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Issue #142 — 22 Sep '17

Illustrating inclusive communities

There’s talking about being inclusive, then there’s working out how to actually be inclusive. This great article from AirTasker shares their journey of putting words into practice. 

MAKE IT HAPPEN

Shoulder pads + fear & design

Pablo Stanley tackles the gnarly topic of how fear plays a significant role in the life of a designer and the illusion that your work has to be extraordinary.

READ ON

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Patterns and purpose

This excerpt from Rachel Nabors's new book, Animation at Work is a great summary what to consider when incorporating animation in your products.

MOVE
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Behind the scenes of Atlassian’s recent rebrand

Leah Lin Pincsak shares some of the process the Atlassian team went through in developing their new identity. 

TAKE A LOOK

What’s new in the Material Design spec?

The Material team continues to evolve the Material Design spec. Their September update introduces guidelines for offline states and a bunch of updated guidance for Android O.

KEEP UP

The mission-driven interface

The team at Twitter continues to iterate. Here they provide a glimpse of what they’re focussed on right now: grappling with incorporating their purpose more directly into their products.

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NEW IN ATOMIC

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Prototype forms faster and easier with new form elements and events

Text area fields let you capture multiple lines of text. Dropdown menus allow selection from a predefined set of options. New focus, blur and keypress events let you prototype form validation and respond to user interaction in powerful new ways.

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