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In search of the perfect search for Wikipedia

The Wikipedia Android app team improved a core feature: searching for articles. Along the way, they experienced a surprise.

medium.com

Introducing Indeed’s New Brand Identity

A complete brand and design system, including custom type, color, illustration, iconography, motion, and voice.

blog.twitter.com

Imperfect, by design

Twitter’s got a new branding look including a custom typeface, Chirp.

fastcompany.com

Even the White House logo got a makeover. See what changed

It took 30 tries to get the new White House logo just right.

jonyablonski.com

Laws of UX v2.0

A look into the first redesign of Laws of UX

blog.google

A Google designer takes us inside Search’s mobile redesign

Google Search’s mobile experience has a new look and feel. Designer Aileen Cheng takes us through the update.

fontsinuse.com

Font In Use: CIA.gov (2021 rebrand)

The updated website is more reminiscent of a Millennial direct-to-consumer popup brand than a staid government agency.

fastcompany.com

The CIA has a trendy new logo. Critics are not impressed

But some design experts say it could have been worse.

css-tricks.com

Design v18

I can never think about the word redesign without also thinking about realigning, from Cameron Moll’s seminal article.

lynnandtonic.com

Case Study: lynnandtonic.com 2020 refresh

Thoughts and process for the lynnandtonic.com 2020 redesign.

github.com

New GitHub Homepage

New marketing design from GitHub focusing on its offerings for the over 50 million developers that use it. Includes a 3d globe of code commits.

fastcompany.com

Why Amazon radically redesigned the Echo

You may be ordering one for Black Friday. But why is it shaped like that?

rippling.com

How we pulled off an in-house rebrand in four months

Since the launch of the new Rippling brand, several CMOs and founders have come my way with questions about how we approached the work.

sketch.com

Yes Sur: Behind the scenes of Sketch’s macOS makeover

Refreshing the Sketch UI for Apple’s latest OS - a chat with Design Director Marcelo Marfil.

learnuxd.io

UX Lessons from Big Sur

There are problems with Apple’s Big Sur, but let’s look at a few UX decisions they (mostly) got right.

uxdesign.cc

Why some people aren’t happy about Instagram‘s new home screen

People get used to the way things work and where things are. We’re simple beings — we don’t like change.

git-tower.com

App Design on Big Sur

Discover the sweeping design changes made by Apple in macOS Big Sur, and how we applied these to the Tower Git client.

medium.com

Why Google’s new app icons are pretty bad!

By now you have probably seen Google’s new app icons for its Workspace (formerly G Suite) productivity tools like Gmail, Drive and Meets.

fastcompany.com

Gmail’s new logo is a mess. This amateur designer fixed it

Google’s branding defies logic.

vimeo.com

The Map

A short documentary about a revolutionary redesign of New York City's iconic subway map.