💥Design Brief #106: Design Systems, Expectations vs Reality in Product Design, Live Notifications in iOS, Android vs iOS Design, Design That Converts

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Dawid Woźniak

Aug 9, 2018 • 4 min read
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Welcome to the 106th edition of Design Brief – our weekly selection of news and tips from the design world.

Six Lessons Learned by Creating a Design System at a Fast-moving Start-up

Oscar is a health insurance startup that builds digital tools for a wide range of users. In order to design experiences for different target groups in parallel, the Oscar team started working on Anatomy, their new design system. Check out what they’ve learned during a two-year journey of building the system. Read more

Product Design: Expectations vs Reality

The article entails some on-point illustrations of the mistakes designers make and the expectations they have when designing digital products. It’s a good read on how to find the right balance between user research, current trends, and the goals you want to achieve with the product. Keep these tips in mind to make your product close to ideal. Read more

Redesigning Siri and Adding Multitasking Features to iOS

Kévin Eugène, a UI and UX Designer, took the challenge of designing a concept that would bring multitasking to mobile. He discovered an issue with current notifications on iOS devices. Their limitation is that it lacks ways of keeping users updated about things that are happening right now. In response to to this problem he created iOS Mogi: Live Notifications for iOS. Read more

Differences Between Designing Native iOS Apps and Native Android Apps

To create the best native app design, you should bear in mind the differences between the iOS and Android platforms. These platforms differ not only in terms of what native applications look like but also in terms of the structure and flow. Keeping these differences in mind will help you provide the best user experience through native application design. What are they? Read more

Can a Simple Design Hack Save the Comments Section?

Despite the ubiquity of social media, the failure of many commenters to read past the headline, and many other factors, people still comment on online news articles. And comment sections are still filled with trolling and offensive content. Major journalism sites take three approaches to this problem: moderation, obfuscation, and elimination. Is there another way around it? Read more

How to Design a Checkout Process That Generates High Conversion Rates

Ecommerce websites live and die by their conversions. If your website visitors aren’t converting, your store site won’t make money, as simple as that. However, the issue might not be in your products, but a poorly designed checkout experience. This guide will help you create a design that converts. Read more

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