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Quick tips for mastering awesome symbols in Sketch

Proactive design can save you lots of time in the future and Sketch is making it easier and easier to set up your controls and components to be re-used over and over throughout your designs. Recently I have been looking… 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 →

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 →

Photoshoot – LEDLabo – Shibuya, Tokyo

Photography shoot from a few weeks back for LEDLabo in Shibuya – Tokyo.     Thanks for checking it out. Alex Knight UX / UI Designer – Tokyo, Japan www.agkdesigns.net

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 →

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 →

We really need to do something about that UX vs Design photo.

I have no idea how many times I have been tagged in this image (or similar) with my friends saying “Amirite?!?!”. The thing is, this is actually an explanation for exactly what bad UX is. The dirt path is just… Continue Reading →

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