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Robinson Greig

Robinson Greig

UX @gocatalant and maker of @sansfrancis_co. Previously @10percent and @techstars. Marathoner, traveler, dog owner.

Cambridge, MA




Sketch is a lightweight tool to help you assemble your designs.


Typeform is an elegant, feature-rich survey tool.

Google Fonts

Google Fonts is a safe bet when shopping for project fonts. Download font families to use in design files or grab scripts to toss into your code.


Born out of Salem, MA, Dribbble has grown to become a hub for designers to share their work, meet other designers, and get inspired.


Unsplash is a database of beautiful, high-res, free photos for creative use. No awkward office stock photos. Make sure you give credit to the photographer.


Once you've sketched up a series of screens, toss them into Invision to built a clickable, interactive prototype.

The Noun Project

The Noun Project is a massive searchable database of icons created by a community of designers. Pay for a membership or give credit to the designer.


Craft is a Sketch plugin that makes it stupidly easy to populate your designs with real content. No more lorem ipsum.

Color Hunt

Color Hunt is Pinterest for colors. Scroll, scroll, scroll through four color combinations.


If you have an Adobe CC license, TypeKit offers access to a whole bunch of premium fonts.

Flat UI Colors

Flat UI Colors offers click and copy access to twenty vibrant flat colors.


Pttrns is a catalog showing how well-known apps have tackled various UX flows and elements.

Mirror for Sketch

If you're designing mobile apps with Sketch, then Mirror is a must. It allows you to sync your design files right to your phone for live updates.


Coolors allows you to toggle through and save sexy color palettes.


Principle is the Sketch of animations. Drop objects in and quickly begin to experiment with animations.

Type Nugget

Type Nugget is a WYSIWYG editor for web typography CSS.


Testmate is a tool that saves you and your team time by automating the logistics of user research interviews.


ProtoIO is a high-fidelity prototyping tool that allows you to create rich, animated, interactive prototypes.

Type Anything

Type Anything lets you fine tune your family of header styles, and then download the CSS to get your design live.


Sympli generates style guides, specs, and assets for design handoff and helps automate implementation for developers.


Lookback allows you to run user tests while remotely recording the screen, the user's face and voice, and their in-app interactions.


UserTesting allows you to recruit users and run remove, video-recorded usability tests.


Lingo is like Dropbox for design teams. The MacOS app allows teams to easily store and share visuals.

Death to the Stock Photo

Death to Stock is another reaction to trashditional stock photography. Join their mailing list to get new photos every month, or get a membership to access their full archives.

Modular Scale

Modular Scale is a useful tool for exploring base and em ratio font relationships.


SiteSee is a curated gallery of modern websites. is a screensharing, note taking, and recording tool to help you run remote user research.


Reflector allows you to connect your phone to your computer to record in-app videos.


Entypo is a set of 400+ icons that cover the 80/20 of just about any project.

Font Flame

Font Flame is Tinder for fonts.


Pixate allows you to create high fidelity clickable prototypes to test app interactions and animations.

Empty States

Empty States is a site devoted to showcasing website and mobile app empty states.


Nucleo offers 8000+ searchable, customizable icons, with new icons being added every week.


After entering a font of your choice, FontReach scans the interwebz to show you sites that use that font. It's like the zoo for designers.

Little Big Details

Little Big Details is a blog the highlights the small, often overlooked design elements that make up great digital experiences.

Nice Portfolio

Nice Portfolio is a curated showcase of designer portfolio sites.

Color Snapper

Color Snapper is a MacOS app that allows you to quickly grab the hex code of a color you stumble upon.

UX Timeline

UX Timeline is a time capsule for websites. Flip through and see how your favorite sites have evolved over time.


Unclrd is a chrome plugin that converts websites to black and white.

Red Pen

Red Pen helps teams quickly markup and comment on visual designs.


FullStory lets you easily record, replay, search, and analyze each user's actual experience with your website.


