Uncanny, unpredictable, and unique, this television sitcom is full of Golden Globe winning parallels to UX.

The Rose family (Alexis, Johnny, Moira, David) pose in front of their new home in Schitt’s Creek, the Rosebud Motel.
The Rose family (Alexis, Johnny, Moira, David) pose in front of their new home in Schitt’s Creek, the Rosebud Motel.
Image by CBC on Schitt’s Creek official Instagram


Voices of UX

Use these lockdown-inspired strategies to create digestible user experiences that don’t box users in.

A small dachshund puppy peers out from the confines of a large cardboard box.
A small dachshund puppy peers out from the confines of a large cardboard box.
Photo by Erda Estremera on Unsplash


Voices of UX

When I was asked to script my first UX research session, I was terrified. Until I realized scripts for the stage and test screen aren’t as different as they seem.

A person writes notes on freestanding papers next to a presumably full notebook. On the same table, a cup of espresso sits.
A person writes notes on freestanding papers next to a presumably full notebook. On the same table, a cup of espresso sits.
Photo by Green Chameleon on Unsplash


Case study: UX content

Road signs inspired a viral Vine — let’s explore how they can inspire us to write sharper microcopy, too.

Two road signs stacked on one another indicate a speed limit of 15 miles per hour around a corner. The only copy that accompanies the arrow icon is “Slow” and “15 MPH.”
Two road signs stacked on one another indicate a speed limit of 15 miles per hour around a corner. The only copy that accompanies the arrow icon is “Slow” and “15 MPH.”
Photo by Joshua Hoehne on Unsplash


Let’s leverage content design best practices to elevate how we communicate and collaborate in any context.

A desk hosts a keyboard, mouse, and watch. Two hands hover over the keyboard, mid-type.
A desk hosts a keyboard, mouse, and watch. Two hands hover over the keyboard, mid-type.
Photo by Damian Zaleski on Unsplash


Voices of UX

Streamline your lists and elevate your productivity with these microcopy-inspired practices.

A clean hardwood workspace features an open laptop, coffee, phone, and to-do list with a pen resting neatly beside it.
A clean hardwood workspace features an open laptop, coffee, phone, and to-do list with a pen resting neatly beside it.
Photo by Andrew Neel on Unsplash


Repeating big ticket keywords in our own writing boosts SEO, but at a cost.

An open dictionary sits on a wooden table
An open dictionary sits on a wooden table
Photo by Pisit Heng on Unsplash


Voices of UX

Red Hat’s UXD team has been designing, developing, and collaborating from home during a global pandemic. Here’s how they make it work.

Scrabble letters on a table. They spell out “Work from home.”
Scrabble letters on a table. They spell out “Work from home.”
Photo by Nelly Antoniadou on Unsplash


Voices of UX

Meet Mary Jiang, one of Red Hat’s remote summer interns.

A cute sketch Mary used in one of her presentations shows her wearing a Red Hat fedora next to doodles of her team members.
A cute sketch Mary used in one of her presentations shows her wearing a Red Hat fedora next to doodles of her team members.
Image by Mary Jiang, from her end-of-summer presentation

Alana Fialkoff

Writer, yogi, word nerd. UX Writer with Red Hat.

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