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Ideas

The best ideas come from experience.

In the time we’ve been handling product design and development work (since 2001), we have learned a thing or two. Our Ideas section is a collection of helpful tips, insights and methodologies that you can put to work right away, to make your product or service better.

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The best thing

By Khaiersta Flowers English

The best thing about my new Macbook Pro 15" Retina with Touchbar, is the same thing I struggle with on my iPhone 6. The fingerprint scanner…

A UX Designer’s Review of Paris

By Khaiersta Flowers English

I recently went on a trip to Paris with my husband for our 10th wedding anniversary. It was my first trip without kids, since the first one…

Skipper’s Review: A Product Design Story

By Khaiersta Flowers English

SkippersReview.com is a company located in Fort Lauderdale, FL. They are heavily involved in the marine community and are focused on…

Web Module: A Product Redesign Story

By Khaiersta Flowers English

Canto is a leading providers of Digital Asset Management (DAM) systems worldwide. Their product, Cumulus has over one-million user licenses…

Scutwork.com: A Product Redesign Story

By Khaiersta Flowers English

Scutwork.com was founded in 1999 to offer insider-reviews of medical residency programs across the country. In 2015 Scutwork was acquired…

Should You Build It? Will They Come?

By Khaiersta Flowers English

Have you ever had a problem? One so consistent and annoying you thought: “Others must have this problem too, there must be a product out…

Make your product work for people with these basic heuristic principles and smart software design

By Khaiersta Flowers English

If you have ever conducted a usability study you have probably observed the difference between what people say they will do, and what they…

Adobe Illustrator’s updated export features are a huge time saver!

By Khaiersta Flowers English

As a veteran designer with 15+ years of experience working in Adobe Creative Suite, I could not be more thrilled to learn of the Sketch…

An Open Letter to the Management at Fred Meyer in Ballard, Seattle, WA: My question is, why the…

By Khaiersta Flowers English

You run a popular store that serves a diverse and prosperous community in North Seattle. Your inventory mix and pricing model are unique in…

Design for Good. Not for Free.

By Khaiersta Flowers English

You come to work. You want it to mean something. If you’re a designer like me, you may belong to AIGA. Maybe you’ve seen the ongoing…