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  • The future of agents as NPCs in Product Design

    The future of agents as NPCs in Product Design

    With AI, there is potential for productivity tools to become as detailed and immersive as gaming environments. Can product designers learn from game design? Image created using DALL•E Jensen Huang, the CEO of NVIDIA, has been visionary in leveraging AI to revolutionize gaming. During a Q&A session at Computex 2024, he talked about how advancements in compute […]

  • Design System Typography

    Design System Typography

    How to craft a tokenised typography system for your design system. Continue reading on UX Collective » This is one trip you’ll want to take. The web has gotten flat, boring, and transactional. So, if you’re like me, you’re ready for what’s next. And yeah, AI is great so far — I’m at a point where pretty much […]

  • To persuade your team to look past quick wins, you need to understand the funnel

    To persuade your team to look past quick wins, you need to understand the funnel

    How RICE prioritization and Funnel Analysis can help you re-prioritize design problems Continue reading on UX Collective » An animated illustration of Master Chief and the Arbiter taking a joyride in their Warthog and bonding together. Credit: Trip Carroll The importance of building close relationships within your team. As a middle school student in the early 2000s, […]

  • What Config 2024 taught me about design’s next golden age

    What Config 2024 taught me about design’s next golden age

    What will it take for designers not just to survive but thrive in an era of AI disruption? Figma CEO Dylan Field delivers a keynote address at Config 2024 (credits: Abdus Salam) I stepped into the jam-packed Moscone Center at Config 2024, eager to glean insights from the design world’s brightest minds. As design leaders from […]

  • Intuitively explained: what changed with AI today?

    Intuitively explained: what changed with AI today?

    The evolution of why today’s AI is different and its design implications. Continue reading on UX Collective » How you portray yourself is as important as your work. A bunch of Ideal Designer Profiles created by ChatGPT. I’ve worked in something that looks like User Experience for years. Early on, we had to be flexible in what […]

  • What’s your Ideal Designer Profile?

    What’s your Ideal Designer Profile?

    How you portray yourself is as important as your work. A bunch of Ideal Designer Profiles created by ChatGPT. I’ve worked in something that looks like User Experience for years. Early on, we had to be flexible in what we designed because you took work where you got it, and there just weren’t that many of us. Because […]

  • When and why to create a Product Glossary for your team

    When and why to create a Product Glossary for your team

    Improve internal communication and make your innovations easier to use and understand. “The world we see is defined and given meaning by the words we choose.”— Wittgenstein This article describes the process of creating and developing a robust glossary for tech companies, with the ultimate goal of maintaining content consistency across all communication channels. We […]

  • I was shocked when I cancelled my Loom membership—here’s why

    I was shocked when I cancelled my Loom membership—here’s why

    How to reduce subscription churn (the right way). I cancelled my Loom membership yesterday. And I was shocked. Pleasantly shocked. Shocked at how easy and pleasant it was to cancel. Which is rare. I’m so used to the guilt-tripping, shaming cancellation messaging of ‘are we breaking up’, ‘we’ll miss you’. Businesses pretending to care. As well as the frustrating […]

  • Accessible form validation from scratch — preparing for validation

    Accessible form validation from scratch — preparing for validation

    Part 3: Help text, instructions, required fields, and validation containers Continue reading on UX Collective » Weekly curated resources for designers — thinkers and makers. “There are many out there, but these five folks are having tough conversations with the government, big tech, and other technologists. They are bringing to light the issues that are starting to unfold […]

  • Accessible form validation from scratch — preparing for validation

    Accessible form validation from scratch — preparing for validation

    Part 3: Help text, instructions, required fields, and validation containers Continue reading on UX Collective » Weekly curated resources for designers — thinkers and makers. “There are many out there, but these five folks are having tough conversations with the government, big tech, and other technologists. They are bringing to light the issues that are starting to unfold […]

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