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How to choose your first design gig: startup, corporate, or freelance?
Coming from university or a UX career transition, you’ve spent time to perfect your portfolio and resume—what now?
Ancient scripts, gold leaf and typography
Handcrafted typographic posters featuring the ancient Bosančica script
Best and Worst of Google Visual Designs — a Case Study
Many have touted the geniunese of Google’s iconic interface design — all that heavy engineering hidden behind a simple, universally…
No Better Title “Mother”
With divinity comes responsibilities
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Trusting your design gut feeling
Solving problems is not an easy task. If you are a passionate problem solver, it can be even trickier and more challenging. And the reason…
An Interview with Designer/Developer Michael Mckeever
How to create a UX writing portfolio
What stands out when we’re hiring at Dropbox
Z-Shaped Pattern For Reading Web Content
by Nick Babich
7 things I wished designers did more of when working with developers
How designers can put in that extra effort to help ensure a great final product
How the Internet Killed Squares
The internet has shape preferences, and they’re more meaningful than you think
Essential Color Tools for UX Designers
by Nick Babich
Work faster, self-edit less
A basic task that UI and UX designers are faced with is creating wireframes (for those unfamiliar with the term, it is basically a sketch…
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Horror Vacui, the fear of white space (UX Alphabet Series)
“There is just too much white space.” When I started out as a designer, as soon as I would hear this phrase, all time would come to a…
Building design process within teams
A practical workflow to manage design projects
How We Design on the UberEATS Team
Creating the future of food delivery takes empathy, innovation, and an appetite for complex logistical challenges.
Paul Clayton Smith
Designing Facebook Spaces (Part 1) — Embarking on a new VR journey
This article is the first chapter of a series about the design of Facebook Spaces.
The Unspoken Truths of your First UX Design Internship
Learnings from my past internship experiences
The Importance of Cognitive Bias in Experience Design
Design can benefit immensely from cognitive bias.
Increase funnel conversion with Psych
Have you ever wondered why people are bouncing from your nearly-frictionless onboarding flow? Why the same change can result in a lift on…
Behind the Jam
One theme. Three hours to design. Ninety seconds to present.
Avoiding the Camel
This was first published on my mailing list The Looking Glass. Every week, I answer a reader’s question.
Cultural Blind Spots in UX
Designing for international markets requires more than translating words.
UX and design thinking: 5 tips for changing your company mindset
An actionable guide to make the UX designer role clear to your company and team
Alexa, Please Kill Me Now
Thoughts on Conversational UI
Why you need a “UX-er.”
I have deliberately left off a job title because there’s A LOT of confusion in that arena. Many job titles of UX designer that I have seen…