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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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Waiting For Spring (March 2024 Wallpapers Edition) — Smashing Magazine

Smashing Magazine

Smashing Magazine - 1 March 2024

Do you need a little inspiration boost? Well, then our new batch of desktop wallpapers is for you. Designed by …

Always Explain Industry-Specific Filters (62% Don’t) – Articles – Baymard Institute

Baymard Institute

Baymard Institute - 1 March 2024

Filters labeled with unclear or technical jargon may lead users to miss suitable items. See how to avoid or explain …

Reporting Core Web Vitals With The Performance API — Smashing Magazine

Smashing Magazine

Smashing Magazine - 1 March 2024

The Performance API is a set of standards for measuring and evaluating performance metrics with JavaScript. This article demonstrates how …

A Web Designer’s Accessibility Advocacy Toolkit — Smashing Magazine

Smashing Magazine

Smashing Magazine - 1 March 2024

Digital designer Yichan Wang has put together this collection of strategies and selling points to help you encourage and advocate …

The Design Hiring Game is F*cked

Prototypr

Prototypr - 29 February 2024

In the current landscape of design and tech industries, the process of hiring designers is fraught with inefficiencies, opaque practices, …

Where’s the Shortcut to Cancelling My Subscription?

UX Planet

UX Planet - 29 February 2024

If I have a money sin, it’s this: forgetting when my subscriptions renew. Getting to grips with managing my financial …

A Solo Designer’s Journey in a Fast-Growing Startup

UX Planet

UX Planet - 29 February 2024

Over the past two years, I have been a design-team-of-one at a fast-growing startup, and the experience has been nothing …

Unveiling the Influence of Cognitive Biases on Design Decision-Making

UX Magazine

UX Magazine - 27 February 2024

Navigating the Creative Landscape.

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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.

Interface design Visual design
Vectorpea

Vectorpea

Vectorpea.com is a free online tool for editing vector graphics with support for AI, PDF and SVG files.

Diagramming Illustration Visual design Wireframing
Kite Compositor

Kite Compositor

A powerful animation and prototyping application for Mac & iOS

Animation Prototyping
Proven By Users

Proven By Users

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

User testing
Bellini Slushie

Bellini Slushie

Get all the survey help you need with the Bellini Slushie Question Bank. It's a forever free, open-source database of survey questions, translations, and guidance.

User research
Plasmic

Plasmic

The fast and fun visual builder for React.

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Story Creator

Story Creator

Simple online video editing for digital creators.

Animation
Kinopio

Kinopio

Kinopio is the visual thinking tool for new ideas and hard problems.

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Sketch2React

Sketch2React

A 100% free front-end solution for Sketch app that lets you build real code prototypes and even very simple websites. No plugins, only using the built-in tools.

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