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Any of the great works of literature would be a starting point. Why? For one, a large part of design is about empathy:
Researchers at The New School in New York City have found evidence that literary fiction improves a reader’s capacity to understand what others are thinking and feeling
I really liked those hover interactions as you move up in plans that denote "previously plan +" and "previous plan + previous plan +". That was novel to me and thought it worked really well!
I have these too and love them.
On the bright side, you got an extra 1GB for free if you linked Mailbox with Dropbox.
I've had a similar experience. I ordered mine over a month ago and, despite promises otherwise, I still haven't received it (it hasn't even shipped as of writing this). In addition, contacting anyone at the company has been difficult at best. Very unpleasant experience thus far for me.
Ugh. Same issue here. Ordered mine probably two and a half weeks ago. Hasn't shipped. No one at the company will contact me to give me any update. Getting really frustrated.
FYI: I bought one of these probably 15 days ago or more and it still hasn't shipped. I had it to sent to the address I would be at for the next 7 days, but it never even shipped. Then I tried contacting the company. After 4 emails and a tweet, I finally got a hold of someone who helped change my shipping address to where I live. I was told it would ship by end of last week, but it still hasn't.
So, just FYI, they appear to be struggling keeping up with demand. So if you get one, you'll likely need to have a little patience. At least that's been my experience.
Love your work, Sparrow the most.
Docs say this mail client does not connect directly via IMAP & SMTP:
One of the key reasons we were able to develop this app quickly was that it uses the Nylas Platform APIs, powered by our open source sync engine. This moves the complexity of mailsync to the server infrastructure.
So if you're concerned about your emails going through a 3rd party cloud, better pass on this one.
It feels like we're judging designs not on what they enable us to do but rather on their mere aesthetics alone–their novelty, style, trendiness, etc. We like a site redesign because it's new, it's cool, it's fresh, not because it more fully makes information accessible to us and expands the enriches the ground for our growing experiences.
It's like we've become mere consumers of design, when we all know design is so much more than how it looks.
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