October 12, 2017No Comments

Overcome frustration and learn how to articulate your design solutions

It took me a few years to realize that I should improve the way I articulate ideas and avoid pointless arguments that only frustrated me as a designer in a corporate environment.

As an introvert, I always have troubles communicating my thoughts in a clear way to others. So whenever I had meeting with stakeholders, my mind would go blank, searching for the right thing to say to support the point I wanted to convey.

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September 24, 2017No Comments

Designers Reading List #2 – Cognitive bias cheat sheet, Free mockups and more

The internet can easily be overwhelming, thus finding good reads online can be a hard task, waste of valuable time, and distracting. In this bi-weekly series of posts I will try to help filtering and pick the best ui ux design related articles that inspired or interested me during the week.

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September 24, 2017No Comments

Designers Reading List #1 – Writing for UI, Milton Glaser and More

The internet can easily be overwhelming, thus finding good reads online can be a hard task,  waste of valuable time, and distracting. In this bi-weekly series of posts I will try to help filtering and pick the best ui ux design related articles that inspired or interested me during the week.

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September 24, 2017No Comments

Lifelong Learning Journey

Last year, not so long after I’ve celebrated my 34 years old birthday, I’ve decided to do something I’ve planned to do 10 years before that. I’ve made the decision to pursue my bachelor degree in art and design. You see, sometimes life takes you to places you never thought you’ll end up at. My original plan was to travel from my home town in Israel to Asia for two months, and then come back to study design. But that never happened, and instead, I’ve found myself living and working as a ui ux designer in Bangkok Thailand.

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September 24, 2017No Comments

Favorite Sketch App Plugins for UI / UX Designers

Ever since Sketch app has been released (Now in its 40.3 version), it's been rapidly embraced by the large community of ui designers and ux designers all over the world. It’s brilliant concept created a better alternative for tools that were never really dedicated to handle such tasks of designing for screens. In the days before that, the good old Macromedia Fireworks which later on acquired by Adobe and became one of the Creative Suite products was our best choice and provided some of the best features that were really ahead of their time. But then Adobe has decided to kill this product, creating a void without providing a decent replacement.

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September 24, 2017No Comments

10 Books Every UI/ UX Designer Should Include in Their Library

A long weekend is approaching here at Thailand and as I plan to stay around Bangkok area and spend some time reading, I thought it should be a good opportunity to go back and reflect on some of the greatest ux design books that inspired me as a designer. I like to keep my reading list as diverse as possible as I believe that inspiration could potentially come from anywhere and not just from design related books, so expect to encounter a few of those as well while you continue reading.

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September 24, 2017No Comments

El Lissitzky in the Light of the Modernist Movement

El (Lazar Markovich) Lissitzky (1890–1941) was a Russian avant-garde artist and polymath who left behind him a profound impact on the world of art and design. His revolutionary and radical notions of visual concepts were considered a breakthrough and helped to shape graphic design as we know it today. This essay will explore Lissitzky’s works and will consider the place and function of them in the history of art and design within the context of Modernism theories.

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