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The Toptal Design Blog is a hub for advanced design studies by professional designers in the Toptal network on all facets of digital design, ranging from detailed design tutorials to in-depth coverage of new design trends, techniques, and technologies.

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Innovate with Purpose – An Overview of the Jobs to Be Done Framework

by Zbignev Gecis

Companies succeed because they offer products that people find irresistible, but what compels customers to buy? The Jobs to Be Done framework identifies the unmet desires that motivate all purchases.

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Evolving UX – Experimental Product Design with a CXO

by Miklos Philips

Chris Gibbins, chief experience officer (CXO) at Creative CX, explains how design experimentation can help businesses deliver better products, boost conversion, and increase revenue.

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The Power of Structure – A Guide to Design System Models

by Alejandro Velasco

Through trial and error, the makers of design systems have come to view their work as living products, not static documents. What can be learned from the design system models of large organizations?

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Coliving Trends for the Remote Work Lifestyle

by Kent Mundle

The freedom to travel is a boon to the remote work lifestyle, but finding the right type of housing can be a challenge. Luckily, a variety of coliving spaces now cater to different needs.

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Another Dimension, New Mastery – An Isometric Illustration Tutorial

by Majo Puterka

How can inexperienced illustrators build their skills (and hopefully land more clients)? Look no further than this refreshingly fun isometric illustration tutorial.

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Webflow Advantages for No Code Web Design – A Case Study

by Mayank Sharma

A new generation of no code web design tools promises to free designers from the tedium of traditional web development. We explore how to use Webflow to design and launch a startup company website.

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What Not to Do – The Beauty of Bad Product Design (with Infographic)

by Micah Bowers

Jacques Carelman’s bad product design was wonderfully absurd, but he wasn’t interested in humor for humor’s sake. We’re showcasing an infographic of his wildest inventions.

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Adobe XD vs Sketch – Showdown 2020

by Vincent Abou Ghazale

Two heavyweight contenders continue to battle it out to capture the top spot for the most favored design tool: Adobe XD vs Sketch. Which tool will rule them all? We explore the differences in a comprehensive design tool showdown.

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