💥Design Brief #96: Profiting from a Design System, Designing UX for Blockchain, Zomato Design System, Airbnb Redesign, Pastel Story and AI Education
Welcome to the 96th edition of Design Brief – our weekly selection of news and tips from the design world.
Making Profit from a Design System
Over the past few years, the complexity and time costs of creating a UI kit or an Inspirational kit have significantly decreased. The author shares his experience on the process of creating a digital product for UI marketplaces and describes the main development stages for creating a decent resource for sale. See how you can make use of design system perks to create a UI kit for sale. Read more
Designing Better Experiences for Blockchain (And Everything Else)
Good design is achieved as a result of conscious, collective decisions to avoid personal bias, eschew anecdotes, and employ genuine care for how people will react to the choices we make for them. Get some advice from Jamie Skella, a Co-Founder at Horizon State, with over 20 years of experience designing interfaces, experiences, and businesses, on the principles that underpin the design and development of user-centred products. Read more
Developing the Zomato Design System
One of the major problems Zomato was faced during its exponential growth was that a lot of pages, products, features, and components were not in sync with each other in terms of UI and UX. Therefore in mid-2017, the company decided to recreate the Zomato Design System so that it could grow and scale organically with new products over time. How did the process go? Read more
How to Design an App for User Goals (by Example of Airbnb)
In this article Ivan Braun, UX designer and the founder of Icons8, wants to apply his skills to the redesign of the home screen of the Airbnb app to improve the overall user experience offered to visitors when they travel. What are the key takeaways from this analysis? What changes and potential improvements does he propose? Read more
How Pastel Found its first 25 customers
An insightful story about Pastel, a website feedback tool that helps designers and developers collaborate on live websites, about their journey to get the first 25 customers. In the year or so since they’ve launched, they’ve tried a myriad of ways of connecting to those types of customers. Here is a list of 16 methods, along with the outcomes and lessons they’ve learned. Read more
Growing up with AI: How can families play and learn with their new smart toys and companions?
Providing kids with tools and access to AI education will create a generation of people who are not simply passive consumers of this technology but, rather, active creators and shapers of its future. Cognimates is an AI education platform and one of those places where kids are provided with a unique library of tools and activities to learn with technology. How does it work? Read more