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No No No

<i>This was first published on my mailing list</i> <i>The Looking Glass</i><i>. Every week, I answer a reader’s question.</i><p>How do you say no to bad ideas?<p><i>And how do you</i> …

Sharing an Atomic Design Library in Sketch (and beyond) with Brand.ai

<b>TL;DR</b> Sharing and maintaining an Atomic Design system across Sketch files is close to impossible. Brand.ai fixes that.<p>One key premise of atomic …

Command-line

Mule Design’s Mike Monteiro on responsibility in experience design

What responsibilities do designers have to their clients, their users and ultimately, themselves?Mike Monteiro will tell you in no uncertain terms …

UX Design

Mossberg: The Disappearing Computer

Tech was once always in your way. Soon, it will be almost invisible.<p><i>Welcome to Mossberg, a weekly commentary and</i> <i>reviews column on The Verge</i> <i>and</i> <i>Recode</i> <i>by veteran tech journalist Walt Mossberg, executive editor at The Verge and editor at large of</i> <i>Recode</i><i>.</i><p>This is my last weekly column for The Verge and</b> …

I/O 2017: Our Definitive Guide to Design

Welcome to Google Design’s #io17 coverage. Our second annual designer’s guide is your one-stop resource for design programming during Google I/O. …

The Illusion of Measuring What Customers Want – Jobs to be Done

Be suspicious of any method that claims to count (quantify) <i>what goes on in someone’s head</i><p>Innovation is wrought with uncertainty. As a result, …

Die Ära der Egomanen geht zu Ende - Capital.de

Von den vielen Führungskräften mit übermäßigem Selbstbewusstsein, die Bill Treasurer in seiner Karriere als Coach beraten hat, sticht einer ganz …

Dynamic Icons in Sketch

Two years ago, I had a grand total of zero minutes played in Sketch. Today — let’s do the math — I have approximately 18 months in Sketch x 172 …

UX Design

The Myth of a Superhuman AI | Backchannel

<b>I’ve heard that in the future</b> computerized AIs will become so much smarter than us that they will take all our jobs and resources, and humans will go …

Define Customer “Needs” as Constants and Solve the Innovation Equation

<i>Executing the innovation process is analogous to solving a complex mathematical equation. Identifying the constants in the equation is the key to</i> …

No budget? No excuse. UX on the cheap Part 2: let’s get building.

As soon as a number becomes a metric, it loses all relevance as a metric.<p>This can serve as a great reference point for your project. You may not want …

Nothing will change until you start building.

1. Define your goal<p>Early on, figure out the main goal of your project. If you want to break out of your usual design style, focus on the design. If …

Every Week is a Design Sprint

An evil, hipster voice inside me says: I did design sprints before it was cool. But it is true, years ago when there were no books about it, and far …

UX Design

Influencing redesign

How to convince your company to do a redesign<p>With over 1,500 people working at Dropbox, getting a complete web redesign to happen isn’t easy. …

Iteration is not design

Debunking design Darwinism<p>Product managers beware!<p>In some reaches of the product development world there is a fascination with the idea that products …

The 6 design trends John Maeda predicted in his State of the Union

Like Groundhog Day for designers, you know spring’s a comin’ when all-star designer John Maeda drops his state of the union — the 2017 Design in Tech …

UX Design

On Design Tools and Processes

For the past year(s) I’ve been chasing for answers. Looking for new tools, thinking about design processes and figuring out what design really means …

The Arts

Are grid systems still relevant in digital product design?

Design systems are more useful than ever—but formal grids don’t always translate well to UI/UX work.<p>A (brief) history of grid systems in page …

A Component-based Workflow for Sketch

The way we design is changing, and so are our tools.<p>Give people a tool, and they’ll find different ways to put it to use. No two designers work the …

“Everyone is too busy” is not a prioritization strategy

<i>This post was originally published to my newsletter subscribers (12k of them now). If you’d like to get these updates via email</i> <i>sign up here</i><i>.</i><p>A week …

Algorithm-Driven Design — How AI is Changing Design by Yury Vetrov

Will robots replace designers? No. It's more like an exoskeleton for designers. Algorithm-driven design tools can help us to construct a UI, prepare …

UX Design

Designing with intent

In 2016, I’ve seen an ever increasing number of style guides and articles on design systems on the web. More and more web and interface designers …

Secrets of design leadership—from Stanley Wood of Spotify

Designers are frequently finding themselves in leadership roles as their craft holds greater sway on product performance.<p>But too few designers are …

UX Design

UX Collective

How to Sell UX Design — Principles of Persuasion<p>Nowadays everyone seems to see the importance of UX design and perhaps no one would deny that putting …

A Proven Method For Showing The Value Of Good UX

For a while now, this has been the most common question I get:<p><i>How do I convince people in my organization to take user experience seriously? I’ve</i> …

UX Design

Jobs-To-Be-Done | Theory, Approach and ODI

Applying Jobs-to-be-Done Theory<p>Tony Ulwick explains how Jobs-to-be-Done Theory is best applied to market selection, market and product strategy, …

Cricket

The History of User Experience Design

“If you want to understand today, you have to search yesterday. “ /Pearl Buck<p>Great design is timeless, but it’s not deprived of its history. Watch …

Abstract: The Design Tool We Deserve

<i>I’ve been using the</i> <i>Abstract</i> <i>app for a while and I thought to write about my experience using the app and how I think its a useful and essential tool</i> …

Project Management