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A blank canvas. it might as well be the devil himself. Complete nothingness. And it’s not just on that page in front of you; it surrounds you and swallows you whole. There’s only nothing, and it’s everywhere. Ultimate freedom. No guidelines, no boundaries. … so, where do you start?! 1 ) Requirements The indexing of the requirements of your project… Read More →

Originally published here Technology is not neutral. It is not impartial Who we are reflect on what we build. When you navigate a physical space, you are following the plan of the architects and urbanists who designed it in the first place. Of course how you navigate the space is unique to you – like the way you walk or… Read More →

Originally published on JOTFORM.COM Cozy. That’s how I felt. Tucked beneath what may have been the world’s softest blanket. I took a deep breath and rolled onto my side. It was a familiar moment — the moment when my 6 a.m. alarm clock sounded, after a night of tossing and turning. The moment when my daily responsibilities had yet to… Read More →

Header image: Copyright MSTQ, Inc. Open Instagram, Airbnb, Apple Music, Twitter, Dropbox or Lyft and at first glance it might feel like it’s hard to tell the difference between which app is which: big, bold headlines with rounded sans-serif fonts; minimal black and white interfaces with lots of negative space; little to no color. The modern interface style feels so bare-bones…. Read More →

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 that it has to do with the part of… Read More →

Design systems, design systems everywhere. I’m pretty sure that you have heard that term a thousand times last week, and more than you will, design system is one of the trends in product design particularly, that big companies such as Airbnb, Uber, Lyft, and others are adapting and putting into practice when building their products and seems that has come… Read More →

I often take my coffee at a place with a 3 stars rating on Google, but it serves one of the best coffees in the city. The reviews come from two people who had once a bad experience. And Google shows to everyone that it has 3/5 stars without saying that it is one the best places to have a… Read More →

Digital interfaces make a huge impact in our lives. We frequently use websites or digital applications to accomplish certain goals. Indeed, when interacting with an interface, we are surrounded by typography and our experience is driven by the words and messages we read and understand. In one of his articles, Oliver Reichenstein confirms the importance of typography in all websites… Read More →

It’s been a couple of weeks now, two, as I’m writing this, since I got the email. I’d had a super long day so I was lying down feeling sorry for myself when I saw this: Hi Viba, I came across your application and am impressed by your experience and design work. I work on hiring students for our Product… Read More →

We’ve all been there — hopelessly staring at the screen and waiting for design inspiration to swoop in and save the day. When that doesn’t happen, use these tactics to help you get out of those design ruts: Sketch it out There are certainly many scenarios when we have to move quickly to crank out a design. But when it’s possible,… Read More →

During a recent conversation with David Sleight, Design Director at ProPublica, I found myself realizing and saying “we need design that is faster and design that is slower.” Who are we and what is this thing called design? When I say “we,” I mean our whole industry, when I say “our whole industry,” I mean design, and when I say “design,”… Read More →

Five pitfalls that get in the way Today’s change of pace demands that collaboration and processes be sped up to meet the growing expectation of customers and stakeholders. But is this growing crunch on time stifling creativity? It isn’t enough to make decisions, products and services quickly, we must encourage creativity and create an environment to help the business succeed in… Read More →