Designing complex financial systems can be hard but these 5 design principles will help you get started.
Growing up, I have always been a visual learner. Drawing out my thoughts helped me better understand concepts and play around with how things could fit together. I also use sketching as a way to articulate my thoughts when it comes to writing. I didn’t realize until later on in my career that most people find it difficult to communicate… Read More ￫
Over the last decade and more, design has become a business advantage. A well-crafted experience is based on deep customer understanding, relevant visuals and well-worked flows that can be the difference between a returning customer and one who walks away unsatisfied. “Design isn’t just about beauty; it’s about market relevance and meaningful results.” John Maeda, designer and author. Let’s face… Read More ￫
“I often think about the fact that the people who will become my students in 2030 are now in elementary school. This new generation grows up on iPads, surrounded by screens, and they often take it for granted,” Sam Anvari, Assistant Professor of Graphic Design at California State University Long Beach School of Art, tells us. “It definitely requires a… Read More ￫
“If you could go back in time, what career advice would you give your younger self?” This is a question I’ve started to get asked a lot recently. I’m generally someone who prefers to look forward rather than reminisce about what could have been, but upon recent reflection of this question, I realized that there was an epiphany that I… Read More ￫
I know what you’re going to think. How could I possibly know about the mistakes startups make, since I’ve never run a startup myself? Well no, I haven’t run my own startup, but for the past 4 years, I have worked exclusively for and with startups across a wide range of sectors. With founders of both a technical and non-technical… Read More ￫
My design journey started four years ago when I quit my job at a children’s sleep clinic to become a designer. I would read books about UX on my commutes to and from work. Every evening, I would spend 6 to 7 hours taking web development courses and learning what it meant to design. Everything was new and exciting. After… Read More ￫
Let’s kick this post off with a few stats: The UK design industry is 89.5% white and 60%, male. While the US design industry is 73% white and 55%, male. According to the Office for National Statistics, the estimated total population of England and Wales is 66.5million, and out of that 87.2% of the population is white and 49% are… Read More ￫