Curious about product design at Dropbox? Here’s a look at tools we use for solving problems, making decisions, and communicating ideas.
Data analysis, tools and workflow are very helpful to UX designers in a data-driven world, especially for those working on visualizations or data products.
We rebuilt the Dropbox file viewer from the ground up, for the long haul. Here are a few things we learned along the way.
The success message says “Copied to clipboard,” but who doesn’t know what the clipboard is? How much clearer could we make the success message?
Unlike the standard persona, proto-personas are based on the assumptions of the stakeholders, and further checked against actual data. They are a collection of heuristics, market research, and intuition presenting an opportunity to articulate the target audience, their needs, and…
Setting the record straight on some common misconceptions and the nuances of accessibility guidelines.
Color contrast is an important aspect of accessibility. Good contrast makes it easier for people with visual impairments to use products, and helps in imperfect conditions like low-light environments or older screens.
Most people associate the word “design” with “creativity,” so it’s tempting to believe that a successful UI is the result of creative genius. From a holistic perspective, creativity is necessary for innovation. However, from a user’s perspective, creativity just gets…
Design clear interactions instead of clever ones, and users will follow.
Our design system is helping us build the next generation of digital products.