Diogenes Brito

A craftsman of order and clarity. Product Designer @SlackHQ (slack.com). Formerly a designer and engineer @Squarespace, UX @LinkedIn. http://uxdiogenes.com


What I Learned About Design at Squarespace

3 Lessons from two years at a startup in New York.


As I began to clear out my desk that last week at Squarespace…


Identity Crisis: Designer Job Titles

Or, what the hell do you actually do?


One of the fun things about conferences is getting to hear how dozens of people like…


The Three Laws of Interaction Design

Design Rules to Live By

TL;DR

  1. A computer shall not harm your work or, through inaction, allow your work to come…

What I Learned About Design at Squarespace

3 Lessons from two years at a startup in New York.


As I began to clear out my desk that last week at Squarespace…

Publications edited by Diogenes Brito

Reading and food for thought for mindful product designers.


Design Process Phase 0: Acceptance

 


(This post was originally published on uxdiogenes.com)


iOS7: What Have We Learned?


As is always the case after the World Wide Developer’s Conference, the internet has been abuzz with talk about Apple and its new goodies. In design spheres most…


Designers, Developers, And Unicorns, Oh My!

Reflections After Hitting The Hacker News Home Page


A couple of weeks ago I published an article about how design


Design Is A Moving Target


“The statute of limitations on problem solutions is short”
— Don Koberg and Jim Bagnall, The Universal Traveler

Know Your Words: Why Reading Is The Absolute Best Thing A Designer Can Do


One of the most important things you need to do as a designer is read about your craft. Read about the…


Fear Of The Blank Page


Creation is a deeply personal process. The work you put out into the world represents you, and so creation is the act making yourself vulnerable. It means exposing…


On Being A Designer And A Developer: Not Quite Unicorn Rare


Ever since I started teaching at the New York Code and Design Academy, I have been thinking about the core qualities of a…