Regardless of what the future brings, our problem space is growing every single day. And we need better feedback loops to handle the increasing amount of chaos. I’m pretty sure robots won’t be taking away our jobs.
Sometimes two people have an instant click, and sometimes two people never, ever click. This click often has to do with many factors. Interests, values, and personality play a big part in this though. There are certain personality traits you…
Imagine a fresh draft beer. The bartender, being new at his job, thinks a perfect beer requires making the glass as full as possible. This has resulted in a glass without a frothy head of beer, and there is beer…
Design critiques are a key part of just about every design culture, and one of the few consistent rituals design teams share. Done well, they can leverage the unique superpowers of your team members to raise the collective quality of…
One of the most important principles we follow with user research at Monzo is to focus on what people do and not on what they say.
Typography forms the foundation of a design just as much as colors and components do. As a result, you’ll need to establish patterns for consistent, legible typography early in the process of creating your design system.
Sketch is the king. Right? That’s what I thought until the first developer on Windows came along. Bummer. As you probably already know, there is no Sketch for Windows.
Launched in 2008, SoundCloud is well-known for its unique content and features. As the world’s largest music platform, SoundCloud makes it possible for artists to connect directly with their fans. It is the home of millions of creators and listeners.
Design Ops is a relatively new term, and one I only discovered six months ago. As soon as I heard it, I knew it would be of growing significance to us, our clients, and the wider design community.
Everyone uses them: Green, yellow (or orange), and red. We use them in data visualization, we use them in buttons, we color text and icons with them and put them into alerts.