Design tradeoffs, Figma tokens, WCAG 3.0, visual design strategy

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Weekly curated resources for designers?—?thinkers What design principles should we prioritize more? How to make smarter design tradeoffs ? Moving from brand strategy to visual identity. By Daniel Berryhill The UX of design happiness ?

The commoditization of UX and the rise of Design Strategy

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Dear designer: Strategy doesn’t have to be stressful

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product-management product-design strategy ux-research uxUseful ways you can manage (and master) the user experience journey Continue reading on UX Collective ».

The Importance of Visual Context in Design Strategy


Read on to hear her insights on how visual context is an essential part of communication design , along with the importance of telling a story, knowing your users and using visuals in design strategy to establish a relationship with your audience.

11 Strong Reasons Why Your Website Needs a Completely New Design

Inspiration Feed

With time, your online business is declining, and old website design can be one of the non-skippable reasons behind it. The change in technology and advancement in the Website Designing trends demand complete revamp of your website.

Design Systems: How to create a scalable typography stack

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How my design system team created an accessible, flexible, and robust typographic hierarchy. design-systems design-thinking design-strategy ux typographyContinue reading on UX Collective ».

Alternative Solutions & Owning Ecosystems

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Who could be better at giving you what you need to be successful than the people who designed it? Wizards of the Coast can only do so much to cluster and design products at the 30,000ft view they have, especially since there isn’t a unified view of every player and every card they own and why.

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Developers making you miserable? Try these time-saving tips

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Advice from one (frustrated) designer to another Continue reading on UX Collective ». ux development design strategy collaboration

About risk in product development

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product-development design-strategy entrepreneurship design product-strategyThe further you’re into the product development cycle, the less you can affect its outcome Continue reading on UX Collective ».

How Big Tech threaten the very ecosystem that spawned them

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technology ux design strategy innovationConsolidation can stifle systemic disruption and disincentivize bold new ideas Continue reading on UX Collective ».

Mobile-first vs. mobile-must: where to start

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When designing digital experiences, how can we free the design process from arbitrary constraints and improve outcome? digital-experience ui-design ux user-experience design-strategy

Stress-free OKR creation: how to connect strategic drivers with objectives

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When we run into this situation it is because we are filling the gap created by lack of a previous alignment of strategy and opportunities. This is a signal in companies that don’t have a strategy or fail to connect it to OKRs and team execution.

Product lessons from the history of HBO

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there are a few strategy lessons you can draw from Tinderbox that will feel less stale than Blockbuster’s downfall. I had a lot of fun reading about their strategy to attract recognizable talent to work on these productions?—?they

16 Design Symbols Your Business Can Use to Improve Its Brand Identity


Why use symbols in design? It’s in your best interest to make sure that every logo design choice is intentional and communicates the message you want to convey. Thoughtless design choices lead to misleading or confusing logos. Roses have experienced a resurgence in popularity ; the symbol has emerged at the forefront of many modern designs. Businesses with a focus on stamina, eternity, and prosperity are quick to incorporate the sun in their logo designs.

Whimsical themes, everyday scenes: the art of Loe Lee

Creative Boom

Loe Lee is a Chinese-American illustrator, designer, and muralist whose whimsical images tell short stories with a bit of splash of magic. Finally, I was able to quit my full-time design job and become a freelance illustrator," she says.

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Great Content Planning Results In A Great Website

Inspiration Feed

Many articles have been written explaining how you must design interfaces, graphics and how to deal with clients.

Be inspired by 10 graphic designers and illustrators who scooped an A' Design Award

Creative Boom

Celebrating and recognising some of the world's best artists, designers and other creative professionals, the A' Design Awards is an opportunity to get noticed in front of millions. In the meantime, you can register for the A' Design Awards online.

Here Design 'reinvents' alcohol-abstinent temperance movement with new kombucha branding

Creative Boom

East London-based studio Here Design has created the branding and bottle designs the new Sparkling English Rose variant by British kombucha brand L.A

Midday's new identity for Small Giants makes insect snacking more appealing

Creative Boom

Making the weird, wonderful" was Midday's design strategy. The new identity is also designed to flex easily across future NPD – tortilla chips made with mealworms, as an example.

Regrets Only’s identity work is the antithesis of big corporate branding

Its Nice That

Combining design strategy with a personable approach, Regrets Only finds the truth in a brand to communicate visually.

A' Design Awards: 20 winning projects to inspire you in 2020

Creative Boom

The A' Design Awards offers creatives the chance to get their work in front of two and a half million people worldwide and win some amazing prizes. So make sure you register for the A’ Design Awards today, here ! Silver A' Design Award Winner in the Packaging Design Category, 2019-2020.

Amy Pastre and Courtney Rowson on 13 years of running a studio and where they believe design is heading next

Creative Boom

Since launching SDCO Partners in 2009, founders Amy Pastre and Courtney Rowson have designed hundreds of brands worldwide – including names like LeCreuset and Soludos – but it's their work with industry-disrupting, women-owned businesses that drives their passion.

