Blog & resources

We like to share our learnings, thoughts, opinions and ‘how to’ knowledge on different design related topics.

The role of technology and customer experience in raising investment

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12 Jun 2020

There are lots of considerations when scaling a business – from systems and processes, to financials and technology. And if a company is looking to secure investment to facilitate growth plans, overall attractiveness plays a large role. But what is it that makes your business attractive to potential investors? 

Covid-19 projects, can we help?

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02 Apr 2020

In April we’re offering free 1-hour design consultations for projects about COVID-19 or businesses affected by COVID-19.

UI design systems

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06 Mar 2020

In this blog post I will define these terms and outline how a design system might be beneficial, as well as some of the drawbacks. I will also talk about how important it is to create a system that is customised to your project.

How remote working has made me a better designer

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14 Jan 2020

As designers, and more specifically, digital designers, remote working might not only be feasible but beneficial. Remote working is a growing trend and as a full time designer that works from home, I can see why.

A list of all UX Design conferences in the UK in 2020

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08 Jan 2020

In this post I’d like to point out a list of conferences taking place in the UK.

From UX to UI to development

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13 Dec 2019

In this post I will run through what it takes to go from UX to UI, and finally to development, and I will give some tips that have helped me (as a designer) with these different hand-offs.

It’s okay to not be okay…

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Paula Simmons
08 Oct 2019

It's Mental Health Week, and it's important to look after yourself, embrace who you are and remember it’s okay to not be okay.

Things to keep in mind while doing user interviews

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Gargee Thakkur
24 Sep 2019

As a UX designer, you will likely be involved in conducting user research as it forms a critical part of the UX process. For any upcoming researcher, engaging with people in real-life contexts and settings may seem like a daunting task. This post is aimed to alleviate some of those very concerns.

Multifaceted designers: The overlooked key skills and attitudes of a good designer

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24 Sep 2019

There are many qualities that play a key role in becoming a good designer. These qualities are far from being only technical. A designer must be an innovator, a researcher, a communicator a connoisseur, a mediator, a problem solver and a business thinker.

How UX can help your business grow

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Gargee Thakkur
13 Aug 2019

This article tries to address the fundamental question for the business owners and demonstrates how UX and Business growth go hand in hand.

The business case for hiring a UX Design agency

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10 Mar 2019

As with any business decision, the choice to hire in UX skills ultimately comes down to return on investment. There’s a compelling business case for bringing in a UX agency, not only because the end result is a sleeker site or app that customers love, but also because your budget gets you so much in a short period of time.

Building a UI design system to let your product grow

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30 Aug 2018

One of the problems we regularly encounter when working on large-scale sites or apps is that the user interface (UI) is no longer fit for purpose.