Until recently, mocking up website copy in existing websites meant digging through <divs> and other markup to make changes, but this little bookmarklet makes the whole process much easier.
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I returned from the two day Adobe Symposium in Sydney only hours ago so I thought it’d be a good time to recall my experience while it’s fresh in my memory. This was my first time attending the Symposium and I enjoyed the quick trip.
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A question that sometimes pops up in design interviews is ‘which designers inspire you?’. I enjoy answering the question but find myself reflecting on my answer after I’ve left the interview.
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I was messenging a designer friend recently and he earnestly asked if he can include projects that never went live in his portfolio. The short answer is yes (in my humble opinion), but I’d like to unpack my reasons why you should showcase unshipped work and what to do if a project gets canned.
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My reading list of design articles seems to get bigger and bigger every year. The articles are a great way to stay on top of industry trends and happenings, although you often have to sift through your inbox to find the real gems.
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If you’re a designer, you might be asked to conduct an expert review of a website or application to find usability issues or opportunities to improve the experience. Stakeholders will want to see evidence to support your review, so I thought I’d share a quick and dirty method of calculating a usability score.
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Transience can be a handy principle when applied tastefully in user experience design, as it follows a philosophical concept and natural pattern people already inherently understand – nothing lasts forever.
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Earlier this year I completed a 12 week online certificate course in psychology offered by the University of Toronto. Here are some of the highlights and takeaways that I found can be applied to user experience design.
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Anyone working in a software project team understands how stressful it can be preparing for the go-live date. I thought I’d use this post to describe first-hand some of the challenges I’ve faced working within a project team under tight deadlines.
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It’s always interesting when a major player like Google enters any digital realm as they’ll inevitably shake things up. Optimize is the tech giant’s A/B split testing and conversion rate optimisation platform, which is already being heralded as a game changer for design testing.
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