Pick of The Week
When to Skip UX Research
Reframing the question.
While every project should be grounded by some form of research, it doesn't always have to be the first step, so the folks at UXTools share how you might approach it when faced with various constraints.
The Best of The Rest
Facebook rebrands as Meta to usher in “new chapter”
Facebook's gone Meta
Still confused by Facebook's new branding and what it means for the future? Right now, not much, but for the future...it could get weird. Read on.
Adobe MAX 2021 Product Release Summary
What's new with Adobe products?
From Photoshop coming to the web, better 3D effects in Illustrator and Lottie animation coming to XD (!), you might be in for a couple of treats from Adobe. Check out the recap of all the biggest features in 2 minutes.
Material Design 3
It's a Material world.
With the release of Android 12, Google's design team is sharing their updated Material Design 3 guidelines, with more expressive and dynamic colour, flexible components and more, ready to be implemented by both designers and developers.
Design edge cases and where to find them
For when things break.
How does your product deal with long headline translations? Or button labels that truncate too soon? While they might seem like long shots, every product is bound to "break", but this senior designer shares some interesting tips for incorporating edge cases into the design process.
One More Thing
Remove the unwanted.
Someone photobombed your selfie? or can't bear to see holiday photos with your ex? Someone just brought Photoshop-like editing magic to this free tool you can use to remove things from almost any photo. Happy erasing!