Anna Elise Molosky

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Product design, specs & UX

I always start with a pencil and a sketchbook<p>Writing and sketching really helps me to focus, and ideas flow from there. Sometimes I simply write …

How to make an icon font - the 8 step guide

Follow this how-to guide by an Atlassian designer to make a single icon font for the Atlassian products.<p>The Atlassian design team has been making …

How to write a great error message

Imagine being in an office. In your cubicle. You’ve worked long hours this week for an upcoming product introduction. You’re tired and cranky, and …

Windows Phone

The Three Views of (Information) Architecture

In a recent project, a client asked us to create a sitemap we were not prepared to render. It’s not that my team lacked the skill to build a sitemap; …

Built Environment

Invision Upgrade Strategy

Why You Should Measure New and Mature B2B Blogs Differently

Blogs that are new and blogs that have been around for years are totally different beasts -- and they should be measured that way.

I Spent $30,000 Testing Different Blog Designs – Here’s What I Found

Do you want your blog to do more than just get you some retweets?If you’re wishing your blog was a 24-hour salesman that constantly educates, …

How to Prevent Employee Burnout

We all know what burnout looks like.<p>It’s the stressed-out manager who proclaims they’ve <b>“had it”</b> and books the next flight to Cancun.<p>The start-up …

170+ Free PSD Resources Every Designer Should Download

Share!<p>Download these useful and free PSD assets and add them to your freebies collection. You will surely use them later!<p>We selected here 170+ <b>free</b> …

Standards Manual

We’re pleased to announce our latest Standards Manual title, available for pre-order: <i>Identity: Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv.</i> The monograph presents …

How to get clients to say yes to your designs | JUST™ Creative

Paul Boag, a famous web designer and host of one of the coolest web design podcasts out there, Boagworld, did a great presentation on <b>how to get</b> …

Tips for Creating Strong User Persona (With Free Template)

Agile Excel Spreadsheet for the Product Backlog

I want to show a real easy way to put user stories in a spreadsheet-based product backlog. I wrote this after seeing someone tweet a screen capture …

Requirements Roles and Permissions Matrix

<b>Roles & Permissions Matrix Description</b><p>Roles and Permissions Matrices are grids that define all of the possible user roles, system operations, and the …

Free Branding Research Library of White Papers, Magazines, Reports, and eBooks

The Brand Positioning Workshop

The Brand Positioning Workshop is a highly facilitated, day long, workshop designed to help brands in all stages of growth gain a competitive …

Tips for Improving Your Own User Experience as a UX Manager

One of the most challenging things for a User Experience Manager is getting the rest of the organization to buy into your ideas. Many a UX project …

Brand Standards | Yodle

Everything we do is designed to help local businesses connect with consumers through online marketing. (That's what we call Yodling.)<p>The work we do …

Integrating UX into the Product Backlog

Teams moving to agile often struggle to integrate agile with best practices in user-centered design (UCD) and user experience (UX) in general. …

Project Management

ZURB — Product Design, Interaction Design & Design Strategy

Getting Back Into The (Right) Deliverables Business

<b>“Get out of the deliverables business”</b> has become quite a mantra in the lean startup and UX movements. There’s much to love in that sentiment — after …

3 UX Lessons from Pinterest

By Jason Shah on<p>2<p>Pinterest has exploded in recent years from obscure project to global phenomenon. Why? And how can Pinterest's user experience …

Identity

Difference unites us. While each of these experiences can isolate those who are affected, together they compose an aggregate of millions whose …

5 ways startups are narrowing the content discovery gap

Advertisement<p>16 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Cienpies Design<p>Consuming content on the Internet has long felt like drinking from a firehose. Yet the …

Choosing Empathy

A Conversation WithJamil Zaki[10.20.15]<b>NEW — A Reality Club Discussion with responses from:</b> <b>Paul Bloom,</b> <b>David DeSteno, Daryl Cameron, Dan Zahavi, and</b> …

Friday Inspiration: Workflows

The design process is often mysterious, consisting of lightning bolts of ideas and cloudy moments of facing creative roadblocks.<p>So this week, we …

40 Crucial Lessons From The Most Famous Graphic Designers in History

<i>While graphic design can sometimes feel like a brand new industry, it’s actually quite the opposite.</i>Graphic design is an industry that has been …