Placeit allows you to create still and video device mockups for a range of devices.


Trello is a useful tool to help design teams prioritize and manage their pipeline of work.


Recordit is a MacOS app that makes it easy to record and share video screenshots.


FourZeroFour is a site dedicated to showcasing creative 404 error pages.


UXPin is a shared workspace for teams to design and prototype together.


Color Drop offers a wall of four color sets for you to browse through and save.

Cognitive Lode

Cognitive Lode distills behavioural economics and consumer psychology research into small, bite-sized pieces.


Chindogu is a Japanese art of inventing objects that are offer an obvious benefit while simultaneously introducing more problems and social embarrassment.


A video created by Gary Hustwit


A podcast produced by David Tintner and Sagi Shrieber


A newsletter curated by Sacha Greif

The Laws of Simplicity

A book written by John Maeda

The Design of Everyday Things

A book written by Don Norman

Less But Better

A book written by Dieter Rams

The Little Book of Design Research Ethics

A book written by Jane Fulton Suri and IDEO

Designing Interactions

A book written by Bill Moggridge

Designing for Growth: A Design Thinking Tool Kit for Managers

A book written by Jeanne Liedtka and Tim Ogilvie

Design Sprint: A Practical Guidebook for Building Great Digital Products

A book written by Richard Banfield, C. Todd Lombardo, and Trace Wax

Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience

A book written by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

Hack Design

A class taught by Wells Riley and many others

Sketching User Experiences

A book written by Bill Buxton

52 Weeks of UX

A class taught by Joshua Porter and Joshua Brewer

UX Design Weekly

A newsletter curated by Kenny Chen

WTF is Experience Design?

An article written by Joe Toscano

Atomic Design

An article written by Brad Frost

A Crash Course in UX Design Research

An article written by Matt Lavoie

How to pretend you’re a great designer

An article written by Pablo Stanley

Design Research Kit

An article written by Sasha Lubomirsky

Chatbots: Your Ultimate Prototyping Tool

An article written by David Boardman and Sera Koo

Product Design for Sustainability

An article written by Artiom Dashinsky

The Voting Process through a Behavioral Lens

An article written by Sarah Fathallah

Steve Jobs

A book written by Walter Isaacson

Is this my interface or yours?

An article written by John Saito

Should UX Designers Join the Dark Side?

An article written by Joanna Ngai

Mapping NYC Transit. All of it.

An article written by Anthony Denaro

Organize for Complexity

A book written by Niels Pflaeging

How to design words

An article written by John Saito

Powers of Ten

A video created by Charles and Ray Eames

Live asynchronously.

An article written by Quincy Larson

Making Grafista

An article written by Fábio Duarte Martins

How the Web Became Unreadable

An article written by Kevin Marks

Design at Medium

An article written by Matt Quinn

The Imposter

An article written by Pablo Stanley

Ford design chief Moray Callum is preparing for a driverless society

An article written by Tamara Warren and Moray Callum

Design as Branding

An article written by John Gruber

Your Body Text Is Too Small

An article written by Christian Miller

Seven rules for perfect Japanese typography

An article written by Eiko Nagase

Figma vs. Sketch

An article written by Meng To

The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less

A book written by Barry Schwartz

Method Cards

A book written by IDEO


A video created by Gary Hustwit


A video created by Gary Hustwit

Thinking, Fast and Slow

A book written by Daniel Kahneman

Startups, this is how design works.

A class taught by Wells Riley

GV Library

A blog featuring writing from The Team at Google Ventures

Redesigning Chrome desktop

An article written by Sebastien Gabriel

Behance Cofounder’s Design Secret: Ignore the Internet

An article written by Belinda Lanks and Matias Corea

Co-designing with Hosts

An article written by Jenny Arden

What's With All Of The 'Hairy Arms' In Graphic Design?

An article written by Melissa Block and Jessica Frease