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How to make the case for design systems

Building support for design systems by framing their benefits for reluctant designers, engineers, and PMs

Cloudflare launches new fight against Google over…fonts?

Time to stop using Google Fonts? Cloudflare has taken its fight against Google online after announcing that Cloudflare Fonts can enhance website fonts privacy and speed. The new tool is set to allow sites that use Google Fonts to load their fonts from the site’s own domain, rather than from rival company Google’s.

SVG Waves Generator

With this tool, designers and developers can create beautiful and dynamic wave patterns that can be used as a css wave background element, as an overlay effect, or as part of a more complex graphic design project.

macOS Sonoma Review: Small moves

macOS Sonoma is an update that feels small—but in all the best ways. Upgrading it won’t change how you look at your Mac, at least not at first. This means that if you’re desperate for change to longstanding features of macOS, you will not find what you’re looking for in macOS Sonoma. I suspect, however, that most Mac users just want incremental improvements without disruptive changes. Slow and steady wins…

Five Takeaways from my Microsoft Design Internship

From September to December 2022, I had an opportunity to do an internship at Microsoft as a Visual User Experience Designer with the Nuance Customer Engagement R&D team. In this article, I would like to share key takeaways that I have learned from being a part of a fantastic team.

How to choose fonts for responsive web interfaces

A checklist for making good type decisions for user interfaces

Mobile-First Design Guide 2023

“Mobile-first” is not one of the countless mobile app design trends that pop up and fade away every year. For professional web and app designers, it is a fundamental design practice similar to mobile app design best practices like using clear and concise navigation. Why? Because this approach prioritizes the needs of mobile users.

7 Important Visual Hierarchy Design Principles 2023

In this article, I will discuss the most important visual hierarchy design principles that new designers need to follow if they want their app interfaces or website designs to succeed.

A designer’s guide to weekly, scrappy, rapid iteration and testing

The goal of this guide is to give you an actionable plan of how to set up weekly user testing in an efficient way that while challenging, can be accomplished by a single designer.

The latest Windows 11 update will help you ditch passwords for good

Microsoft’s Windows 11 update on September 26th introduces general support for the passkey passwordless logins.

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