Every year, the UX Collective publishes a report on the state of the UX industry, covering everything from the tools designers use to the career challenges everyone faces in the industry. The report is based on links the UX collective has curated – they’ve shared more than 2,411 articles this year – all written by brilliant designers and thought leaders in the industry.
Last year’s report focused on how the experiences designers create can impact the world—from enabling tech addiction to influencing democratic elections. But this year’s report carries a more positive outlook: 2020 is the year of pragmatic optimism, focused on tangible action, and an understanding of how to turn frustration into motivation to create better things in the world. As designers, we know that the key to solving any problem is optimism. If we didn’t believe we could fix things, we wouldn’t have become designers in the first place. You can read the full report here