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Getting started with Sketch libraries and awesome free resources to use them with.

With the release of Sketch 47 came Sketch Libraries. An awesome, new way to manage reusable assets throughout all your project. Having access to good libraries allows you to create consistent designs throughout your team and projects. Sketch comes with an… Continue Reading →

Featured in March’s UXperts blog on Adobes Creative Cloud blog

This month I was asked to write a small piece for Adobe’s UXpert’s blog series, which asks UX designers from around the world to talk about an experience or trend they dig at the moment. I choose to speak about… Continue Reading →

Creating a fluid app design guidelines and asset libraries using Sketch, Craft and Invision.

Working in tech is always incredibly fast paced and ever changing, and design is no different, especially if you have had experience designing in start-up environments or super agile teams. Things can change before the you have time to name… Continue Reading →

Cognative Bias – Scarcity effect

The scarcity effect occurs when something seems rare or in short supply. This can be used in UX design as a mental shortcut to place extra value on items. Take amazon for example, almost everything on their website has under 10… Continue Reading →

Sketch 3 tutorial – Simple heat monitoring interface

This is a quick tutorial on how to make a nice, clean, minimal interface quickly using Sketch 3. This is my finished interface. Quick and simple, but uses some techniques that should be helpful to get started with making other… Continue Reading →

Good looking stats vs meaningful metrics

It’s so easy to get caught up in what are known as “vanity metrics”. You know the ones, page views, sessions and even new users in some cases. While these look great on paper, especially when showing the board members… Continue Reading →

Converting After Effects animation into usable code for your apps.

A new plug-in has hit the streets allowing you to convert simple animations to JSON directly from After effects for use in iOS, Android and React Native apps. It’s called Lottie. Created by the team and AirBnB.Design. By dropping the… Continue Reading →

Small batch release cycles are good for UX & business.

The small batch method refers to the lean manufacturing concept of doing things in small batches. Taking the time to do things one by one instead of creating a huge batch of one thing, a huge batch of the next… Continue Reading →

InVision Overlay Background Color Hack

Super quick tip on how to change the color of your background when using the Overlay option in InVision. InVision will just take an average color from the corners of your document and set the background color to that. So… Continue Reading →

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