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Issue #105 — 14 Dec '16

Our Product Design Process

The experience design team at Perform Group share their product design process. From Kick Off right through to Analysis, the team makes sure to establish what the steps are and why they do it.

TAKE A LOOK

The Future of Design in Startups | 2016 Survey Results

Curious about how startups see design? Venture capital firm NEAs survey results are in. Appreciation for design is predictably high, but what about the perceived impact of design on the dominating startup priorities like sales, engagement and retention?

CATCH UP

Sketching interface design animations

Eva-Lotta Lamm shares three very handy layers of great interface design animation sketches in this interview with Val Head. Learn how exploring triggers, actions and quality in your sketches can help the lights go on.

SHARPEN YOUR PENCILS

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Is great writing more art or science? Writing with your heart and editing with your head is how to craft writing that’s both authentic and informative, explains Dropbox’s John Saito.
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Running productive design critiques

“To stay on the right track you need to really understand the problem you’re trying to fix and constantly get feedback from the people you’re designing for. But even if you’re talking to them it’s easy to get stuck designing on your own.”
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Sketch Sessions: Make Friends and Design Better

Ever tried encouraging your team to work alone, together? Mike Brand has been running successful Sketch Sessions at AppNexus to help generate ideas. Through his experience he’s put together a short guide on introducing your team to Sketch Sessions.

GET SKETCHING

Mobile is eating the world 

In this presentation Benedict Evans reviews the technology landscape and how we’ve shifted from the PC to the smartphone as our core personal device. With a world increasingly more smartphone savvy, what can we build as we stand on the shoulders of giants?

BRING YOUR APPETITE

Best Practices for Cards

How to use cards effectively to increase the user experience of your design solution.

READ ON MEDIUM

LEVEL UP IN ATOMIC

Advanced Motion Control

Gain fine control over your transitions with Advanced Motion Control – stagger your transitions, set delays and individual easings on interactive elements.

TRY IT – FREE

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