Monthly Archives: April 2010

Gut Instincts

Much is said about education, experience and domain knowledge when discussing the potential quality of a design.  If the designer has the right degrees, a solid cross-section of experience and deep industry knowledge the assumption is that the design will … Continue reading

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Building the UX Dream Team

More than a few have written on how to build the ideal User Experience design team. Those articles have typically focused on the titles, skillsets and passions of the folks you put on that team. However, one key piece is … Continue reading

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The Case for a Designer in Residence

Design is one of the key differentiators in the success of a start-up. It’s been exemplified in success stories like Mint.com, Gilt Group’s end-to-end aesthetic and experience and even larger successes such as Facebook’s clean and constrained interface trouncing MySpace’s … Continue reading

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