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Issue #135 — 03 Aug '17

Another Lens – A research tool for conscientious creatives

Airbnb Design introduces a set of lenses to “help designers address skewed perspectives in order to create thoughtful, inclusive work”. You can read about how the project came about here.

THINK DIFFERENTLY

The Golden Age of UX is Over

More practical than the title suggests, Jonathan Courtney introduces 3 things UX designers need to understand when transitioning to product design: Product Strategy, Growth and Marketing.

FIND OUT WHY

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Making Product Discovery Work in Small Teams

Discover the three areas that can help build the trust and support that research work needs to thrive, especially in small teams.

JOIN THE DOTS

The Art of Guerrilla Usability Testing

Doing your first usability test in the wild can be a daunting proposition. Get some helpful tips on getting started and avoiding rookie mistakes.

GO GUERILLA
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How to Write a Perfect Error Message

It’s surprisingly easy to write a crappy error message. Why is that? Follow these simple guidelines to ensure your error messages suck less.

READ ON

Stopwords in the user interface

There are some words that appear regularly in interface designs, even though they’re not that helpful. Discover the words that usually signal problems with your user interface, and why. 

CLICK HERE  <— SEE WHAT WE DID THERE?

RESOURCES

Empathy Map Canvas (Updated)

Need a way for yourself or your team to build empathy with users, customers or other stakeholders? Sometimes a visual framework can help. Check out this recently updated version of the popular tool.

GET THE CANVAS

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