Pick of The Week
9 Ways to Stop Designing the Same Old Stuff
Putting a pause on templates.
Tried and tested UX patterns can be a godsend, but what happened to (conscious) creativity and innovation? Modus writer shares a couple of ways we can start deviating from design sameness and start hunting for uniqueness.
The Best of The Rest
Steve Jobs's real talent wasn't design. It was seduction
Beyond performance and power.
If you're still scratching your head over people's obsession for iProducts, former Apple sales executive shares some of the tricks the company used in its early days to become the hardware giant it is today.
The Burnout List
When kept unchecked, your need to be constantly switched-on can backfire heavily, and Abstract's co-founder shares a couple of things to keep an eye for, before it's too late.
9 tips to quickly improve your UI designs - UX Collective
Little visual tweaks that go a long way.
If you live by the 'attention to detail' motto that's on your CV...or feel like you've been doing poorly at it, here's a couple of visual tweaks you can start applying to easily level up your UI design.
7 Principles of Icon Design
What makes great iconography.
Whether you create, tweak or choose them for your projects, understanding what makes a good icon is one of those underrated skills this article will give you an edge over. (resources included)
One More Thing
Announcing the 2019 Golden Kitty Award Winners
And the awards go to...
From design tools to WTF side projects, Product Hunt's community has closed the votes on the most innovative, weird and useful products from last year. Here's who made it to the top...