“Confusion and clutter are failures of design, not attributes of information” – Edward Tufte
People throw around the term dataoverload all the time to describe a problem in a product. On the surface, this seems pretty direct. Users have trouble sorting through the data presented to them and routinely make bad decisions. Designers look at the UI, see how much data users are faced with and immediately declare that there was too much data for users to make the correct choice. Read more
While I had almost a decade of experience and lots of good examples in my portfolio, I was struggling to get job offers. When I did get feedback about my interviews, I generally got the same comment: “We are looking for someone with better visual design skills.” Read more
Design has a long and rich history. Humanity has been creating and ‘designing’ tools/products/systems for people since before we were able to record it.
Design as we have come to think of it started to take hold in the early 1900s, and has grown by leaps and bounds since then. Many people, systems, and events have shaped us and have helped us grow as a practice. Read more
Design is hard. We put a lot of effort into coming up with concepts.
We work diligently to identify user goals and support them in the product. We create animations that help guide and inform our users. We design in little touches to add delight for our users. We put our heart and soul into our work. Read more