Pick of The Week
What It Takes to Turn a Hobby Into a Career at Age 40 - Adobe 99U
"The goal isn’t to have a successful career. The goal is to be happy."
Changing careers can be absolutely terrifying, especially at an older age, but artist and illustrator Lisa Congdon reveals how she made the most of her hobby, even when her career path seemed set.
The Best of The Rest
5 steps for systematizing motion design
Including motion to the bigger picture.
While it might seem easier to just document typography, colour and components into our design systems, motion should never be left out of the picture. Learn how to start making the most of motion, at scale.
The UX design process in 6 stages | Inside Design Blog
UX Design 101.
Whether you're a novice or a pro, the folks at InVision have put together one of the best summaries of the messy, tangled UX process - along with great, industry-wide practices for every stage.
Do I truly want to become a manager?
Asking yourself the right questions.
The prospect of becoming a manager can be alluring after a couple of years of hard work, but here are some serious questions you might want to ask yourself before making the switch.
Talk: How To Design For What's Next, Executive Director, Experience Design AKQA | David Vogel
Designing for tomorrow, now.
AKQA experience designer David Vogel, talks about what's next in digital, inventing the future through design and creating connected products at Awwwards' Amsterdam conference.
One More Thing
Simplify your Gmail account, the Inbox way.
Google's Inbox service might be dead, but who says you can't have its simplicity, right into your messy Gmail interface?