Tag: PRODUCT DESIGN

Readings for Lunch — [ 06 Mar 2017 ]

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The Mysterious Rings of Supernova 1987A (yes, this is still a mystery) (source)

DESIGN

A Designer’s Guide to Working with Product Managers

Not always a simple relation, the one between designers and PMs. Here some tips on how to have it working better.

PRODUCT DESIGN

Datafication and ideological blindness

“Quantified thinking is the dominant ideology of contemporary life: not just in scientific and computational domains but in government policy, social relations and individual identity.” Has data become the new ideology?

Readings for Lunch — [ 21 Dec 2016 ]

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THINK

Stretching Time

Through a combination of ‘Structured Procrastination’ and ‘Focused Finishing’ we can open our eyes to all of the opportunities in the world around us, whilst ensuring that we deliver our best work precisely when it’s required.

PRODUCT DESIGN

Best Idea Wins: Behind Product at Lyst

This was my favourite talk at the latest Jam Conference. Shaun Russell explains how they created an environment in which great ideas have real chances to flourish. My biggest takeaway? “Make feedback inevitable”.

Readings for Lunch — [ 01 Jul 2016 ]

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Girl on sky with sails at Elba by Jacopo Romei (source)

PRODUCT DESIGN

Invisible Design: Co-designing with machines

How do you design a product based on technologies like artificial intelligence and machine learning? Here how AirBnb have designed their Smart Pricing calculator for hosts.

UI

Typography for User Interfaces

A great essay on the relation between typography and user interfaces, from how we read to selection of a typeface, from the past of the first to the first GUIs to the future of Virtual Reality.
Because “Text is interface”, definitely.