Category: DESIGN DIGESTED


Design, Digested 31

Deadly distractions, designing for modes, the problem with the Metaverse, new dark patterns on Instagram and more.


Design, Digested 30

Design is evolving, correcting designs of the past, why we ignore the obvious, building a more honest internet and why Greta Thunberg doesn’t want you to talk about her.


Design, Digested 29

The last design you’ll ever make, designing for the autistic community, cautionary tales from cryptoland, the problem with Nielsen Norman Group videos and more.


Design, Digested 28

Discover the designers misguided concerns about disabled bodies; the future of accessibility standards; the infinite scroll effect; the influence of 80s cult phemon Max Headroom and more.



Tabula rasa

Stop solving problems in design, drop ’The Lean Startup’, what to do instead of counting clicks, and oral history of Beastie Boys’ artwork, and more.




Imposter syndrome and pockets

This week, I gathered articles that made me see this phenomenon from a different perspective. Time to reframe. And pockets. Women need pockets.



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.


Gender-neutral language

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


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.


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. If you know how to convey your ideas and concepts through sketches, the rest follows.


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.


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.



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.


Fear, AI bias and Enzo Mari legacy

On the design inspiration new instalment: the role of fear in our lives and how it affects decision-making, how bias in AI happens and the legacy of “giant” of Italian design Enzo Mari.


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.


All-women edition

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


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.


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.


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.


Biased AI, social media manipulation

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


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.


Diversity bias

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



Responsive design at 10

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


Design community solidarity

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


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.