The role of the UX designer in an Agile product team

[unable to retrieve full-text content] 2020 was a hard year. It drove home something I’ve always known but had been taking for granted: good UX Design relies on an environment, process and team that support good UX Design. If the environment, process and team aren’t quite in place, I would argue that it’s the job… Continue reading The role of the UX designer in an Agile product team

The Ultimate 10 UX Influencers to Follow

The digital world is a place of constant change. Just as you get used to a new design trend, another one appears, forcing you to rethink the way that you approach each client project.  As a web designer, it’s up to you to make sure that you have your finger on the pulse on the… Continue reading The Ultimate 10 UX Influencers to Follow

How Amazon, Airbnb, Netflix, and Uber have become so successful

Esther Pomerantz Follow Apr 25 · 4 min read What do all of these companies have in common? They are all major market disrupters that single-handily took down the other players in their respective industries. Amazon: Changed the way people shop, taking over a huge part of the retail industry. Airbnb: Caused a huge decline… Continue reading How Amazon, Airbnb, Netflix, and Uber have become so successful

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10 Best Design Systems for 2019

A design system helps everyone in your business to maintain brand consistency. It’s a collection of guidelines that explains how your branding assets should be used in everyday communication and marketing efforts. A design system usually consists of general brand guidelines, color usage, brand tone and voice, typography, patterns, and any other visual element that… Continue reading 10 Best Design Systems for 2019

The Evolution And History of the Instagram Logo

In the history of Instagram, there have been three logos. Yes, three. Not two like most of us may believe. Majority of people don’t remember the very first Instagram logo, the original icon of the app: a detailed polaroid camera fluctuating on a white background. The elements included in the design were so detailed that… Continue reading The Evolution And History of the Instagram Logo

Take Control of Your Projects with these Design Collaboration Tools

Posted · Category: Best Collections You might be building a website for your own needs and doing all the work yourself. In this case, you may think there’s no need for a collaboration tool to smooth out your workflow. Still, having one or more extra pairs of eyes looking over your work can be beneficial.… Continue reading Take Control of Your Projects with these Design Collaboration Tools

Enterprise design stack: the tools we use to design the datacenter operating system

I love reading about how other Design teams are working together and what tools they’re using. It’s reassuring to know teams you admire and respect use the same tools you do. It’s also usually a trigger for me to try some other tools that either I haven’t heard of or that I’ve been meaning to… Continue reading Enterprise design stack: the tools we use to design the datacenter operating system

AI and the big why

2018 UX Trends As designers (and human beings) we have a natural curiosity to want to understand the potential and limits of a technology by pushing its boundaries and asking all the “what if…?” questions. After all, experimenting is a great way to understanding. Our entire industry is rushing to launch the world’s first AI-powered [insert… Continue reading AI and the big why

Using AI in design, questions designers should be asking, storyboarding, and more UX this week

If you like the links, don’t forget to ???????????????????????????????????????????????????????? How AI has started to impact our work as designers → “The end is near”, according to specialists in robotics and artificial intelligence. Not really the end of the world itself, but the fact robots will be taking over a portion of jobs currently occupied by… Continue reading Using AI in design, questions designers should be asking, storyboarding, and more UX this week

5 Mobile App Genres Budding Entrepreneurs Should Look At

The diversity of mobile apps on App Store and Play Store opens up the new door for hundreds of thousands of indie developers and app development companies — but probably the shortcoming is the limited categories. It’s understandable that the way mobile apps and startups cultures are evolving, we’re likely to see a lot more… Continue reading 5 Mobile App Genres Budding Entrepreneurs Should Look At

Stop Being an Ego Designer

Wow! The new client project has landed and you will be the lead designer! Great, everybody has to do your biddings. Gnaar! Thats wrong, dude! Photo by: Nik MacMillan I believe that every project and teamwork will push you more into the character of an altruist. Designing a digital product with your ego creates a… Continue reading Stop Being an Ego Designer

Interaction Awards, Chatbot Interactions, Empathy as Faux Ethics, and more UX this week

What’s hot in UX this week: Notifications: an Interview with John Saito, from Dropbox → We dream of a future with connected and ubiquitous experiences, but we still feel overwhelmed with the notifications across all our devices. In this last piece of our series we interviewed John Saito, ‘designer of words’ at Dropbox, about how we… Continue reading Interaction Awards, Chatbot Interactions, Empathy as Faux Ethics, and more UX this week

Google Home: first impressions

This is my Google Home making friends at my place Last Black Friday I couldn’t resist the temptation to buy a Google Home, and I’m in love with it. I can justify my shopping spree by saying I am a designer and really needed to feel how it is to interact with a device only by… Continue reading Google Home: first impressions

Geniuses we love – Vic Bell – Illustrator and icon designer

“Hello, I’m Vic I’m an illustrator and designer from the North of England, I’m 27, I have a passion for good movies, a cup of tea and all things vector. I’ve been designing for around 8 years now but still find myself learning and growing on a daily basis. I spend most of my time… Continue reading Geniuses we love – Vic Bell – Illustrator and icon designer