Developing a truly collaborative and responsive design system in Figma

As Visual Designers, User Experience Designers, User Interface Designers, Product Designers, we naturally become comfortable with the tools that we use. My recent experience testing whether I could create a design system library that is fully functional and responsive in a new tool, has made me think differently about prototyping and prompted me to make the switch to Figma from Adobe XD.

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People don’t care about your digital transformation – they just want their $#!T to work!

It might seem like a bold choice to give a talk about how people don’t care about digital transformation at a Digital Transformation Summit, but as an expert in User Research, Esther Stringer knows the importance of ensuring stakeholder buy in and giving users what they really want and need – something that works. This post gives an overview of the talk and its key takeawys.

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Reflecting on UX Scotland 2023

In this post we reflect on this year’s UX Scotland, sharing our key findings and learnings around three core themes: Communities, Culture, and Psychological Safety; Accessibility and Inclusion; AI, Mixed Realities, and the Future of UX.

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Ice breaker exercise instructions: 1 Thing. Go around the table and tell us: 1) Your name. 2) Your role and organisation. 3) what 1 thing Acme Inc could do to improve user experience?

Why a strong icebreaker is the key to a great workshop

Want to facilitate great workshops and establish an even playing field? Then use an icebreaker to start off your session. Though icebreakers are often seen as a cheesy way to start of a meeting or a workshop they are a great tool in your arsenal. That is why they are the only exercise that is guaranteed to start every workshop that we facilitate.

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User experience matters: 3 tips that will improve yours

Understanding the way in which your Customers or users interact with your website is vital. If a user has an average or negative experience when using your website it can have serious implications for your business.

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Kids, work & websites

Judging by our website you wouldn’t know it but we’ve been flat out over the last couple of months. We’ve had babies, deployed several websites and undertaken more consultancy work than we’ve done since starting out in 2006.

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