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Issue #77 — 01 Jun '16

Building a visual language

Karri Saarinen shares behind the scenes insight into the journey of creating AirBnB’s new visual language

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The mechanics of interface design

In this epic deep dive, Scott Hurff explores why "how people hold stuff" changes everything.

GET A GRIP

When user experience gets overtaken by speed

“Our digital devices now often can move and react at speeds faster than the human mind can compute.”

READ ON

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The broken window theory in Product Design and Development

“During the project we postponed a lot of small little things. ‘Let’s do it later’ we said. A classic mistake.”

CLEAN UP

GE’s predix design system

Applying and adapting Atomic Design principles to GE’s design system involved moving well beyond a collection of user interface components along with some design theory.

SEE WHY

Is Google making the same mistake now that Microsoft did in the 90s

Apple pundit Jason Snell questions the increasingly ubiquitous Material Design by making a provocative association between Google and Microsoft in the 90s.

WADE IN

NEW FROM ATOMIC

Our new Bootstrap UI Kit for Atomic

He’s only been with Atomic for a few weeks but Designer Dave Keyes has been busy. One of his side projects, our new Boostrap UI Kit for Atomic, shipped this week. Thanks Dave!

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