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spotify.design

Finding your T-Shape as a Generalist Designer

In the first installment of an interview series, two designers reflect on life as a generalist at Spotify and the career path that led them here.

the-brandidentity.com

Anthony Burrill shares his collection of fascinating and unexpected ephemera

Bold lettering, gritty textures and a punchy black, white and yellow palette – we must be talking about a website by Anthony Burrill.

storybook.js.org

Why most design systems implode

We asked Brad Frost if design systems are still relevant in 2022.

material.io

Material Icons: Sehee Lee

An interview with Senior Visual Designer leading icons and design systems for Google Fonts

pimpmytype.com

Serif Fonts in UI Design

Today, for the first time with a guest, I’m joined by wonderful José Scaglione from TypeTogether.

prototypr.io

From Design System to 'NFT Design System': Creating TinyFaces

Max spent lockdown learning 3D design, leading to a venture into NFTs. He shares the stigmas and challenges of entering the NFT space as a designer.

whydesignmatters.online

Why Design Matters by Debbie Millman

Conversations with the World’s Most Creative People, collected into an anthology of 55 interviews with designers and visionaries in diverse fields.

the-brandidentity.com

Creating international identity systems for Marc Jacobs, Nike and more

Moment is a San Francisco-based design and branding studio that specializes in building clean and concise identity systems.

designerfund.com

Inside design at Gusto: How to build customer-centric culture

Advice from Gusto's design team on improving cross-team collaboration and getting buy-in for design's value.

itsnicethat.com

Mark Bloom on his latest release and launching CoType Foundry

Since launching his foundry in 2019, Mark has released eight new typefaces including Betatron – his latest – which is inspired by sci-fi films.

itsnicethat.com

Sharp Type co-founders on navigating the aesthetic zeitgeist of typography

We sat down with Chantra Malee and Lucas Sharp of Sharp Type to discuss trends in type design, building a rapport with clients, and more.

designerfund.com

Embedding Design into the Fiber of Fintech

What makes design at Stripe so special? Designer Fund talked to current & former designers for a window into some of its successes (and failures).

components.ai

An Interview with Elliot Jay Stocks

Elliot Jay Stocks is a UK-based designer, musician, writer, & speaker.

every.to

Walking as a Productivity System

How walks create the foundation of Craig Mod’s creative work

loversmagazine.com

Interview with Jason Yuan

Jason is an artist, performer, and inventor with a North Star of making the worlds we live in more fluid, ergonomic, and playful.

loversmagazine.com

Women of Lovers Magazine

Celebrating international women's month. Interviews with women who design!

magenta.as

Brendan Dawes’ seven rules of creativity

Brendan Dawes is a UK-based artist who uses generative processes involving data, machine learning and algorithms to create a panoply of projects.

casestudy.club

Adapting an outcome-centric mindset

Josh Seiden is the co-author of Lean UX, and in this interview, he shares how to achieve better results through an outcome-centric mindset.

medium.com

Jomo Tariku: Winning Respect for Modern African Design

This Kenyan-born furniture designer has used art and data to push the design world to recognize Black creatives.

staff.design

Staff Design

Interviews about navigating the individual contributor career path.