Pick of The Week
How to Promote Yourself Online When You’re a Total Introvert - Adobe 99U - 99U
Beyond 'likes' and followers count
As designers, self-promotion and discoverability are great sources of opportunities, but when you're a shy designer things aren't that straightforward. Learn how NYC art director makes the most of social media, in a meaningful way.
The Best of The Rest
Part 1: How come everybody loves to hate self-checkouts?
"Unexpected item in the bagging area"... 🙄 (Part 1)
Ever realised just how often you hate and avoid using self-checkout machines? Our team has, so we've decided to investigate the issue and start improving it - the Inktrap way!
5 essentials for your user persona template (with examples) | Inside Design Blog
Targeting the right people
It can be tempting to speed up a design process, whilst relying on unchallenged assumptions, but here's a great, simple guide on creating great personas that truly reflect your customers.
Things I (honestly) don’t want to see in your portfolio
Making a proper, first impression
If you're gearing up for your next design interview, might want to make sure your 'awesome' portfolio doesn't fall victim of these clichés.
Getting to the bottom of line height in Figma
A comprehensive history of Typesetting
Whether you want to improve your typography skills or you're a fan of type history, Marcin Wichary's comprehensive history of typesetting reveals the early days of the process and how designers can master it.
One More Thing
We are Colorblind
Accessibility, made easier.
Want to create more accessible designs? The folks at WeAreColorblind have gathered great articles, resources and examples to help you make more inclusive products.