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The purpose of placebo buttons

Do pedestrian buttons work? Some of them don’t: they’re called placebo buttons. Read about their purpose. Continue readingThe purpose of placebo buttons

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Dark patterns in user interfaces

As the line between encouraging people to use a product and tricking them is thinner than ever, I share a compelling article about dark patterns in UI to help you recognise them. Continue readingDark patterns in user interfaces

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Undoing toxic dogmatism; designing less; be more effective

Design, Digested #15 Undoing the toxic dogmatism of digital design How do we start to dismantle and rebuild a system that disempowers and excludes…Continue readingUndoing toxic dogmatism; designing less; be more effective

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How the Instagram navigation became convoluted

With the introduction of significant layout changes – the tabs Reel and Shop – the Instagram navigation became convoluted. Let’s briefly explore how.Continue readingHow the Instagram navigation became convoluted

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Design, Digested #13: 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…Continue readingDesign, Digested #13: fear, AI bias and Enzo Mari legacy

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Design, Digested #12: social media content moderation issues and complicated products

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…Continue readingDesign, Digested #12: social media content moderation issues and complicated products