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Being a UX designer is great and exciting. Just hearing the two letters “U” and “X” creates a spark within for many of us. But being a UX designer or any designer for that matter comes with many challenges and struggles. Since it is a multidisciplinary field it may get…


Supercharge your design flow by trying out these modes

All deep work modes

Human beings have never been distracted like this before in the entire history. Emails, messages, social media, notifications - These attention grabbers ! Instant gratification. Dopamine rush. It is hard to focus in this distracted world. You are a champion if you can continuously work for hours with focus. As…


Make an informed decision while designing by knowing these biases

Bias is everywhere. It is like air. And the best part is we even don’t know if we are biased or not. Some of the cognitive biases are good, they are like mental shortcuts for making quick decision. Some are really bad and many companies use this as their advantage…


Use this effect in your design to stand out from the crowd

What is Von Restorff Effect?

When we are presented with multiple items which are similar, the item with any distinctive feature is the easiest to remember. It is also called as “Isolation effect” .The theory was coined by German psychiatrist and pediatrician Hedwig von Restorff. …


Nuggets of wisdom from experts to keep your momentum going

20 Design Quotes

“Necessity is the mother of invention”

This is one of the famous quotes we have come across. This quote was said by plato over 2000 years ago. It still holds true and is relevant. Plato’s teachings and philosophies may have been forgotten but everyone remembers the quotes. …


The goal is not to design , the goal is to become a good designer

Becoming an expert in design and getting well versed in skills is not an easy task. There are many moving pieces in design. Getting to know all the design methods, applying them effectively and providing value as a designer can be daunting at times. …


Because learning is a continuous process

UX Design is a multidisciplinary field where many skills of varying ranges are required to function properly as a designer. Learning different skills is a continuous process. Few designers are experts in one particular skill and most of them are generalists. Many product companies especially startups have 1 or 2…


Not another article about color in design

Designer with different color swatches

There are many articles which discuss about color theory, psychology and how color affects mood and emotions. This article is slightly different. It is an exploration of color from the aspect of preattentive attributes. …


Resurgence of old design trends that may or may not stay for a while.

Dribbble Designs

Designers get excited at every year’s end to see what next year’s trend is going to be. What the future of design is going to look like. What they can carry forward to the next year; And Neumorphism was one among the lists which gained great attention.

Neumorphism has become…


Get clarity in your project like never before.

Everyone left the meeting room with a sense of satisfaction, happiness and clarity. It was the kickoff meeting for a new project. The meeting went really well and every team member and stakeholder was clear about their role and were aligned to the vision and goal of the project.

3 Months Later…

Same…

Ajayraj

Crafting User Experience @ Whatfix | Loves to share bytes of UX. https://www.linkedin.com/in/ajayraj-thangaraj/

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