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Sacrificing Emotional Experience for Efficiency

Eugen Eşanu Avatar| By eugenesanu on April 28, 2021

    { 🧠 } – London’s Black Taxi Cab, Electric Vehicles and LEGO Have you ever noticed that once we make certain things more efficient, we, sometimes, lose the emotional connection with the brand, service or object? For example, we now have more efficient planes, but the flying experience is less pleasant. Frankly speaking, it is […]

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    It’s Okay to Leave Side Projects Unfinished

    Briandito Priambodo Avatar| By brianditopriambodo on March 10, 2021

      { 🚧 } – Because Not Everything Is Worth Doing How many side projects have you left unfinished? There are times when you have the spark and passion for an idea, but you just can’t do it immediately. There are ideas that you would always come back to every now and then but never end […]

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      Where Will UX Design Be in 5 Years?

      Olha Bahaieva Avatar| By olhabahaieva on January 27, 2021

        { 🤖 } – UX Knowledge for a Designer to Stay Up-to-Date No one could imagine the sudden change in people’s lives in 2020. The same happens in the Tech. You hear about new device releases or new libraries for programmers. All this affects your design work. Every day changes are routine to UX designers […]

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        Stop Solving Real Problems Once in a While

        Dan Nessler Avatar| By dan_nessler on January 6, 2021

          { ❓ } – How to Stop Taking Things Too Seriously Heard of dark mode? Of course, you have. Dark mode is said to reduce eye strain, it has grown in popularity, and user demand. Sketch recently released a new version of their software offering the dark side of the screen, thus addressing a user need and […]

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          How to Stop Overthinking (and Start Doing Something Instead)

          Briandito Priambodo Avatar| By brianditopriambodo on November 11, 2020

            { 🤔 } – It’s All in Your Mind Recently, someone asked me about the best advice or feedback that I have ever received. It did not take me a long time to find an answer to that question. At some point in my career, I used to worry too much and often found myself wavering between […]

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            The Unconscious Problem Behind Our Problems

            Eugen Eşanu Avatar| By eugenesanu on October 21, 2020

              { 🧠 } – When Solving a Problem, You Usually Have Two Ways There are two ways you can create value. One way is to find what people really want and then sell it to them. Or you can find what you can make and then find a clever way to sell it people — […]

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              UX Is for People

              Anuar Bolatov Avatar| By anuaroblatov on September 2, 2020

                { 📖 } – Strategy, Processes, Research and Benchmarking What Is UX? Try to google this question and you will find many definitions, which would probably leave you with even more questions. Here I give a definition that ISO 9241–210 suggests: UX (User Experience) — person’s perceptions and responses resulting from the use and/or anticipated […]

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                Why Consistent Writing Makes You a Better Designer

                Eugen Eşanu Avatar| By eugenesanu on July 22, 2020

                  { ✍️ } – Not just a designer, but a thinker, learner and leader Recently, I wrote a story about how important it is to develop good communication skills — whether you are a designer, manager, or a CEO. But I didn’t explain what actually led me to become a better communicator and that is — writing. […]

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                  Our New Podcast Series

                  Gianmarco Caprio Avatar| By gianmarco on July 1, 2020

                    { 🎤 } – Phase’s very own podcast is now online If you haven’t followed us lately on social media as well as over at our Medium page, you might not know that we now have a podcast series of our own, available on Apple Podcasts as well as Spotify. A Podcast: Why? Chances are […]

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                      { ❓} – Product design: from niche to mainstream? There have been few times in contemporary history in which talk about product design has been as pervasive as it is today. Once a rather niche topic of discussion, in recent times product design has managed to become an almost mainstream topic of conversation.  How did […]

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