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May 13, 2021
The UX design industry has a case study problem. Many designers “vomit” thousands of words all over their case study pages, detailing every single thing they did for the project.The result is the exact opposite of what they hoped for — no one wants to read them.
May 7, 2021
It seems counter intuitive for me to say this, given that I run a design school with many students focused in UX design, but I’m still going to say it because I believe in being honest — UX design isn’t for everyone.
April 30, 2021
Recently, as I study the design industry and do research for my design school, I found myself browsing through online design communities more often. But I found myself feeling uncomfortable more and more while reading through discussion threads.
April 14, 2021
“I don’t like this design, but I don’t know why.” If I ask every designer who has heard of this client feedback before to clap once, we are probably going to hear a standing ovation around the world.
April 10, 2021
I was recently invited as a guest to speak about how we can define success in career and personal lives. I spoke about my journey to being very honest about my failure to how I never project 5 years into my future, and how success is not the same for everyone - a.k.a. not the same thing makes everyone happy.
April 5, 2021
“Job title: Junior Designer. Salary: The lowest level we can get away with for an entry-level job. Requirements: 5 years of experience and a degree in Design Interview. Process: Do a small project for us which we may use for free after we don’t hire you. Perks: We have great culture and free snacks!” Does this sound familiar to you? It sure does to me.