We're back with our 17th issue of Friday Five, a weekly email with our top 5 finds to help you level up as a designer. Here's what we want to share with you this week.
This week's Finds:
A Meta Layer for Notes
Tell Stories That Matter
Accelerate Your Design Career
Designing TicTok's For You Page
Simple Design Tactics
We have long treated notes as a distinct silo in our productivity stack when we should have integrated them right into our workflows instead. While email might need an overhaul, Julian sees a way bigger opportunity in rethinking digital note-taking.
Jeremy shares his collection of visual one-pagers and how to communicate core ideas around business, marketing, design, and more.
A must-read thread that covers 23 principles on how to take your personal growth and career to the next level.
TicTok’s algorithm is the Sorting Hat from the Harry Potter universe. Just as that magical hat sorts students at Hogwarts into the Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw, and Slytherin houses, TikTok’s algorithm sorts its users into dozens and dozens of subcultures. Not two FYP feeds are alike.
The team at Oscar Health shares a set of tactics they used to design a simple product in one of the most complex industries: healthcare.
Get after it this weekend!
Molly and Jake at UI Prep