Our three grid search results view has been a pillar of the Depop experience. So when it came to giving it a new look, we knew we needed to tread carefully.

Product designers know that change is difficult. Users know this too — if you’re a long-time user of an app or a website, you’ll be familiar with the frustration of adapting to a new feature or design. But at the same time, change is how we move things forward. And at Depop, we knew that it was time to look at one particular aspect of our app — the search results view.

What is the search results view?

This is the page you see when you type a word into the search bar and press go. For many Depop users, this page is a really important…

Recently, I joined the Depop team after taking a year away from product design to work as a developer. Whilst I knew I’d grown as a designer in learning to code, I was nervous to present my designs again. What if 12 months is all it takes to regress to my junior days?

Sometimes, all of us seem like a fraud. In case you’re not familiar, or want a reminder of the definition of impostor syndrome:

Impostor syndrome (also known as impostor phenomenon, impostorism, fraud syndrome or the impostor experience) is a psychological pattern in which an individual doubts their…

Bethany Hall

Product Designer at @depop. Occasionally draws comics at @bethanyhalldraws. www.bmhall.co.uk

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