»Never, ever, ever let them call you a “creative”. It’s a way to be disenfranchised. You are a designer. It’s not magic, it’s a trade.« — Mike Monteiro
and welcome to another issue of »UX und Tollerei«. As this is No30 already, I'm excited to be joined by the wonderful Berlin-based illustrator Jacqueline Pulsack, who contributed this week's truly unique illustration. You can find more of her work on jacquelinepulsack.de, so go check it out!
And now, let's start with this week's round-up. Happy reading!
- History of Icons - A visual brief on icon history through different graphical user interfaces in different operating systems
- »I use colours, letters and pictures to help people understand things.« - Explaining graphic design to four-year-olds
- An interesting excerpt from Mike Monteiro's »You’re My Favorite Client« - Why you need design
- Stop Gratuitous UI Animation
- Combining Art & Science: A great writeup on designing Facebook's Conversion Lift - Designing with Science
- »One of the ways we scrutinize design at Medium« - Tactical Design Critique
- You like »Where's Waldo«? Then you should try Spot the unsubscribe! by Lea Verou
- Redesigning the Apple Watch UI
- A fascinating and honest essay on what it's really like to work in Silicon Valley - The Best and Worst of Silicon Valley
That's it for this week. Remember to tweet me @kaibrueckers if you have any suggestions or ideas for future issues. Thanks for reading!
See you next week
Published on Jul 26, 2015