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Contextual help, change management image.
February 9, 2024

In the realm of user experience (UX) design, the dynamic interplay between contextual help and change management is a critical consideration. While UX contextual...

Why design systems fail.
November 28, 2023

We all know the benefits of building a design system.  It creates consistency within the design team, enables easy handoff to the development team...

Zeplin vs Figma for design to development.
November 3, 2023

Zeplin is a design delivery tool that allows product designers to publish files in a format that developers can understand.  This includes CSS styles...

ai influence on design careers
July 14, 2023

In the rapidly evolving technological landscape of today, artificial intelligence (AI) has emerged as a transformative force revolutionizing numerous industries. Among the domains significantly...

January 19, 2023

If you’re looking to create an SVG with a path rather than a group of shapes, this post it for you. Why would you...

January 12, 2023

Accessibility in design is the practice of making sure that products, services, and environments can be used by as many people as possible, regardless...

Snackbar Stacking example.
August 25, 2022

Snackbars are designed to provide brief messages about app processes in software.  They are critical for notifying users of actions they are required to...

July 12, 2021

In this post I’ll dive into native fonts vs custom fonts.  What the difference is and the pros and cons with each. Fonts have...

UX heuristics - Recover from errors.
February 1, 2021

Definition: Heuristic can be defined as an approach to problem solving or self-discovery that is sufficient for reaching an intermediate short term goal or approximation. ...

UX design ideas.
December 26, 2020

Designing a user friendly solution can be difficult as you navigate your way through remote workshops, ux research and testing. So how do you...

Creating a design library in Sketch.
November 30, 2020

How do you create a design library in sketch? The term design system is synonymous with design/component libraries. They shouldn’t be – design libraries...

Design tools.
May 23, 2020

The UX/UI design space has seen some massive changes in the last 10 years. I cringe to see anyone try and design a digital...

why branding matter.
December 16, 2019

Are you guilty of thinking Branding, design and logos were things that you created because it’s what businesses needed to sell themselves. My degree...

UX personas.
October 10, 2019

Just like marketers have a target audience, UX designers have personas which are essentially descriptions of users, based on research. When I came across...

How to give designers feedback.
April 9, 2019

Giving your designer feedback is one of the key steps to delivering the best result for your project.  But how to do you give...

Remote freelancer Australia Tania Richardson.
December 10, 2018

If you’re thinking about working with a freelancer remotely, I’m about to show you how you to do it effectively and why it’s better...

UX tools and when to use them.
September 9, 2018

One of the challenges that a lot of people in the UX space tend to come across is choosing which UX tool or methodology...

Freelance UX/UI Designer Tania Richardson.
August 25, 2018

Trying to decide whether to use the terminology ‘Log In’ vs ‘Sign In’. With user experience consistency is key, and whichever you decide to...

Reducing Design Debt.
May 25, 2018

Do you have design debt? Design Debt is the idea that the more inconsistencies you have in your website app or branding, the more...

Conducting contextual research for a better ux.
January 9, 2018

Why should you conduct contextual research? As a UX designer and even a business owner, it’s too easy to sit behind a desk in...

Style Guide Sketch.
December 6, 2017

Style guides are essentially rules that you as a ‘UI designer’ use to create consistency within the design and development team. So how do...

How to solve complex UX problems.
August 17, 2017

Solving a complex UX problem. What I’d love to be able to tell those who are thinking of designing or are in a redesign...

My number 1 UX tool.
March 10, 2017

User Experience is a term that gets thrown around a lot these days as the solution to your website conversion problems.  In this blog...

NZ Freebie Vector.
February 17, 2017

If you’re after a vector map of New Zealand that outlines the regions of New Zealand, feel free to download this FREE file.  I’ll...

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