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Don’t Go Through It — Grow Through It

Briandito Priambodo Avatar| By brianditopriambodo on April 28, 2021

    { 🌱 } – Most of the Time, You Have to Pick Yourself Up Life is full of ups and downs. The moment you step out of your parents’ house, you’ll realise that the world is not so kind. Sometimes it’s because we lack skills or talent; other times, it’s the timing or situation. This […]

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    6 Storytelling Principles to Improve Your UX

    Dan Nessler Avatar| By dan_nessler on March 31, 2021

      { 📖 } – Crafting a Good Experience Is Like Telling a Good Story Crafting a Good Experience Is Like Telling a Good Story Stories are core to various activities, tools and methods applied in UX. Stories are how we remember. We tend to forget bullet points (Robert McKee on HBR) Bullet points make as […]

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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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        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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          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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              Giving Life to Your Product Ideas

              Eugen Eşanu Avatar| By eugenesanu on December 1, 2020

                { 💡 } –How to Avoid Making Common Mistakes Once I read an interview with Ryan Singer, the Head of Strategy at Basecamp, and the interviewer asked: “How can you get to a stage where things are just running smoothly? Where do people go wrong?”. To which he said that — people struggle with getting started […]

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                Package Your Product to Stand a Tsunami

                Gilbert Umeh Avatar| By gilbertumeh on December 1, 2020

                  { 📦 } – Why Nigerian Products Don’t Perform As Well As Their Foreign Counterparts Has anyone ever wondered why Nigerian-made products don’t do well in the market compared to the imported ones? Well, let me open your eyes to the reality behind this: it comes down to packaging, because you can’t spend your money […]

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                  Ideate, Prototype & Pitch in No Time

                  Dan Nessler Avatar| By dan_nessler on October 21, 2020

                    { 📊 } – NABC: How to Apply this 3-in-1 Method How do you quickly and collaboratively come up and pitch ideas or potential solutions to a problem? My former co-worker at Hinderling Volkart (Lukas Karrer) introduced me to a method I have found extremely effective, inclusive and fun to use in client workshops: NABC: A 3-in-1 […]

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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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