Fixing a complex problem like climate change with the circular economy and digital technology

UX Collective

This Earth Day, in this second article in a 2-part series I tasked myself with looking at how digital products and technologies can help fix a complex problem like climate change by accelerating us towards a circular economy. just like we do with digital products.

Why Are We Talking so Much About Design Leadership?

UX Collective

P As we've learned with Matrix , e verything that surrounds us and is not natural has been designed by someone (I'm not judging the design quality, just pointing a fact). We, designers? Design Leadership, the ability to guide the new. They have a design mindset.

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

UX Collective

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

14 Web Design Flaws That Are Affecting Your Digital Marketing

Design Hill

And that’s why you need to tackle the web design flaws that are rubbishing your digital marketing efforts. Here, we’ve shared the top 14 ways to rectify your web design flaws in the best possible way. Some Web Design Flaws Affecting Your Digital Marketing Include: 01.

Will advertising succumb to UX?

UX Collective

Illustration: Denis Novikov Digital, digital, digital. User Experience and UI Design may be the future of the advertising agency, with businesses worldwide expected to spend trillions on digital transformation projects. UX is the face of service design.

Gretel's Dylan Mulvaney on city life, serendipity, and why graphic designers never get famous

Creative Boom

As head of design at Gretel NY , Dylan Mulvaney is the creative force behind brand identities for Apple, Netflix and Vice. He's been honoured by the D&AD, the Art Directors Club, the Type Directors Club, and the Fast Company Innovation by Design Awards. Dylan Mulvaney.

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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Metaverse architects, how to dark mode, a study of micro-aesthetics

UX Collective

Weekly curated resources for designers?—?thinkers The impact of our digital interactions on the environment may be less visible compared to physical products but very real. There are plenty of tools and frameworks to consider the environmental impact during a design process.

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.

47 Amazing Marketing Website Design Ideas

Graphic Mama

In this article, we will go through some stunning marketing website design ideas , and most importantly – you will see 47 real-life examples of successful creative agency sites that work. Services: Digital Marketing, SEO, Advertisement. Linear design. Bold design.

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.

How Studio Output 'put small business owners front and centre' in new Monzo designs

Creative Boom

Digital-first design agency Studio Output recently worked with Monzo to create its visual identity for Monzo Business accounts, a strand that has built up enviable levels of customer loyalty since launching. The designs had to appeal to an audience who may not be aware of the brand.

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

UX Collective

I’ve gone through all my digital sketchnotes, and compiled them all into one huge PDF as a resource to share with the community. strategy product-design user-experience design sketchnote

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.

The Importance of Design in Business Success

Inkbot Design

The Importance of Design in Business Success. Design in business is the most crucial thing because it's what people see first and shapes their perceptions and expectations. Most of us understand the importance of design in our lives. What Is Design in a Business Context?

Meet Anuja Shukla, Shillington Graduate and Creative Strategist at Twitter

Shillington

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?

Branding and Graphic Design: Key Differences

Inkbot Design

Branding and Graphic Design : Key Differences. Graphic design is the visual component of branding. The difference between branding and graphic design isn't simply that one is good and one is bad. Branding and graphic design are both important but in different ways.

The rise and fall of Polaroid

UX Collective

Photo by Patrick on Unsplash The Positional View and Resource-Based View are two schools of business strategy that seek to describe a company’s competitive advantage. As Porter notes in Competitive Strategy , there are three major strategies a business can employ to position itself.

Creative Ways to Approach Human-Centered Design in Business

Just Creative

One of the most widely acknowledged principles in business is the importance of understanding your customer and designing for them. A deep understanding of your target customer often translates into perceptive design decisions that help you build strong brand awareness.

The New Era of Money is Slick, Intuitive, and Totally Intangible

Eye on Design

As finance increasingly moves online (a McKinsey report from last fall estimates a 20 to 50 percent increase in mobile banking globally as a result of the pandemic), digital design has taken a larger role in the way people manage their money. Design does a lot of work for trust.”.

Archmongers Combines Style and Sustainability for A London Office

Azure Magazine

As workers slowly make their return to the office , many companies are finding new ways to infuse their spaces with creativity — and often integrating new green design strategies along the way. Interiors Green Design London Sustainablity

Introducing Mark Simonson Studio

Creative Market

Mark Simonson has led a remarkable career of over 40 years designing iconic typefaces. If Mark Simonson’s design style has ever inspired you, we’ve got great news: his catalog is now available in his new Creative Market shop. What inspired you to design typefaces?

10 Web Design Trends That Every Developer Should Know

Inkbot Design

10 Web Design Trends That Every Developer Should Know. Web design trends are constantly changing and evolving. By keeping your site up-to-date with these web design trends, you can be sure your website is contemporary, vibrant, and fun for everyone that visits. Happy designing!

