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Stuff We’re Thinking About

Articles, interviews, and technical resources.

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Winter Games 2017

The pinnacle of human endeavor.

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Scalable UI for iOS

Designing a gender-neutral period tracker with Planned Parenthood

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Will Adobe XD be a Viable Alternative in 2017?

Get ready for a million Sketch vs. XD debates.

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Dispatches from CES 2017

Welcome to Westworld.

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Our Favorite Design Books – 2016 Edition

You should be spending more money on books, starting immediately.

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Small Planet’s 2016 Holiday Gift Guide

Toys, games, gear, and gadgets – the only things that can truly heal a divided nation. This year we surveyed the office to find the essential holiday gifts for friends, family, and ourselves.

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7 Things That Will (Very Probably) Happen in 2017

Enterprise apps will have UX quality, Swift gets serious, megatablets rise, prototyping herds will get thinned, home tech evolves, and health and nonprofit apps go to the next level.

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An Oral History of Visual Design

Sometimes it pays to keep your ears open, too.

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7 Design Books I Won’t Part With

Are they part of your library, too?

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Finding Your Way by Getting Lost

In praise of aimless, intentional walking.