♥ / Fair UI

A big thank you to Fair UI for sponsoring my blog and RSS feed this week.

How might UI design help counteract racial and gender-based discrimination in online platforms? Are there UI patterns that could make a difference in this area? If so, what are they and how should they be used?

We don’t have the answers to any of these questions yet, but we are trying to find out.

Fair UI is a new Samhæng research project to look into these topics. The objective of Fair UI is to create evidence-based resources for UI professionals aiming to deal with these issues. This survey is our first step in that direction. It aims to get an overview of some of the issues that designers are currently facing and an idea of how we can begin to build better support materials.

Take the 10 minute survey for a chance to win a design book.

♥ / Squarespace

A big thank you to Squarespace for sponsoring my blog and RSS feed this week.

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♥ / Nuno

Big thanks to Nuno for sponsoring my blog and RSS feed this week.

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♥ / #FONTACULAR

A big thank you to Monotype for sponsoring my blog and RSS feed this week.

Attention designers & type lovers: #FONTACULAR — the legendary font event—has officially landed on MyFonts! We’ve partnered with over 50 type foundries to bring you the year’s most impressive assortment of deals on best-selling fonts—plus some wild, limited-edition swag you just have to get your paws on.

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♥ / Squarespace

A big thank you to Squarespace for sponsoring my blog and RSS feed this week.

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♥ / Mechanical Pencil

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♥ / Squarespace

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♥ / Buffer

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♥ / Siteleaf

A big thank you to Oak for sponsoring this week.

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♥ / Dropmark

A big thank you to Oak for sponsoring this week.

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♥ / Squarespace

A big thank you to Squarespace for sponsoring my blog and RSS feed this week.

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♥ / Packlane

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♥ / Start Your Summer Project

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♥ / Squarespace

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♥ / Squarespace

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♥ / Siteleaf

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♥ / Tiny Reminder

Big thanks to Tiny Reminder for sponsoring my blog and RSS feed this week.

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♥ / Squarespace

Big thanks to Squarespace for sponsoring my blog and RSS feed continuously.

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♥ / Layers

A big thank you to Layers Design Conference for sponsoring this week.

Layers is a design conference featuring diverse speakers with educational, engaging talks to hone your skills and broaden your perspective. Created by and for people who love user interface design.

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♥ / Dropmark

A big thank you to Oak for sponsoring this week.

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♥ / Samhæng

Big thanks to Samhæng for sponsoring my blog and RSS feed this week.

Samhæng is a UX, UI & IxD consultancy working globally from Copenhagen, Denmark. They help their clients create intuitive software applications, platforms and frameworks. They work on challenging projects that create long term value for the end users. Their favorite projects deal with intuitive access to complex data; have a cultural touch and a positive social impact on the world.

Samhæng is looking to hire a talented, experienced designer who can drive design processes from research through concept development and iterations to usable mockups and interfaces. They care deeply about their work and are looking for someone who does too.

Contact Samhæng if you feel like you might be a good match and a possible relocation to Copenhagen would get you excited. (Remote work welcome too!)


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♥ / Squarespace

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