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Automation for Designers: Starting with Email, Photoshop, and Sketch
June 27, 2019 — Want to get started with automation? Look no further than some of the tools you may already have, like email, Photoshop, and Sketch.
Automation for Designers: An Introduction
May 29, 2019 — Some people paint automation as the ender of industries. With thoughtful application, automation can be more of a boon than a bane for designers.
Organizing Design Work for Your Team (and Your Future Self)
March 11, 2019 — Are creativity and organization really at odds? A touch of thoughtful organization can help you collaborate and communicate better.
Telling Stories: Using Scenarios to Visualize Better Experiences
August 27, 2018 — Great stories pull our readers into the experience and help them envision a world we create. So why not use stories to inform better design?
Story Mapping: A Simple Tool for Building Team Cohesion
August 10, 2017 — Story mapping can help your team build a more cohesive understanding of your holistic product story, uncover hidden gaps, and create a better roadmap for development.
In Pursuit of Intentional Design: How to Create with Care
June 25, 2017 — Finding ways to bake intentionality into your process can lead to more meaningful design, a more efficient process, and better outcomes for your users.
14 Great Mac Apps to Expand Your Design Toolbox
January 10, 2017 — You know the usual suspects already: Photoshop, Sketch, Axure, Invision. Explore these other hidden gems that can help improve your design process on the Mac.
Create Great Design Principles by Using and Testing Them
December 20, 2016 — Great design principles shouldn't be universal truisms. Instead, they should be deliberately designed and tested to give your product a distinct edge over the competition.
Use Diverse Personas and Better Scenarios to Light Dark Alleys
November 6, 2015 — Let’s stray from the happy path, light up the dark alleys, and design a better experience even for those times when things go wrong.
Design a Better Product with Product Principles
November 4, 2015 — A solid set of product principles can cement a vision to unite your team and define a universally inviting experience.