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Strategy

The Making of an Organization-Changing UX Strategy Jared Spool Building The Organization’s UX Capacity: A Quick Assessment Exercise Jared Spool
Agile and UX Alan Cooper
‘Chief Question Officer’ Twitter thread Noah Weiss
DesignOps at Airbnb Adrian Cleave
The Future of Design: When you come to a fork in the road, take it Don Norman
Design Libs

Behavior Design

Method to design behavior change Lucas Colusso and Gary Hsieh
A behavioral approach to product design Aaron Otani
Design Principles for Reducing Cognitive Load Jon Yablonski
Brains, Behavior & Design Toolkit
Behavioral insights library
Behavior Change Strategy Cards
Beyond usability: Designing with persuasive patterns
Trigger users' actions and reward them to build habits
39 studies about human perception in 30 minutes Kennedy Elliott
Persuasive Design Patterns

Research

Establish UX metrics and measure them Lucas Colusso and Renato Peixe
Design validation mathematics Dzmitry Basenka
Guide to UX research
One Magic Formula to Calculate UX? Wouter de Bres
Monitoring User Experience Through Product Usage Metrics Jerrod Larson and Daan Lindhout
Can UX metrics predict software revenue growth Jeff Sauro
Books Ngram

Build

Shortcuts keyboard for designers Lucas Colusso and Brent Gruenke

Patterns & principles

UI inspiration & patterns
UX Timeline
The 10 Commandments of Digital Product Design Wouter de Bres UX Myths
Mobile patterns
Interaction library
Obtain stylesheet from any site

Color

Viz Palette (color-blindness check)
ColBlindor
UI Color guide
ColorBox by Lyft Design
i want hue
Flat UI Colors 2
Adobe Color Coolors
LOLCOLORS
Google Art Palette Stripe’s color acessibility project Color combinations cheat sheet
Image Color

Typography

Types of typefaces, Terminology, Families and Fonts
A Guide to Combining Fonts Structural Typography Fonts in use Font Review Journal Predicting Fashion’s Next FontsTrail Type Experimental Typography
Font Squirrel free fonts
Design Files free fonts
So You Need a Typeface
All About Fonts and Typography in Printing Thanks Megan!

Logo design

Using the Golden Ratio in Logo Design
Emblemetric
LogoRank
Logo search
Brand New / UnderConsideration

Iconography

The Noun Project

Mockups

Screely
Pixeden
Facebook Design Tools & Resources

Illustrations

Avatar generator
Drawkit
humaaans
unDraw

Others

Design files
Emojipedia
TinyPNG 80’s and 90’s avatars

How to make a Sketch plugin without knowing code
Dribbble comments
Wordcloud
A Guide to UX Design and Design Thinking for Kids

Hiring

UX hiring by Jared Spool

How to nail a UX interviewEllina’
Getting ready for the on-site product design interview Dan Shilov
12 Interview Questions You Should Ask To Uncover Company Culture Emily Moore/Glassdoor
An Essential Tool for Capturing Your Career AccomplishmentsJessica Ivin
Random prompt generator for whiteboard challenges
Practice web design using randomly generated client briefs
TED talks to watch before an interview
Product Designer sallary calculator

The Case Study Factory Fabricio Teixeira and Caio BragaHow to approach your UX Portfolio as a Mid or Senior level designer Renee Fleck
How to Write Project Case Studies for Your Portfoli Tobias van Schneider
OK, UX designers. Let's talk about your portfolio Jared Spool
How to create the perfect structure for a UX case study Andreas Komninos
I interviewed 217 UX candidates for open roles last year: here’s how to land the UX job you’ve always wanted Douglas Pyle

Case studies

Making home insurance policies and claims easier to understand Kelly Neuner Agenda - Pomodoro To-Do Application Aleksei Zhurankou Designing an OS based on sincerity, transparency, and efficiency Gina Lee Yesler Central - Centralizing communication efforts in Seattle's oldest low-income public housing community Josephine Le
Patient Health Record Mike Parker
Designing for Truth: Google Scholar Concept ‘Svilen
My bathroom mirror is smarter than yours Max Bra
I Got Rejected by Apple Music… So I Redesigned It Jason Yuan
MercuryOS Jason Yuan

Community

AIGA Eye on Design
UX Seattle
Queer Design Club

Meetings

One-on-one Andy Warr
The Art of the Awkward 1:1 Mark Rabkin
Awkward 1:1s: How To Get Honest Feedback Mark Rabkin
The Cognitively Biased Designer by Wouter de Bres

Opinion leaders

Keith Instone
Khoi Vin
John Maeda
Peter Merholz

Videos

The Mother of All Demos Douglas Engelbart 1968
The Future of Programming Bret Victor

Podcasts

99% Invisible The Crazy One Podcast High Resolution Design Twenty Thousand Hertz The Design of Business | The Business of Design Clever The Deeply Graphic Design Cast The Honest Designers Show Design Matters UI Breakfast The Design Better Podcast User Defenders The Method and Design Notes Podcast Presentable The Futur Podcast The Reflex Blue Show: A Graphic Design Podcast Grits & Grids

Short films

AIGA medalists profiles Everything is a Remix

Feature films

Tim’s Vermeer
The Creative Brain
The Pixar Story
Jeremy Scott: The People’s Designer
They’ll Love Me When I’m Dead
Print the Legend
Have You Seen the Listers
Helvetica
Objectified
Urbanized
Rams
General Magic
Design Disruptors

TV shows

Abstract: The Art of Design
Grand Designs

Books

Ways of Knowing in HCIJudith S. Olson and Wendy A. Kellogg
What designers know Bryan Lawson
Interaction Design: Beyond Human-Computer Interaction Jennifer Preece, Helen Sharp, Yvonne Rogers
The Laws of Simplicity John Maeda
The Visualization of Quantitative Information Edward Tufte
Diffusion of Innovations Everett Rogers
The Structure of Scientific Revolutions Thomas Kuhn
Design Research Through Practice: From the Lab, Field, and Showroom IlpoKoskinen, John Zimmerman, Thomas Binder, Johan Redstrom, Stephan Wensveen
Design for the Real World: Human Ecology and Social Change Victor Papanek
About Face: The Essentials of Interaction Design  Alan Cooper, Robert Reimann, David Cronin, Christopher Noessel
User and Task Analysis for Interface Design 1st Edition JoAnn T. Hackos, Janice C. Redish
The Elements of User Interface Design Theo Mandel Don’t Make Me Think Rocket Surgery Made Easy The Design of Everyday Things A Pattern Language User Friendly: How the Hidden Rules of Design Are Changing the Way We Live, Work, and Play Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men Change by Design