Archive: Tag: design

  • Style Tiles Make For Quick Design Exploration

    Design

    There are a lot of ways to kick off a new project. You might host a discovery workshop that allows your team and your client or stakeholders a chance to discuss the product’s current problems and what solutions could be implemented to solve those problems. Or if a…

  • Trusting the Process

    Design

    As a designer or developer, how many of you have been asked at some point to take a “test” for a job or freelance gig? Just as we expected. Every. Single. One. Of. Us. What other industries deal with this? Would you test a home builder’s skill level by asking…

  • Determining User Needs Based On User Personas

    Design

    As product designers and developers, we solve problems that our users encounter. Our work, hopefully, provides solutions to tasks that either take users too long to complete, confuse them or didn’t exist in the first place. But how do we determine what solutions or features are needed?…

  • Collect User Data For Cheap

    Design

    We found, over our company’s existence, that collecting data doesn’t have to be an expensive venture. Nor does it have to be a long-drawn-out, time-consuming phase of a project. As agile designers and developers, we collect data during the life span of the project.

  • Become a Better Client and Provide Valuable Feedback

    General

    Great client-firm collaboration takes time and practice. It’s not always fun and it’s not always easy. However, finding and developing this chemistry will help teams build stronger relationships and trust which will ultimately produce more well-rounded products.

  • Quick Guide To Prototyping With Google Sheets

    Design

    Here’s the problem. Designing prototypes for clients in Sketch, Photoshop or other tools don’t always show realistic expectations of what the real-world product will represent. These tools are powerful, helpful and easy to use — for the most part. They allow designers to create beautiful designs…