Hey Design!

I will not get into the schematics of Hey as an email as service or Hey as an email client (as Nathan Baschez has dug it deeply), or the unit economics, or the business model. I am following Jason fried for their blog for a long time now, I saw it moving from medium to their own hosted domain. I used Basecamp ten years …

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Product Content Strategy—For the SaaS Pricing Page

Content strategy is challenging for any organization. For a product company, getting started to connect the dots within the digital footprints of an organization, and then translate that energy into a content canvas can be an even bigger challenge. I first read about product content strategy by the folks at Shopify (an example, another example), and later at Facebook (example), and Intercom (example). The authors here talk …

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Content Mockups for UX Writing

Earlier this year, I sent a paper proposal to a couple of international conferences to present on this topic — Content Mockups. But either the conference is postponed or it is canceled, so I plan to talk about it briefly in this post. I am using the term Content Mockups in my work since the year 2012. Words in Context UX Writing makes …

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Join Me: An Hour on Zoom

In these uncertain times, we are sure to see some impact on our work. The leaders have been encouraging and we all need to be prepared for the new streams in our work. I am hosting a series of one-hour Zoom meetings to discuss our work. Series 1: The Ninety Percent in Design 02 and 09 April 2020, 07:00 PM …

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Love All or D F N P T H

Last week, I had an eye infection and I went to a specialist for my eye investigation. As I had anticipated and fairly enough, I saw a Snellen Chart and soon I was reading different sets of characters, by using different power eye-lens. (Reading: Eye Charts) Selecting a specific set of characters must have some science. However for a minute, …

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A Conversational Quick Reference to—What is UX Design

This week, I am doing a bit of an experiment as you get some control on what you want to read for specific parts in the post. This conversational writing experience is provided by Typeform. I am not too sure if this is the best use case to leverage the real power of conversational authoring experience but talking about UX design should be a …

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Designing for Trust. Speaking on The World Interaction Design Day 2019

While working as a consultant with growing product teams worldwide in the last ten years, “designing for scalability” has been my constant coffee table message. To validate a startup idea, to ensure that the message is marketable, the product is sale-able, and that business is scaleable, I channelize my energies to design products that really inspire trust. Right now if …

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Pixel-Assured before Pixel-Perfect

Designers are hooked to design pixel-perfect layouts. In last twenty years, I have seen design teams investing in PSD to HTML, and later to a variety of libraries, extensions, and tools to ensure that designs are pixel perfect. Ironically, in every product team where I am involved after the development starts, I have a hundred percent record of getting a …

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8Knorks — Design around Dinner, in Chandigarh

8Knorks is a dinner table where eight voices combine and rise to discuss the future of design, and its impact on the people for whom we design, around their stories, their success, and their constraints. The table is set in the beautiful Chandigarh, on 12 July. A Friday evening. Windy. Say it Loud Does your current work engagement give you a chance to …

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