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Why designers quit (2023 report)

Excluding layoffs, the lack of career progression opportunities, low UX/design maturity, and being unhappy about the work are the top three reasons.

The State of UX in 2024

From design tools, to our design process, to the user behaviors that will change the way we design — a list of what to expect for UX in the new year.

Johan Cruyff's influence on adaptive role switching in Product Design

A product design philosophy inspired by the brilliance of Total Football, as orchestrated by Johan Cruyff and the 1970s Dutch masters.

How to waste billions of dollars in eCommerce

A borderline unusable user experience, littered with bugs and full of missed opportunities. Dive into a UX case study on

The Magic of Details: How UX Microinteractions Transform Products

Modern interfaces are about much more than functionality. They must be user-friendly, intuitive, and enjoyable.

And the 2024 color of the year is…

From Pantone to Papanek. Speculating what will be the next Pantone Color of the Year

AI for UX: Getting Started

Use generative-AI tools to support and enhance your UX skills — not to replace them.

Learn Strategy from VP of Product Design at Headspace Sponsored

Join the Product Design Strategy Course if you want to actively shape product roadmaps and create influence with design.

Minimalist Affordances: Making the right tradeoffs

Unfortunately, sometimes usability and aesthetics can be at odds, also known as “form over function”.

Designing for safe and trustworthy AI

Why human oversight to make up for AI errors doesn’t work and what we can do instead.

Hey designers, they’re gaslighting you.

Trying to prove your value or justify your presence to organizations that are not ready to listen is being set up to fail.

Why you should add friction to your onboarding

Most people will tell you that you need to remove friction in your product’s onboarding. They are wrong. Here’s why.

Transition animations: a practical guide

Principles that can be used immediately by anyone in their design process.

Design Collaboration Report

The latest report by Readymag provides an in-depth analysis of design collaboration practices, challenges, and solutions.

A checkout designed for impulse purchases

Horrible retention rates, dark patterns and incentivizing people to abandon their carts. This is a UX analysis of HelloFresh.

Table of Contents: The Ultimate Design Guide

Tables of contents provide a page overview and direct access to specific sections.

How to design climate-friendly emails

Best practices for sustainable email design.

A Guide to Prototyping Automotive Interfaces

Good design is not a function of talent, but number of iterations. Here’s my guide to prototyping automotive interfaces.

How to write for Gen Z without being cringe?

How do you do, fellow kids?

Color for brand designers working with product teams

Why your brand colors aren’t working in digital spaces.