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Issue #110 — 01 Feb '17

The unexpected design challenge behind Slack’s new threaded conversations

Requests for Slack to introduce threaded conversations had been around for years. So how did they tackle this overwhelming challenge to bring everyone the feature they’d all been waiting for?

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Shh! Don’t Tell Them There’s No Magic In Design Thinking

A reflection by Jared Spool on the term Design Thinking and what it means for both designers and non-designers alike.

THE MAGIC STONE

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How soon is now? Discovering the many jobs of language in design

An insight into Intercom’s discovery process towards uncovering the correct and most effective language to use in their Messenger product.

WILL THEY REPLY SOON?

The Circular Design Guide

A complete guide filled with resources, methods and mindsets to embrace circular design.

WHAT GOES AROUND COMES AROUND

How We Use Data to Inspire Design

They’re infamously known for their human-centric design approach. So how does the design team at IDEO collect and use quantitative data in their work?

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Speed up your team with a service blueprint

A deep dive into service blueprints and how they can be used with cross-functional teams.

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