep analytics, intelligent search and insights tools - for free!

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Latest books

Researching UX: Analytics

To get the full picture of how users are engaging with your website or app, you'll need to use quantitative evidence in the form of analytics.

Luke Hay

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Design Systems Handbook

Best practices around planning, designing, building, and implementing a design system, with insights and first-hand experiences from experts who have gone through the journey.

Marco Suarez, Jina Anne, Katie Sylor-Miller, Diana Mounter, and Roy Stanfield

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Building Design Systems: Unify User Experiences through a Shared Design Language

Learn how to build a design system framed within the context of your specific business needs.

Sarrah Vesselov and Taurie Davis

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