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Why Productivity Apps Lead Designers to Procrastination

Olha Bahaieva Avatar| By olhabahaieva on June 23, 2021

    { 🤔 } – You Need to Have a Choice This article was originally published on Muzli. Productivity is a crucial element for your work. You want to do more tasks and not sacrifice quality. You’ve heard that productivity apps are great and want to use them? You tried to improve your productivity and failed? While productivity […]

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    What to Ask Yourself Before Usability Testing

    Olha Bahaieva Avatar| By olhabahaieva on May 26, 2021

      { 💻 } – Usability Testing Is Important, But Only If You Do It Right This article was originally published on UX Designers Club. Do you know how to conduct effective usability testing? A lot can go wrong when conducting a usability test. If you ask the right questions and follow some basic steps, you’ll have successful usability testing. […]

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      The Business of Removing Negatives from a Product

      Eugen Eşanu Avatar| By eugenesanu on March 31, 2021

        { 💭 } – Rationally Choosing the Irrational Why do people keep buying Apple products if they are not technically great and there are better value alternatives? Why do people keep eating at McDonald’s if the food is so bad for your health? I was asking myself these type of questions lately, and I realised […]

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        Designing Perceptions Instead of Solutions

        Eugen Eşanu Avatar| By eugenesanu on March 10, 2021

          { 🤔 } – Why a Solution to a Problem in the 21st Century May Not Be the Answer Henry Ford’s reaction to a consultant who questioned why he paid $50,000 a year to someone who spent most of his time with his feet on his desk. “Because a few years ago that man came […]

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          Psychology + Design: Gestalt Principles as Solutions

          Mhariell Mosqueriola Avatar| By mhariellriel on February 17, 2021

            { ⬛ } – Solving Problems by Understanding Human Behaviour I have always believed that Psychology and Design comprise User Experience. Our profession entails empathy whenever we deal with human needs whose our goal is to solve. And as I continue to dive deep into where Psychology comes in the picture of Design, I then […]

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            UX Personas: What’s the Point?

            Dan Nessler Avatar| By dan_nessler on November 11, 2020

              { 👤 } – Do Personas Create Any Real Value in the Design Process? Personas are under attack. They have been an established artefact in a UX designer’s toolkit. But recently, professionals have argued, that personas don’t create any real value in the design process and that they are bound to fail. So what now? […]

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              Designer Life in Lockdown

              Olha Bahaieva Avatar| By olhabahaieva on September 2, 2020

                { 👩‍💻 } – Working from Home: The New Normal for Designers Worldwide I’ve been working as a remote designer for over seven years. But a lot of designers started their remote journey only this year. A lot of my creative friends have been working remotely for 6–8 months. They experience everything that I went […]

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                Why Composition Matters

                Olha Bahaieva Avatar| By olhabahaieva on July 1, 2020

                  { 🔺 } – How composition principles can help build a successful product In this article, I am going to discuss web design for UX/UI designers from a technical point of view. This information will be useful for design tips, thought, design thinking, and just as a simple source of daily inspiration. Original work can […]

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                  Good Chatbot Design Practices for Building Trust

                  Sam Reames Avatar| By samreames on January 15, 2020

                    { 💬 } – Chatbot design: focusing on what matters A couple of months ago, a client reached out to me with an unusual request.  Normally, I approach chatbot design from the ground up, first going through a detailed process of creating a personality, assessing and ranking the client’s business objectives, and then writing the […]

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