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Project planning UX in your design process critical

October 18, 2016

One thing that I learnt from my first job as a Designer, was how every well executed project always starts with a clear brief.

The story was that I thought I would dive straight into drawing new and fun products, instead for the first week I had to learn how to type out a briefing document for the first week.

This is something over the years that I have refined to a point, yet with so many designers these days I don't see many of them attempt write or analyse the brief as a clear step in the design process.

Don't think color, think contrast

January 20, 2016

When designing a new website or app one powerful technique I've learnt over time is to think about contrast very early on in the prototyping stages of the project.

Minimal use of colour and maximum application of contrast can help make almost any design clearer and easier to use.

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Designers don't just draw

April 12, 2016

One thing that I'm asked everywhere I work is what do designers do?

People that know appreciate design understand that it's the not just drawing, sketching - we designers are always looking to discover new ideas to real problems and that sketching is simply a tool that communicates our ideas.

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Cutting your cloth

June 14, 2016

Many people these days talk about Lean UX, I say that most designers work this way

One of the challenges that I face almost on a daily basis in my job as a Designer is that I strive to be as efficient as possible.

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