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You Will Feel Better by Doing Things You Don’t Want to Do

Briandito Priambodo Avatar| By brianditopriambodo on June 23, 2021

    { ✖️ } – If You Don’t Want to Do It, It Is the Right Thing to Do. This article was originally published on The Tiny Wisdom. Sometimes we face moments where we need to choose between the comfortable and uncomfortable. For example, should I binge Netflix or go for a run? Should I play […]

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    Why We Disagree With People

    Briandito Priambodo Avatar| By brianditopriambodo on May 26, 2021

      { 🗣️ } – Always Take a Step Back and Listen This article was originally published on The Tiny Wisdom. Disagreements are something that we often have in our daily life. Sometimes we’d end up with a shared understanding. Other days it would lead to a heated argument. It’s not rare that we let it […]

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      (Re)designing For The Future – Paperform V2

      Dean McPherson Avatar| By dean-mcpherson on November 13, 2018

        { 🤔 } – Why a redesign?

        Two years ago we released the first version of Paperform, which is a tool for building forms online. We took inspiration from the beautiful creation-experiences of sites like Medium and created a form builder that felt more like writing a rich document than yet another drag-and-drop tool.

        You could use your own fonts, brand colors, imagery and video right along with questions in answers.

        Fast-forward to the start of 2018, and in the year since we launched, we had added over 60 features to Paperform. Our MVP was starting to feel all grown up.

        The only issue was that after we’d initially designed the editor interface, we had little idea what the future of the product would look like. So when it came to adding in all of this new functionality, it had turned into a game of Tetris (i.e. inserting features wherever they fit best).

        We had an architectural problem. Instead of the clean, well-defined interface that we’d started with, our product was slowly turning into a Frankenstein monster, one odd appendage at a time.

        Paperform V1
        Why is the Submit button label under Confirmation pages? …WHY!?

        It was time to stop, take a breath, and assess where Paperform was headed and what we were going to do about it. If we could jump in a time machine and go back to the beginning, what would be different?

        A redesign was in order.

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        Design Ecosystem in Taipei

        Nick Budden Avatar| By nick-budden on November 13, 2018

          { 🇹🇼 } – Taipei, home of Phase

          After our last visit to London, we wanted to take a closer look at a place that is very close to the most on our team – Taipei. You may not know it, but this is where 9 of 11 of Phase team members are based, working hard on app’s design and engineering.

          Since we’d already covered Berlin, home of our community team, we wanted to see how Taipei’s Design Ecosystem looks and what you can expect from the city as a designer.

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