Design Industries

UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 256: The Business of UX Writing with Yael Ben-David

As UX writers, how can we go above and beyond to increase our business impact? Our guest today is Yael Ben-David, and author of The Business of UX Writing. You’ll learn about the top challenges in UX writing, the “five letter” framework, Yael’s writing philosophy, and more.
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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 253: Brand Voice & Tone with Reese Fuller

How do you make sure your product “sounds” on-brand? Our guest today is Reese Fuller, lead writer at Work & Co. You’ll learn what brand voice looks like as a deliverable, the process of developing it, how to approach overhaul projects for mature brands, and more.
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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 251: Retail Branding with Todd Maute

How do you design for a retailer brand that has thousands of products? Our guest today is Todd Maute, partner at CBX. You’ll learn about the structures of the retail branding and retail packaging industries, how a design idea becomes a finished product on the shelf, their advice for designers who want to go into packaging, and more.
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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 248: Mapping Conversations with Rebecca Evanhoe

These days, you can talk with the digital things around you, like voice assistants and chatbots. How are these experiences designed? Our guest today is Rebecca Evanhoe, co-author of Conversations with Things. You’ll learn about the four pillars of conversational design, what prototyping looks like for this field, how to develop a personality for your voice application, and more.
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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 241: Life & Death Design with Katie Swindler

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How can we design effectively for stressful situations, like life and death ones? Our guest today is Katie Swindler, design strategist at Allstate. You’ll learn the role of human intuition in high-stress situations, how to use visuals and sounds in life and death design, what situations warrant special design decisions, and more.
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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 237: UX Writing vs. Content Design with Yuval Keshtcher

 

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Why do UX writers still use different words to describe their own craft? Our guest today is Yuval Keshtcher, founder of UX Writing Hub. You’ll learn how this ecosystem operates, what companies are leading the way with their guides, numerous books and resources to help with UX writing and content design, and more.
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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 224: Service Design with Eleni Stathoulis

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Today we talk about service design, a holistic approach to design that considers all involved stakeholders and processes. Our guest is Eleni Stathoulis, design director at Mad*Pow. You’ll learn about the design artifacts created in service design, how Eleni conducts research, real-world examples of service design in action, and more.
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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 208: Illustration Systems with Pablo Stanley

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Is great illustration a privilege of industry giants? What if every software project could use it freely? Our guest today is Pablo Stanley, iconic illustrator and co-founder at Blush. He shares his take on creativity, illustration systems, his favorite brands, illustration sourcing at Blush, and more. (more…)

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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 203: Designing for Financial Services with Rob Gifford

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Designing for financial apps hides many UX challenges. Is it all about fancy dashboards? How do you balance simplicity and information density?. Our guest today is Rob Gifford, Managing Director of Experience Design at Mad*Pow. He shares his story in the profession, and provides resources, examples, research, and inspiration for anyone looking to delve into financial product design. (more…)

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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 199: Thought-Based Interfaces with Afshin Mehin

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Thought-based technologies might often be a cause for fear, but they are nothing new under the sun. By learning more about these technologies and dismantling negative beliefs, designers may be able to stay ahead of the game by catching glimpses into the future. Our guest today is Afshin Mehin, designer and founder of Woke Studio. We dive into the world of thought-based interfaces where you’ll learn about neurotechnology, robotics design, user psychology, and the fascinating potentials for UX design. (more…)

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