Category: DESIGN DIGESTED

Design, Digested 21: Exploring design cultures

This week, tired of seeing social media-related articles, I'm sharing older ones as an inspiration to follow your own path.


Design, Digested 20: Gender-neutral language

This week: inclusive language, the work of women designers, and the healing power of photography.


Design, Digested 19: What’s wrong with UX (Part 1)

In the first instalment of the Design, Digested series since March, I share with you three reasons why the UX industry is currently broken.


Design, Digested 18: The importance of sketching in UX

I’m sure you’ve encountered many posts about which tool is best for wireframing. Yet, one of UX designers’ most important and basic tool is sketching.


Design, Digested 17: Start designing for inclusion

The following articles and resources are a good start to understand how biases influence our work and what to pay attention to when starting a new project.


Design, Digested 16: Dark patterns in user interfaces

Recently, I read a couple of compelling blog post about dark patterns in user interfaces copy. An essential read to understand what they are, how they’re used to deceive people and how to recognise them.


Design, Digested 15: Undoing toxic dogmatism; designing less

Design, Digested 15. This week we look into the toxic dogmatism of digital design, how to design less, how to be more effective and more.


Design, Digested 14: Elimination of violence against women

The new instalment of the digest is dedicated to the elimination of violence against women. Join the conversation and spread the word.


Design, Digested 13: Fear, AI bias and Enzo Mari legacy

The role of fear in our lives and how it affects decision-making, how AI bias happens and the legacy of giant of Italian design Enzo Mari.


Design, Digested 12: Social media content moderation issues

After a two-month hiatus, the design inspiration series is back with a focus on social media content moderation issues, how products get complicated and how a few companies are redesigning capitalism.


Design, Digested 11: All-women edition

Design inspiration series, all-women edition. Facial recognition technology imbalances, your data is you, benevolent sexism and more.


Design, Digested 10: Inclusive design

On week number 10 of my design inspiration series, I share resources about inclusive design, problematic social media facts, and a great music project.


Design, Digested 9: Facebook can't beat hate

Design inspiration series. Why Facebook can’t beat hate, a safe haven for press freedom, a game to recognise disinformation.


Design, Digested 8: How a website lost community trust

In this inspiration series: a well-known website lost community trust with a redesign that didn’t take into account its users with disabilities.


Design, Digested 7: Biased AI, social media manipulation

Design inspiration series. Biased AI, tricks to overcome smartphone addiction and ten arguments for deleting social media accounts.


Design, Digested 6: Anti-Racism, misogyny of the workforce

Design inspiration series. This week: four anti-racism lessons, Don Norman doesn’t believe in empathic design and working in tech as a woman.


Design, Digested 5: Diversity bias

Design inspiration series. This week: diversity bias in the tech industry; the gender data gap; anti-racism reading list and bad doors.


Design, Digested 4: Black women in UX, foster creativity

Design inspiration series. Black women in UX, how to foster creativity, and the time David Bowie scolded MTV.


Design, Digested 3: Responsive design at 10

Design inspiration series. This week, language and storytelling, usability, mobile approach, responsive design at 10 and more.


Design, Digested 2: Design community solidarity

Design inspiration series. This week: design community solidarity, designing for belonging, equality and diversity, cross-cultural design and more.


Design, Digested 1: Killing Eve set design, and more

First instalment of my design inspiration series. This week: Killing Eve set design, accessibility on social media, bad design vs good design, and more.