Tyler Savin

Designer, writer, artist, nature observer, entrepreneur, tattooed, Seattlite. www.tylersavin.com // @OlyTsav


Their Experience Is Not That Amazing

I was creating a false sense of meaning behind individual experiences.


I recently had a self reflective moment where I said, “I want to go about UX design a little differently next year” and this is why. I was creating a false sense of meaning behind individual experiences.


Facebook Wants You To Get Off Your Phone And Be With Your Friends

Facebook is discovering how to most effectively permeate with our social lives. And it’s quickly…


Wasting Real Time In Fake Places

Insight: The real wake up call


What does it take for a video to go viral today? It takes social media, plain and simple. Every week…


Why Content Is More Important Than UI


While both UI and the content are equally important in an app, bad content will always poison the screen, even if the UI is fantastic. Lets look at…

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Design vs Art In One Paragraph

You can’t deny the truth behind this piece, just like good design.


Good design and art are basically as opposite as it can be. Good design, unlike art, is non objective. There is no adding or subtracting from, and still maintaining a good design. Good design conveys it’s function through it’s form, truth. Art is completely…


Their Experience Is Not That Amazing

I was creating a false sense of meaning behind individual experiences.


I recently had a self reflective moment where I said, “I want to go about UX design a little differently next year” and this is why. I was creating a false sense of meaning behind individual experiences.


Credit Card UX And Security

The credit card is designed around the machine, not the user.


It occurred to me this morning when I was paying for coffee that every time I get this card out, I have to look at it and figure out which way to swipe it. Multiple times a day, I’m faced with this challenge. Just to be clear, I’m not complaining about having the ability…


The Universal Symbol For Social Media

The profile is a powerful element on the web these days. Even more powerful to our brains is it’s form.


We Don’t Need Scroll Bars Anymore


This is a brief post on why I have gotten rid of the scroll bar on all of my custom web site themes. Though this currently only works for webkit browsers…


What If You Could Remember Plato’s Cave?

Does fear of the unknown affect us the way we think it does?


How To Design

A beginner’s wisdom


Process

Whatever method you choose should be carried throughout the entire design process. Record this any way you…