Atomic Object is thrilled to be a sponsor of the 2023 UX Y’All Conference. Our design team is excited to convene there and learn from others!
Design systems are valuable for creating consistency and structure in the design process, but they can be limiting if relied on too heavily.
Starting a new initiative? Use Story Mapping to do some design thinking, and create a detailed understanding of the user’s experience.
"Better software" is software that makes our users' lives just a little easier. If it doesn't meet that goal, it's useless. Sometimes worse than useless.
As designers, we can help seniors by creating interfaces that compliment their age. Seniors want something simple, stylish, and personalized to their needs.
Design starts when there's a problem to solve. That's the designer's "broken test." After designing a solution, she does user testing to make sure it passes.
Research your users so you understand what they want and how they feel. Then develop scenarios to describe the real life situations they're in.
Using mechanical-age objects to represent technical concepts can be very useful, but it can also be limiting.
I often use “Big D Design” to distinguish Strategy and Process from the Tangible, where I often use “Visual Design” to describe the craft.