The five best design links, every weekday

Date: 2021/09/21

distill.pub

A Gentle Introduction to Graph Neural Networks

What components are needed for building learning algorithms that leverage the structure and properties of graphs?

uxdesign.cc

How the first version of Mailchimp was designed

During my time on the product design team at Mailchimp in 2018, one of my most memorable conversations was with CEO & Co-founder Ben Chestnut.

css-tricks.com

Exploring the CSS Paint API: Polygon Border

Nowadays, creating complex shapes is an easy task using clip-path, but adding a border to the shapes is always a pain.

stanislav-stankovic.medium.com

Building better leaderboards

One of the first full features of SimCity BuildIt that I had a chance to work on my own as a game designer is the Contest of Mayors.

nngroup.com

Designing Empty States in Complex Applications: 3 Guidelines

Empty states provide opportunities for designers to communicate system status and increase learnability of the system.