Newsletter Archives

(2020 - 2021)

Friday Finds #051

FF051 / Why I'm still a designer, how to learn stuff quickly, and two types of work

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Friday Finds #050

FF050 / The elements of product design, the new CSS reset, and Setups

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Friday Finds #049

FF049 / Making things obvious, Square building a bitcoin wallet, Branson in space

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Friday Finds #048

FF048 / Reflections of a designer, GitHub Copilot, and inside a $10 million gift card cheat

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Friday Finds #047

FF047 / Visual craftsmanship for all, psychedelic VR meditation, and Apple's latest store

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Friday Finds #046

FF046 / Hourly rates are the worst, Spotify launches Greenroom, and fake Amazon reviews

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Friday Finds #045

FF045 / Visual design principles, Star Trek + Design, and Apple might have leaked the M1 MacBook Pro

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Friday Finds #044

FF044 / Cognitive bias and the design process, the perfect link, and Stack Overflow sold for $1.8 billion

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Friday Finds #043

FF043 / Living a lean life, building software for artists, Google's making holograms

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Friday Finds #042

FF042 / Sketch in 2021 and beyond, CSS Hell, and GameStop FOMO inspires a new wave of crypto pump-and-dumps

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Friday Finds #041

FF041 / The history of CSS, responsive typography, and Elon has been exaggerating

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Friday Finds #040

FF040 / The factory is the product, a very 90's death, and Firstbase raises $13M to make remote work suck less

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Friday Finds #039

FF039 / Config 2021 roundup, a complete guide to HTML email, and finding a more creative brain

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Friday Finds #038

FF038 / The state of UX, Spotify's Car Thing, and Yamauchi No.10 Family Office

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Friday Finds #037

FF037 / Building products at Airbnb, Dark Mode in 5 minutes, and employees would rather quit than not work remotely

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Friday Finds #036

FF036 / 101 Design Rules, Building a Magical 3D Button, and Dapper Labs raised $305 million

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Friday Finds #035

FF035 / One year of remote work, glassmorphic effects, Slack removes message invites

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Friday Finds #034

FF034 / Self-limiting designers, CSS audit tools, and the Zoom Escaper

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Friday Finds #033

FF033 / Good design is science, the WordPress evolution, and never only hire the smartest people

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Friday Finds #032

FF032 / A $500 million lesson, tiny CSS enhancements, NFTs and 1,000 true fans

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Friday Finds #031

FF031 / The art of the desk setup, Twitter gets Super Follow, and vanity metrics

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Friday Finds #030

FF030 / My new site, how to steal like a designer, and lessons from a $1MM/year newsletter

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Friday Finds #029

FF029 / How constraints can inspire creativity, MetaHuman Creator, and Apple is Tesla's biggest threat

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Friday Finds #028

FF028 / The watches that inspired Apple, the Carlton dance in CSS, and banking for startups

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Friday Finds #027

FF027 / Play Doom on Figma, Funding in Atlanta, and Tesla Cybertruck in 2022

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Friday Finds #026

FF026 / Apple mockups for Figma, independent websites, and Petco's lifeless rebrand

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Friday Finds #025

FF025 / No meetings, Storytelling + UX, and Webflow gets Series B funding

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Friday Finds #024

FF024 / The Devil's Albatross, Apple Car, and Elon becomes the richest human

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Friday Finds #023

FF023 / 10 new rules of design, the state of CSS in 2020, and green by default

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Friday Finds #024

FF022 / Pantone picks their color(s) of the year, CSS Scroll Snap, and DoorDash's $72B valuation

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Friday Finds #021

FF021 / How to get rich by losing lots of money, remote design sprints, and Zuck selling Facebook shares

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Friday Finds #020

FF020 / Writing microcopy, Apple Fitness+, and an amazing peanut butter company

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Friday Finds #019

FF019 / Bridging design and code, no-code job board, and Google's mobile-only index

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Friday Finds #018

FF018 / What to work on, CSS Grid, and building rapport with your clients

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Friday Finds #017

FF017 / Hands-free coding, xCloud, and RIP Quibi

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Friday Finds #016

FF016 / Apple botched MagSafe, leading trim in CSS, building ethical AI

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Friday Finds #015

FF015 / SaaS products in 2020, CSS Yoshi, and GPT-3

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Friday Finds #014

FF014 / Six figures in six days, Mono Icons, and Sonos sues Google

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Friday Finds #013

FF013 / Wikipedia redesigns, spring physics, Amazon debuts Luna

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Friday Finds #012

FF012 / Tension between code and design, Winamp museum, and Airtable raises $185M

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Friday Finds #011

FF011 / UX research, CSS perspective, and Poolside FM!

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Friday Finds #010

FF010 / Creative habits, VS Code shortcuts, iOS 14

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Friday Finds #009

FF009 / Designer emoji, digital products, and Jamstack

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Friday Finds #008

FF008 / Clover, to grid or not to grid, Lyft shutting down

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Friday Finds #007

FF007 / Laws of UX, faster page loads, Mozilla in trouble

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Friday Finds #006

FF06 / Humans not users, the Hummer EV, and how to be great

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Friday Finds #005

FF05 / Plasmic, the new Microsoft Office, and "Failure is no an option"

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Friday Finds #004

FF04 / Podcasts, pixel perfection, and Austin's demise

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Friday Finds #003

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Friday Finds #002

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Friday Finds #001

Friday Finds #1: The first issue! 🎉

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