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UNI Brand Identity

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UNI is the name of this design studio, and Eunice Su hopes to create a “sustainable” design. ” The design strategy revolves around the four core values of the brand: unit, balance, aesthetics, and exploration. The logo design is based on the UNI unit.

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The creative team provided a full branding design and strategy service from A to Z, from naming to logo design, strategy to branding guidelines, pattern to packagings, labels to stickers, branded illustrations to animations, uniforms to product tags. .

VC Swipe Branding and Web Design


VC Swipe Branding and Web Design. User Experience Design & Strategy Lukas Kmoth . abduzeedo 10.21.20 Marvin Schwaibold shared an awesome branding and UI/UX project for VC Swipe, a platform that matches and connects outstanding investors with future startups.

New York's Subway Map is taken online in ambitious project by Work & Co

Creative Boom

One of the best ways to improve your design work is to learn from the best. The MTA Live Subway Map is a web-based, interactive map designed to help riders navigate New York City's ever-evolving transportation network. Designing through a pandemic.

Pentagram creates the 'most authentic' logo in iconic department store Liberty's history

Creative Boom

And while Liberty has retail outlets outside the capital; the designs also had to nod to a sense of place, and the fact that the Liberty brand is synonymous with London.

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A Small Footprint Made Spacious

Azure Magazine

But it is inside the cottage where Prodesi/Domesi , the Czech architects responsible for the project, make their most evocative design gestures. The second level was designed to be more sculptural, while still maximizing the available square-footage.

Discovery in Action. Which Came First Spaghetti Carbonara or the Egg?

Thinking Design

What do origin stories, Spaghetti Carbonara, and design strategy have in common? The origin, and related stories, inspire design strategy. Strategy Discovery ProcessSometimes the best place to start is the origin.

Zaha Hadid Architects: Vertical Urbanism, the Exhibition

Design Milk

The newly opened Zaha Hadid Architects: Vertical Urbanism exhibition showcases the bold, explorative urbanism they’re known for through a variety of design strategies used to create vibrant and sustainable community-orientated spaces within densely populated urban spaces.

London Shuffle Club?s identity is all about the Miami pinks and blues

Creative Review

London studio A New Kind of Kick designed the club’s graphic language, having been briefed to create something “more grown up” as the club moved from a seasonal pop-up to a permanent venue. “The design strategy grew from the proposition of ‘For Fun.

Bala’s New York Store Is an Exercise in Bold Geometry

Azure Magazine

Enter Bala — a stylish exercise brand that recently opened its first retail store, a pastel-hued New York City pop-up designed by Ringo Studio. By highlighting the visual appeal of Bala’s products, Ringo underscores the clever logic behind Bala’s overall design strategy.

Design inspiration: our favourite projects from July


As its name suggests, newcomer magazine FLIP aims to “change the conversation” around design, strategy and innovation. Boom Saloon underpins the content with an editorial design strategy not usually seen from a B2B magazine. FLIP Magazine, by Boom Saloon.

A Passive House Concealed in the Czech Countryside

Azure Magazine

Once a magnet for modernist designers — from local luminary František Lýdie Gahura to international icons like Peter Behrens and Le Corbusier — the former industrial powerhouse remains a hub of design ambition.

20 Must-Read Books for Product Designers at Any Stage

Creative Market

Product design is a complex discipline, requiring careful study and understanding of your user. These outstanding product design books simplify essential design concepts like web form design, typography, research, UX, communication, data skills, and problem-solving among many others. Web Form Design. This product design book stands out as a top resource to help you create the most effective forms and encourage positive user interaction. Meeting Design.

Tips for Designing an Effective Billboard

Design Roast

The design strategy [.]. The post Tips for Designing an Effective Billboard appeared first on Design Roast. Print DesignAmericans are spending more time than ever in traffic, and more time in traffic means that billboards remain an effective method of communicating to your target audience. Billboards are a unique form of advertising: gigantic in scale and seen for just a few seconds by commuters who are focused on the road.

Meet Anuja Shukla, Shillington Graduate and Creative Strategist at Twitter


After a degree in Business Administration and Marketing, Shillington New York graduate Anuja Shukla harnessed the power of empathy spurned through travel and employment abroad to shape a meaningful career in graphic design. Did you have any previous design experience?

Common Accounts Designs a Queer Throuple’s Cabin Retreat

Azure Magazine

Enter Common Accounts , the design studio co-directed by Madrid-based Igor Bragado and Toronto-based Miles Gertler. ” Throughout the interior, a number of other design strategies cater to the social dynamic of the building’s main occupants.

5 More Common Graphic Design Terms and What they Mean!

Purple Rose Graphics

The words specific to their profession that someone outside the industry would scratch their heads at and graphic design is no different. Five more common design terms, and their definitions! I hope this helps you with your future design work! Every industry has its jargon. I covered a few of the most common ones last time. This time I thought I’d cover a few more people might know about, but maybe be curious about the meaning! Kerning.

98 free sketchnotes on design, product, strategy, marketing, growth, creativity

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There’s 98 sketchnotes in the link provided below, covering all aspects of Design, UX, Research, Product design, Strategy, Marketing, Creativity, Personal Growth etc. strategy product-design user-experience design sketchnote