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Empowering smaller business during the outbreak.
Not all companies have the resources to stay open during the growing COVID-19 outbreak, but here's some of the bigger players that are helping smaller teams get on with what they do best, even in difficult times.
Pick of The Week
Building a Design Systems Library with Figma & Scripter
Automating your design system clean-up.
Engineer at Lyft shows us how his team automate tedious tasks whilst keeping their design system tidier and up-to-date, with some help from Figma's powerful Scripter plugin - so you can leave the boring tasks to scripts.
The Best of The Rest
5 Principles of Visual Design in UX
Beyond just 'looking pretty'.
Creating visually attractive and usable layouts is often about playing by some basic principles, and the Nielsen Norman Group just put together a great refresher for designers of all levels.
React Links for Designers
A collection of super handy (and free!) React beginner guides, libraries, articles and videos for all designers out there. All generously curated by Philip Davis.
Brand Discovery: 10 key questions to ask clients before you start designing
Asking the right questions.
Great brand identities are made through research and invaluable insights, but don't be intimidated. Here are some client questions that'll start you off on the right track, before Pinterest boards take over.
The 3 problems everyone has when first working remotely (and how to solve them)
Making the most of the #remotelife.
As more employees are encouraged to work from home, the folks at InVision share some handy tips for helping first-timers make the most of the situation.
One More Thing
US National Parks Illustrated with Their Worst Reviews
"No cell service, and terrible Wi-Fi"...
Designer and Illustrator, Amber Share, pays tribute to beautiful American sites...and adds their worst visitor comments, that'll probably make you wonder "What were they expecting?!?"