By routinely analyzing other apps, you’ll develop your product thinking and get better at designing apps yourself.
Principles of embraceable change can help eliminate the friction when changing our designs.
Some do’s and don’t’s, pros and cons, and a few rules about how to incorporate scrolling
A running list of learnings & insights from a designer’s ongoing journey as a Googler.
Tooltips can help explain the core product features but don’t abuse them.
True empathy is hearing and understanding in order to implement solutions to meet the actual user needs, not just our interpretation of those needs.
Designers often receive subjective feedback because design is perceived to be a subjective subject.
A persona is a crucial design tool, so make sure yours contains all the required information by downloading your free “Persona” template .
If you like what you see, you can also get 25% off annual IDF membership .
Tools and Resources
Collect and understand user feedback with in-app surveys and feature requests.
A tool to convert Figma designs to React code.
Why you should wireframe, when to do it and a step-by-step tutorial on how to do it.
Structure, content, style & behavior of composed components.
An interview with Google’s VP of User Experience on how she “puts herself in other people’s shoes” to design the best possible products for them.
Joren is a freelance designer in Belgium.
Last But Not Least
Common design patterns that aren’t that great.
“Design isn’t crafting a beautiful textured button with breathtaking animation. It’s figuring out if there’s a way to get rid of the button altogether.”
— Edward Tufte