Issue #145 — 19 Oct '17
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Clean, lean, responsive and inclusive. Slack went on a high-bar mission with their new website and here they explain some of the journey.
Got your head into 8pt Grids? Take another step in and consider typographic baselines and leading vs line height. Another difference to consider between native apps and the web browser.
As conversational UI gets more attention and more capable, what of the noble old form?
“You’re never just designing pixels, you’re designing complements to the human condition.”
After four years at Facebook, Charlie Deets has spent the last year working on WhatsApp. Deets shares some insight here on the different design processes and practices.
The folks at Booking.com have gone deep this past year, working on the Booking Assistant chatbot. Great that they’re sharing their learnings.
"Abstraction is the elimination of the irrelevant and the amplification of the essential." Delving into technical design abstractions, wrap your brain around this one.
I’m loving tinkering with the examples in this lightweight drag & drop library. You might instead be tempted to try something more productive with it.
Our Sketch plugin got a whole lot better! Sync Sketch artboards with Atomic and layers remain editable wherever possible. Also, layer-name prefixes let you customise the sync (includes SVG).
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