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Issue #114 — 01 Mar '17

Six Steps to Superior Product Prototyping: Lessons from an Apple and Oculus Engineer

How and why you must define your non-negotiables before you begin building prototypes. 

PROTOTYPING

Cooking with Design Systems

What makes a great design system? Cooking a great meal is all about preparation – can the same be said for design systems?

GET COOKING

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How to embrace vulnerability and build better products

We’re often too afraid to ask for help. But sometimes all it takes is that little bit of extra guidance to build a great product.

I DON’T KNOW WHAT I’M DOING

A Designer’s Guide to Working with Product Managers

Designers and PM’s have very different thought processes. Adhithya shares how designers can structure their work with product managers so that they can both plan effectively.

UX DEBT

Pyramid of trust

Katie Sherwin from the Nielsen Norman Group shares the five tiers of trust when it comes to users on the web.

WATCH

How to construct a design system

Building a consistent style system through color, shadows, type, borders and spacing.

START CONSTRUCTING

NOTE FROM THE EDITORS

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