INNOVATING DESIGN PRACTICE

Effectively applying design to foster innovation.

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Photos by Vladislav Babienko and Isaac Davis on Unsplash. Composited by Author


INNOVATING DESIGN PRACTICE

A framework to kickstart writing stories that help prioritize strategy, direction, product, features…

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INNOVATING DESIGN PRACTICE

Useful information to have about users and their activities when starting to design a feature.

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Photo by Marc-Olivier Jodoin on Unsplash


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INNOVATING DESIGN PRACTICE

How to present your product to receive thoughtful, minimally biased feedback

That is customer education — not how to gather customer feedback.

What is wrong with this approach?


INNOVATING DESIGN PRACTICE

Principles, goals, and heuristics are mostly formed of adjectives. Pick ones that will best evaluate the fitness of your product.

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INNOVATING DESIGN PRACTICE

Designing experiences where ML/AI is helping users decide trivial choices, to socially important issues, to questions of life and death…

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Photo by Vladislav Babienko on Unsplash


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Image by Karl Mochel

INNOVATING DESIGN PRACTICE

Get to the right design out of the multitude of possibilities of a feature list.

  • Users need to deal with a set of THINGS which have a 10+ fields of possible interest including ThingType and…


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Cropped from Selective Focus Photo of Fern Plant by Pratik Gupta via Pexels

INNOVATING DESIGN PRACTICE

Not sure how you want to grow as a designer? Answering these questions can help you decide how to approach growing.

What are you trying to grow?

  • I want to learn an application, style, or artistic or design process — Hard Skills Growth through tutorials, articles, and online classes.


INNOVATING DESIGN PRACTICE

Tools for talking about user engagement while designing.

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Do you have time to spare, sir?


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Various design-related concepts — Image by Author

INNOVATING DESIGN PRACTICE

How design thinking, design goals, design principles, design heuristics, design language, design patterns, design systems, and design execution relate. Oh my!

What is the difference? Why does it matter? When does it matter? Where do I use them? Who cares?

Design Thinking

About

Karl Mochel

User Experience Architect - Design effects every part of life. Life is designed. But design is not life.

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