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Issue #131 — 06 Jul '17

How to enhance mobile interactions with sound design

Sound design – something that’s often overlooked yet a huge part of a user experience. Hear Facebook Sound Designer Will Littlejohn share how sound design can be used in your next project.

As a bonus the team also released Sound Kit, a kit packed with sounds for to use in your next prototype.

TURN IT UP

Adventures in conversational interface: designing for the Amazon Echo

An insight on how CBC designed for Amazon Echo, including how they conducted user testing for a product that’s naturally used in the home, while you're juggling between the dishes and what's on the stove in your kitchen.

FROM CBC NEWS

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Redesigning Google News for everyone

A case study from the Google Design team that takes a look at the redesign of Google News. Spoiler: Cards!

READ THE CASE STUDY

Lightning Design System

Salesforce announces their new design system, complete with components, motion principles and more.

CHECK IT OUT ⚡️

How PayPal Onboards New Users

A step by step look at how PayPal onboards new users in their iOS App. Once again Samuel Hulick entertains us with his on-point usage of memes throughout his presentation.

LETS GO

Stop Designing For Yourself

As designers it’s our responsibility to be able to step back and think from the users point of view, not our own. In this article, Erik Raudsepp demonstrates how two companies ignored the users job to be done.

TAKE ME TO MADISON SQUARE GARDEN

How To Make Use Of Weekly Design Meetings

How do you keep a team engaged? The design team at Grapefruit recently introduced weekly design meetings – separate from their Monday catch ups and daily standups – where the team discusses industry topics, shares new ideas and practices their skills. 

HOW IT WORKS

Maintaining Design Vision

“Maintaining design vision throughout a project can be challenging. Andrew Spencer shares how our experimentation with project roles alleviates these challenges and contributes additional project value.”

YOUR ROLE IS…
 

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