Will nationalism end the golden age of global AI collaboration?

As nationalism divides nations and limits international collaboration, is the future of AI in danger? Artificial intelligence has made tremendous progress in recent years, and much of this progress can be attributed to the open-source software movement. By fostering collaboration and sharing knowledge and resources among developers worldwide, the open-source movement has helped bring together AI… Continue reading Will nationalism end the golden age of global AI collaboration?

How does your team measure UX quality?

This year on my team, we had a moment where we realized that our UX quality was slipping. It started with a few surprising feedback tickets, then we noticed some patterns in our dovetail user research sessions, then got some rather harsh NPS scores, until finally we realized we needed to quantify our UX quality… Continue reading How does your team measure UX quality?

Should you do UX Research yourself, or hire an agency?

The Pros and Cons of these two options — plus a third you might have ignored The number at the end of the agency’s proposal was over one million Euros. I was floored. A client of mine had sent me a proposal from the latest research consulting firm in the runnings to help them explore a new market. Of the… Continue reading Should you do UX Research yourself, or hire an agency?

Systems and Operations in the Design Profession

Systems and operations in the design profession Photo by Deva Darshan on Unsplash I always loved conceptualizing and visualizing processes. As a product designer, I ended up working with a design team, doing user flows, user testing, design sprints, etc. As I was growing as a designer, I did more facilitation, customer journeys, created big conference… Continue reading Systems and Operations in the Design Profession

How to find your designer self — and understand how YOU approach design

How to find your designer self — And understand how YOU approach design We all know the feeling. The identity crisis that comes with being a designer is not easy to overcome. Somehow we are solving problems for others all the time, but when it comes to ourselves it feels impossible. The good news is you already have… Continue reading How to find your designer self — and understand how YOU approach design

How to kick off strategic research if you are NOT Spotify?

First steps of strategic product research at Glovo by UXR & Data ✏️ Illustrations credits to Ivan Mesaroš / Available on Blush From Spotify, all the way to Microsoft, Booking.com and many more, the leveraging of multidisciplinary teams to conduct product research seems THE WAY to achieve more actionable, comprehensive insights providing a higher likelihood of making… Continue reading How to kick off strategic research if you are NOT Spotify?

I’m not a robot (but, are you?)

The case for authenticating humans, reclaiming our identities, and defending against the coming swarm of bots. It’s 2022 and we are living in the opening scene of a dystopian Black Mirror episode. The line between what is real and what is fake has already blurred. The line between who is real and who is fake is now… Continue reading I’m not a robot (but, are you?)

Design systems; the great connector

Like a backwards prism, design systems focus the energy of many teams into a single beam. They spread efficiency and consistency, but they also shape culture and hone brand expression. They’re about bringing it all together, across disciplines, to form alignment and a cohesive outcome. What’s the big deal about design systems, anyways? You might have heard… Continue reading Design systems; the great connector

Gestalt psicology for dataviz

Understanding why specific data visualization techniques work better than others may not be so simple. Visual Pattern — Credits: Omar Flores on Unsplash We easily perceive a design that catches our attention, or elements that are out of place, but then we hardly know how to identify and evaluate them accurately, almost as if their effect acts at the… Continue reading Gestalt psicology for dataviz

Are we going to need food in the Metaverse?

A vision for how the world of food could evolve with web3. I was skeptical. I shouldn’t have been. Last week, I had the opportunity to attend YFood’s Insights & Innovation event, which took a deep dive into rising trends in the food tech space, specifically web3 and automation. As a UX designer, I’m interested in… Continue reading Are we going to need food in the Metaverse?

DevFest For Ukraine, A Charity Conference On The Future Of Tech 🇺🇦 — Smashing Magazine

Quick summary ↬ DevFest for Ukraine is a charitable online conference that will bring together 20 industry-leading tech speakers in support of Ukraine. June 14–15. Every day, millions of Ukrainians show incredible courage and strength resisting Russian aggression. Volunteers, individuals and organizations are working together to provide support and raise funds for those in need. In… Continue reading DevFest For Ukraine, A Charity Conference On The Future Of Tech 🇺🇦 — Smashing Magazine

Remote friendly or unfriendly?

Some easy steps to elevate remote working amongst colleagues and teams. I’ve been a product designer for a few years now, working in different countries and environments, with clients in completely different time zones, colleagues in different offices geographically, working remotely due to coronavirus, and of course, worked full time in the office with colleagues. Over… Continue reading Remote friendly or unfriendly?

