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A Guide to Effective User Onboarding Best Practices

by Cameron Chapman

User onboarding best practices help designers create an onboarding experience that works well from the start. Knowing which onboarding pattern works best for each type of app puts designers ahead.

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30 Toptal Designer Tips on Working Remotely and Design

by Wojciech Dobry

While presenting unique opportunities, working as a remote freelance designer also poses special challenges. Some of Toptal’s top designers share their expertise on the remote working designer lifestyle and managing the design process.

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Brands Still Matter – Brandless Boom to Bust

by Micah Bowers

The future of branding was no brand at all, and Brandless represented the best the movement had to offer. Until it didn’t. What happened? We share takeaways that no designer or business should ignore.

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Who's at the Helm? – Dissecting the Qualities of Design Leadership

by Sara Vilas Santiago

Should designers lead? Can design leadership be defined? What leadership style gets the best results? We present six design leadership profiles and examine the pros and cons of each.

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A Design License Is Not the Answer

by Cameron Chapman

Design decisions can be complex, with potential legal and ethical ramifications. Designers have a responsibility to produce work that will not harm others, but is design licensing the best solution?

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Prominent Design Conferences 2020

by Miklos Philips

Even the sharpest designers need to explore new ideas, learn about new techniques, and draw inspiration from other creatives to stay on top. We present a list of the most prominent design conferences to consider attending in 2020.

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Want Great UX Design? Drop Your Ego.

by Cameron Chapman

It’s essential for designers to recognize when an inflated ego starts to interfere with their work. Learning to overcome ego and foster creative collaboration is vital to creating great UX designs.

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The Higher Ground – A Guide to Design Ethics

by Micah Bowers

An ethical approach to design is built on questions, not preconceived notions of right and wrong. But what questions should we ask, and how do we classify our answers?

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