Snackbars in UX - When and How Many?

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

Native font stack vs Custom fonts.

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...

How to Conduct a Heuristic Evaluation

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. ...

How to translate UX research in Product Design

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

How I Manage Design Projects

Managing freelance projects can sometimes be challenging. But it doesn’t have to be. As long as you have a process that you can streamline...

Creating a Design Library in Sketch

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...

My Top UX/UI Design Tools in 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 is important

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...

Creating User Personas

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

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

What to expect when working with a freelancer remotely

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...

Avoiding Dark UX

What is dark ux and how do we avoid dark ux? Only drug dealers and tech companies call their customers ‘users’. And rightly so. ...

When to build with Wordpress

WordPress is a popular content management system – but why WordPress? I started out creating sites using Geocities, then hardcoded (no Content Management System),...

UX Tools & Techniques and When to Use Them

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

Log in vs Sign in - Which is Better?

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