10+ Best Themes for Shopify Automotive Stores 2022

If you wish to create an automotive shop online, there are several factors you need to consider before you begin. For starters, you need to think about the types of products you want to sell and how you wish to present them to your customers. You also need to think about the features you want… Continue reading 10+ Best Themes for Shopify Automotive Stores 2022

How to Kern a Font in Cricut Design Space

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to kern in Cricut Design Space. You may be asking yourself, “What is a kerned font in Cricut?” Often, fonts have incorrect or uneven spacing when you type a word out, and these fonts don’t have kerning, so we have to do it manually.  I will cover everything you… Continue reading How to Kern a Font in Cricut Design Space

Whatsapp Communities — Much needed or a bad move?

Whatsapp Communities — Much needed or a bad move? A few days back WhatsApp announced that it is launching Communities, one of its most anticipated features in recent times very soon. But is this really a good move by Meta? Here’s a brief post around it. That’s how Zuckerberg started his 452-word-long Facebook post announcing the launch of the… Continue reading Whatsapp Communities — Much needed or a bad move?

How to Make a Y2K Art Collage in Photoshop

Today we’ll be recreating the Y2K art style using 3D assets and vibrant color grades! We’ll be learning how to create a collage in Photoshop that focuses more on using Y2K-inspired graphics, as opposed to photo-realistic realism. We want the Y2K aesthetic pink trees to look fake and the environment to pop! In a hurry?… Continue reading How to Make a Y2K Art Collage in Photoshop

20 Best Sans Serif and Serif Font Combinations (Sophisticated Font Pairings)

* { box-sizing: border-box; } body {margin: 0;}*{box-sizing:border-box;}body{margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;} Looking for new sans serif and serif fonts combinations? In this article, you’ll find the best font family combinations. Fonts are a key component for communicating a message. Serif and sans serif fonts are the most well-known groups of typefaces. Learn how to combine serif and sans… Continue reading 20 Best Sans Serif and Serif Font Combinations (Sophisticated Font Pairings)

16 Fonts Similar to Magnolia Sky

Are looking for a brush-pen script font similar to Magnolia Sky for your next project? Check out this list of brush fonts that resemble the Magnolia Sky typeface, and discover a selection of premium fonts that are available at Envato Elements. Whether you’re searching for a fun brush-style font for a print project or a… Continue reading 16 Fonts Similar to Magnolia Sky

Which Soft Skills Make Solid Results in Parenting & Business, Together?

Parenting seems unrelated to business, but most of the people see it differently, it is very much related to people skills – and people skills are necessary for business as well. Our today question is ‘Which Soft Skills make Solid Results in Parenting & Business, together?‘. The writer Bea Wray covers her observation and understanding… Continue reading Which Soft Skills Make Solid Results in Parenting & Business, Together?

Which Soft Skills Make Solid Results in Parenting & Business, Together?

Parenting seems unrelated to business, but most of the people see it differently, it is very much related to people skills – and people skills are necessary for business as well. Our today question is ‘Which Soft Skills make Solid Results in Parenting & Business, together?‘. The writer Bea Wray covers her observation and understanding… Continue reading Which Soft Skills Make Solid Results in Parenting & Business, Together?

7 Best High-Back Office Chairs To Give You Most Comfortable Seating Experience While Working

Are you looking for Best High-Back Office Chairs for you workspace to make your working hours more comfortable and enjoying too? In fact, it is really not recommended to sit for the longer duration on specific place, seats or chairs but for the betterment of seating experienced in the working environment, we are featuring few… Continue reading 7 Best High-Back Office Chairs To Give You Most Comfortable Seating Experience While Working

7 Best High-Back Office Chairs To Give You Most Comfortable Seating Experience While Working

Are you looking for Best High-Back Office Chairs for you workspace to make your working hours more comfortable and enjoying too? In fact, it is really not recommended to sit for the longer duration on specific place, seats or chairs but for the betterment of seating experienced in the working environment, we are featuring few… Continue reading 7 Best High-Back Office Chairs To Give You Most Comfortable Seating Experience While Working

25 New Procreate Brushes For Pro Designers

2 Shares The Procreate 5 update is remarkable, and Procreate drawing, illustration and painting has never been so easy and so realistic! The new Procreate brushes are best for painting and sketching. You don’t need to customize anything, everything is already done. Just open the file in your Procreate app and start illustration, drawing and… Continue reading 25 New Procreate Brushes For Pro Designers

Drawing a stunning landscape in Figma

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Figma is my tool of choice for designing user interfaces. Extremely simple to use, the learning curve is a fraction of what’s required for any given Adobe Creative Cloud software. But, that simplicity comes at a price: Figma’s primary focus is not illustration or graphic design, and many designers still… Continue reading Drawing a stunning landscape in Figma