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Issue #152 — 14 Dec '17

Looking to Horizon

Twitter’s design team have been developing a design system they call Horizon. Ashlie Ford tracks its journey, from humble beginnings as a hack-day project. 

LOOK UP
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Design Principles

Ben Brignell has released Design Principles, an open source resource of curated design principles, to help us understand and create. 

WADE IN

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How the sausage gets made: the hidden work of content

How do we improve the way our teams relate to content? How do we show them how the content sausage gets made without grossing anyone out? Caroline Roberts shares a few tips.

AVOID THE WURST

The state of UX in 2018

This year’s State of UX report from the uxdesign.cc is 👌. Definitely one for your holiday reading list.

FILE IT

Learn to code enough

Andreas Rønning shares a bunch of useful advice for designers interested in learning to code — “Don’t believe the bizarro myth that programming is some hard unachievable thing that only a specific kind of human being can do.”

JUUUST ENOUGH

Project 100

A new initiative called Project 100, cofounded by designer Eduardo Ortiz wants to balance the gender count of Congress with a simple website.

Ready. Set. Go.

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