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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 →

Are you actually a UX designer or just saying that?

Forewarning: this post is a bit of a rant relating to recent experiences I have had hiring designers. This has been bugging me for a little while now but recently I have been interviewing a lot of designers to take… Continue Reading →

WordsIreadsomewhere.com has been updated!

I have been doing a little extra work on wordsIreadsomewhere.com over the last week. Now you can share quotes to twitter with ease and I fixed a stack of bugs as well. Still need to add other sharing options and… Continue Reading →

Exporting with Sketch

Sketch app has some pretty awesome things for UI designer work flow improvement, and the export tools are no exception. By designing the app from the ground up to take into account the needs of UI designers, Sketch app has… 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 →

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 →

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 →

Just another UX design process

Good UX should be grounded in good process, driving creative thinking and problem solving throughout a project to ensure the end product has the best chance at success. UX is a constantly changing and evolving profession and we are always… 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 →

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