Lee Munroe

Product Designer in San Francisco. @leemunroe


Stop Making Me Sign Up

Or at least let me try it first


As product people (designers, developers, makers) we’ve reached a state where we think it’s acceptable to force…


Rapid User Research With Intercom, PowWow And GoToMeeting

I’m a big proponent of talking to users early in the product design process, getting feedback and iterating — aren’t we all? It’s a good way to ensure what you’re designing and making is on the path to being useful and usable.

However many of us, including myself, tend to shy away from actually doing this on a…


Things I’ve Learned About Sending Email

For Web Designers, Developers and Email Marketers

In 2013 I joined Mailgun, an email service acquired by Rackspace. Since joining…


What Is The User Experience?


Recently I was chatting with my colleague, Fred Chung, about the best way to describe the user experience. Fred used a cable provider, which I thought was a…


Stop Making Me Sign Up

Or at least let me try it first


As product people (designers, developers, makers) we’ve reached a state where we think it’s acceptable to force…


Side Projects Are Your Playground


I love side projects.

They let you learn new things, have fun and experiment.