Where to Learn Design for Free Right Now

Creative Market

Are you an illustrator who's interested in UX design? Would you like to combine your digital illustration skills with some essential web design knowledge? Designers constantly face the need to understand and interact with disciplines other than their own.

The Ultimate List of Web Design Tips and Ideas

Canny

Designing your website can be a bit of a slog at times, but we’re here to make it that much easier with our ultimate list of web design tips. They are very deliberately and cleverly designed to satisfy their core consumer base. The Web Design Brief Template.

5 Common 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. Here are five common design terms and what they mean! A proof is a draft of your design used to check for correctness & make changes to if needed. A soft or digital proof, and hard or printed proof. It is up to you as the client to double-check the designer has done everything you wanted & spelled everything correctly.

Simple ways inclusive design transforms your business

UX Collective

A brain with wires connected by Mo Inclusive design is a form of human-centred design that incorporates the needs and desires of diverse users when solving problems. Designing technology for the masses is, in theory, a simple proposition. Design for everyone.

Ultimate List of Web Design Tips

Canny

Designing your website can be a bit of a slog at times, but we’re here to make it that much easier with our ultimate list of web design tips. They are very deliberately and cleverly designed to satisfy their core consumer base. The Web Design Brief Template.

Why are we attracted to open up certain apps?

UX Collective

App icon design, subconscious, and typography… WTF? This subconscious attraction toward an app can happen for many reasons, and the design of the icon is a large part of that. I then recalled back to a conversation I had with a few other designers?—?why

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Nonprofit Web Development: 5 Tips to Boost Engagement

Noupe

However, if it’s poorly designed or otherwise lacks the information that users are seeking, they may ultimately leave without taking any further action. For those new to the web design landscape, getting started can seem slightly daunting. Create well-designed CTAs.

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How to improve Experience Design by managing cognitive biases

UX Collective

Cognitive biases are systematic errors in thinking that can lead UX professionals to make wrong design decisions. The Course of knowledge , Halo/Horn effect , and the Dunning-Kruger effect are examples of common biases that can compromise experience and service design.

5 Visions for a Socially Distanced Future

Azure Magazine

With many countries slowly starting to ease lockdown measures, beginning to grapple with what living alongside the virus could look like, a number of designers and manufactures have joined the chorus of voices shaping what socially distanced cities, restaurants and offices may become.

School Website Best Practices: Designing for Success

Noupe

As students head into the fall semester, every school needs to have a solid tech strategy in place, and this all starts with a well-designed website. The best education websites support your goals by incorporating solid design principles.

How To Make The Best Use Of Website Design Tips For An IT Company

Graphic Design Junction

A website is your digital identity. Let us have a look into the “ website design tips and tricks for IT company ” in this blog. Importance of Website Design Tips for Technology. Website Design Tips – Building Blocks of the Website Layout.

Why Not All Graphic Design is the Same

Purple Rose Graphics

“What do you mean you don’t create websites, you’re a designer right? What a lot of people don’t realize is that ‘graphic design’ is a vast community with a lot of different specialties. Graphic Design as a whole is the act of strategically using pictures, art, and words to communicate in a visual way with a specific audience. Brand and Logo Design. Sometimes called Visual Identity design. Marketing and Advertising Design. Website and App Design.

Behavioural design: a lean guide to using psychology and motivation for product teams

UX Collective

Behavioural design uses behavioural science, psychology, and motivation to guide how people use our products. Design influences behaviour. As product makers, we like to think we are above concerns of privacy and manipulation, since we work in this digital complex.

Why I decided to become an individual contributor after 4 years of people management

UX Collective

Lessons learned as I made the decision to become a product designer again. At that time, however, my day job was at an amazing but small digital agency. I’ve learned and developed so much as we grew the team from 5 up to 29 product designers and researchers.

Behavioural design: a lean guide to using psychology and motivation for product teams

UX Collective

Behavioural design uses behavioural science, psychology, and motivation to guide how people use our products. Design influences behaviour. As product makers, we like to think we are above concerns of privacy and manipulation, since we work in this digital complex.

Ask the Designer: Common Questions about Stock Art and Stock Media

Purple Rose Graphics

Stock photography alone makes an appearance in half of all ads with 9 out of 10 digital marketers using stock photos in their ads. I frequently take my own photos to use in designs. For example, there are actually classes to teach you how to take photos on both a digital camera and with a smartphone camera. Advertising General Business advertising branding graphic design marketing small businessI spend a lot of time discussing art and media with my clients.

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The top 2 questions I get asked the most as a graphic design and visual marketing specialist

Purple Rose Graphics

What purpose does graphic design have in a business? I’ve seen it so much as a designer and visual marketing specialist. Here’s a little truth bomb for you: You don’t need a logo to start a business, but you’ll want to invest in one eventually along with a good brand strategy. Well, Design is an investment. They think Design is all about creating logos, but that’s not 100% true. Design isn’t just a logo or a great brochure. Design is the same thing.