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A glance at 21 different resources for bolstering your UX Design process in 2021.

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An montage of different UX books and resources
21 things UX Designers need for 2021 — from behavioural science to frameworks

Designing for psychology and behaviours

1. Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman


A glance at some potential UX trends in 2021, including digital health, virtual reality, behavioural design, and ethics.

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A cyberpunk image containing a futuristic backdrop, a girl wearing a VR headset, and overlaying text that reads UX21 trends
Predicted UX trends for 2021 with a cyberpunk effect. Cyberpunk city background by Justin Mezzell

1. Digital health is trending


Behavioural Design Fundamentals: Part 1 of 3

An introduction to how design can shape and change the way people think, feel, and behave.

An illustration of a brain containing various cogs
An illustration of a brain containing various cogs
Behavioural Design is here! Welcome to part one of three articles on how we can use science and creativity to influence behaviours. Brain illustration by Freepik


A UX practice can help us understand problems and find the right solutions to solve them.

An illustration of a honeycomb structure reflecting the different building blocks for a UX practice.
An illustration of a honeycomb structure reflecting the different building blocks for a UX practice.
The building blocks to a UX practice with the user at the very centre.


The world needs people with creative thinking and problem-solving skills to build better, delightful products.

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An illustration of a superhero silhouette
UX evangelists are the modern-day superheroes of product design.


In an interconnected world, user experiences span many devices — from smartphones to smart TVs. No longer are we confined to a single screen; we engage with a whole ecosystem of connected things.

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An illustration of multiple devices including smartphones, tablets, and smart watches, floating amongst different data touch points
A multi-device ecosystem

The predicted growth for the total number of connected devices is 41.2 billion by 2025; source: IoT Analytics.


Discovering the different aspects that constitute an overall user experience.

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An illustration of a low-polygon iceberg containing different descriptions of what constitutes an overall user experience
The clichéd iceberg metaphor can help us visualise the different layers that constitute an overall user experience.


Preface to a three-part story on designing for behaviour change.

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An illustration split into three parts including a brain, rocket ship, and a lightbulb, each representing behavioural design
Behavioural Design Fundamentals split into three parts

Designing for behaviours is a beautiful synergy between science and art. It is an intelligent form of iterative learning and product evolution.


Medium tips and tricks

Here are my best ten tips for writing Medium stories

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A number 10 overlaying a bright red graphic containing different shapes and patterns
My 10 best tips for optimising Medium stories

1. Understand your purpose 🎯


Twitter is the latest social media platform to adopt the social storytelling format, and so far it’s received mixed reviews.

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An illustration of the Twitter icon surrounded by different avatars
Twitter’s own version of social stories called Fleets

Stories are a trending social narrative

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