Pick of The Week
The design process is a lie...
Expectations vs. reality: process edition.
From unrealistic time frames to the questionable foundations you'll have to work on, executing any design process in the real world hardly ever goes as you'd expect, and José Torre's delightful illustrations reveal aspects of these that feel too familiar.
The Best of The Rest
If 2020 was a game...
Leaving the past year behind us, like nothing happened, would be just as crazy as all the things that happened in it, so someone made a Mario Bros-style game to relive the wildfires, stock market crash, quarantine and the rise of TikTok, all in one level.
10 UX Design Interview Questions to Always Ask
Asking the right questions.
No job interview should ever be a one-way conversation, especially if you're still unsure you really, reaaaaly want to work there. So, before you get sold on the Free Beer Fridays (if that's still a thing), these are some questions worth getting out.
Pfizer unveils its first major logo redesign in 70 years
Fighting the next waves with a new look.
After shelving their rebrand to focus on the Covid-19 vaccine, Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer announces its refreshed identity with a new helix logo, tighter palette and dynamic CG imagery, inspired by its commitment to science.
8 design-related conversion fails (& how you can easily avoid them)
Compress those damn images!
Finding room for creativity in website has reached new heights, but sometimes you need to ask yourself if the design you're pushing for will do more harm than good. These are 8 clear harmful ones...
One More Thing
Google Umami Land | Discover the joy of Japanese cuisine
Pot noodles were only the start.
Getting a feel for Japanese cuisine doesn't always require expensive food tours or restaurants, so the folks at Google and Media Monks have put together an impressive virtual tour with games, badges and a talking Onigiri.