The top news and articles on digital product design.
The next web inspect Facebook’s patent for an ‘empathy button’ and explore similar ideas in other products.
Nilay at The Verge argues that content blockers in iOS9 are a plot against Google to move readers (and revenue) from the web to native apps.
Ways we Work spent a day with the Search design team at Facebook, talking to individual designers about their work, observing a crit and everything in between.
Is there a timeless definition of the prototypical digital “designer?” What should we aspire to be as new tools, techniques, and computing devices come and go?
ZURB talk us through their feedback loop. A good example of how to give and take quality feedback.
Icon designers are busier than ever, as screens increase not only in number but density too. Bloomberg profile a few studios and shed some light on some well lit icons.
Guy Moorhouse shows us how he creates beautiful abstract animations.
Students at the University of Washington and advisors UsTwo demo Shift. An approach to texting while driving that places responsibility on the sender, rather than the driver.
An overview from Apple of the updates in the latest watchOS. A few new interactions, but performance from native apps likely to be the winner on the day.
We’ve all been there. Should this CTA be a button or a link? Realistically it doesn’t matter, so long as you’re consistent.
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