UX Research & Design Meta Repo (aka the repository of UX repositories) 🗃 💖
There are many amazingly useful collections of design and research methods, design systems, design principles,... But when you actually need one, you can never find it (at least, that’s often my case). So here’s my living repository of useful repositories — The Meta Repo.
👉 Do get in touch or leave a comment if you know of a useful collection which is missing. The list is then going to be more useful for everyone 🌎
- Behavioural & Cognitive Science
- Design Systems
- Design Principles
- UX Methods
- Workshop Techniques & Plays
- UX Books
- Design Assets
Bonus #1: Card Decks
Bonus #2: Emoji Repos
1. Behavioural & Cognitive Science
Mental Models: The Best Way to Make Intelligent Decisions (109 Models Explained)
The Great Mental Models Volumes One and Two are out. Learn more about the project here. This guide explores everything…
Mental Notes Behaviour Cube (PDF) by Stephen P. Anderson
2. Design Systems
Design Systems Repo
An organized and frequently updated collection of Design System examples, resources, tools, articles and videos.
Adele - Design Systems and Pattern Libraries Repository
Dozens of design systems and pattern libraries thoroughly analyzed. Learn, enjoy, contribute!
Know a resource that isn't listed below? Feel free to create a new pull request. A design system is a collection of…
3. Design Principles
Design Principles are a set of considerations that form the basis of any good product. Design Principles help teams…
Design Principles FTW
The most comprehensive collection of design principles (800+)
4. UX Methods
IDEO.org: Design Kit
Design Kit is IDEO.org's platform to learn human-centered design, a creative approach to solving the world's most…
Standford d.school: Tools for taking action
We've curated a collection of resources from our classes and workshops for you to explore. Use these activities, tools…
IBM: Design thinking activities and tools - Enterprise Design Thinking
Use these design thinking activities in your daily work or your next design thinking workshop.
Andrea Soverini: UX Project Checklist
Start your next UX project with this checklist and don't forget about anything!
Nesta, innovation foundation: DIY Development Impact and You
Practical tools to trigger & support social innovation.
Nelsen/Norman Group: UX Research Cheat Sheet
A list of research methods and activities.
KISK: Service Design Methods for Libraries
The design process and methods for libraries (but applicable to any service).
KISK: 100 methods for innovation (in Czech ONLY)
Rozcestník metod pro inovace informačních služeb.
CFC Media Lab: Participatory Design Techniques
A necessarily unfinished and evolving resource for Participatory Design Techniques.
Note: Medium is refusing to convert the above URL into a card…🙈
5. Workshop Techniques & Plays
Gamestorming is a set of co-creation tools used by innovators around the world.
6. UX Books
Monster List of UX Books - Airtable Universe
I created The Monster List of UX Books by compiling every list of recommended UX books I could find and then tallying…
Graphic Design Reading
Can We Teach Graphic Design History Without the Cult of Hero Worship?
d.school Reading List - Stanford d.school
The best way to learn about design thinking is to do it, but we'd be remiss if we didn't point out some of the books…
Our World in Data
Research and data to make progress against the world's largest problems
Statista - The Statistics Portal
Try our corporate solution for free! Nov 5, 2020 | Diseases As of November 5, 2020 the total number of death caused by…
8. Design Assets
Bonus #1: Card Decks
IDEO: Method Cards (to purchase)
IDEO Method Cards are a tool to showcase methods we use to inspire great design and keep people at the center of our…
Standford d.school: Liberatory Design Cards .school
Your handy toolkit for practicing Liberatory Design.
UXD Cards: 75 Method Cards (to purchase)
UXD Cards bring all the elements of a UX project into one deck for easy referencing.
Stephen P. Andreson: Mental Notes (to purchase)
Mental notes bring together 50 insights from psychology into an easy reference and brainstorming tool.
45 analog kits that help you work with everything from small projects to urban planning.
Note: Medium is refusing to convert the above URL into a card again…🙈
Bonus #2: Emoji Repos 😏
Emoji cheat sheet for GitHub, Basecamp and other services
To spice up your next design presentation.