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PRODUCT DESIGN LESSON

So a Design System is not a deliverable, but a set of deliverables. It will evolve constantly with the product, the tools, and the new technologies.

Icon Library

Icons are visual symbols used to represent ideas, objects, or actions. They communicate messages at a glance, afford interactivity, and draw attention to important information. Icon Library is a dedicated library allowing you to group all your icons. … With its icon-tailored features, the Icon Library allows you to upload SVG format icons and then later attach the PNG, EPS, TIFF, JPG formats and preview them on different backgrounds — also transparent ones.

Design Token

This…


CASE STUDY

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The Qutab Minar Complex, Delhi, India. It is counted amongst the monuments and archaeological sites of national importance, representing the remains of ancient habitation and culture. It a UNESCO World Heritage Site,

Problem most Indian heritage sites face.

  • The lack of good maps, inaccurate information, stories made up by local guides and tout defaced plaques/plates bad basic infrastructure. These often welcomes tourists to most Indian heritage sites. Much of Delhi’s history is in crowded complexes that have numerous buildings as dynasties have built new structures beside and over older ones. But lack of proper information is just making them hollow monuments.
  • The years of erosion, damage…


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UX LESSON

In my first few studies, there was this strong curiosity to find something out. I didn’t think much about it since it’s good to have curiosity right? After all, I am researching to uncover new things. The problem is that I end up with a lot of bias.

When I was conducting the interviews, it almost felt like I already knew my user’s problems and how to solve them. I was only waiting to hear some of the words that would make my research complete. …


ABOUT ME

Hi, my name is Disha. It means “the direction” in Hindi. (Hindi is one of the languages spoken in India)

I thrive on learning and reciprocating new. Love simple thoughtful designs for product and services which lead to clutter-free living.

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For me, design and technology is the foremost eco — friendly solution for future thinking.

I enjoy writing about design, technology, and mindfulness.

You can find my writing on LinkedIn, Medium, and Tweet at the.dishagarg.

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READ PARTY

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1. Donald Norman


SEARCH LESSON

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Google stated in November that Core Web Vitals would become a ranking signal in May 2021. The sooner you prepare, the better the chance of improving your organic search traffic.

Web Vitals is a landmark announcement from Google that enables you to peak into their top-secret ranking algorithm to see how they measure your site for one of their key website quality indicators: User Experience.

What are Core Web Vitals

Core Web Vitals, focus on site speed, is Google’s attempt at rounding out its customer experience metrics — seven metrics in all.

The first three are Core Web Vitals:

1. Loading

Focuses on the Largest Contentful Paint (LCP) — the time it takes for…


PRODUCT DESIGN LESSON

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Creative Thinking is a session that helps generate innovative ideas. It’s one of many methods of ideation the process of coming up with new ideas and it’s core to the design thinking process.

Let's have a look at these techniques and how we can use them.

Brain Writing

Brain Writing is an important brainstorming technique. This approach helps improve focus and organization. The general principle of this technique is to separate idea generation from the discussion.

Brain Writing is a quiet activity giving chance to its participants more time to think independently, which is a welcome change to the introverts in the…


WATCH PARTY

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https://design-milk.com/abstract-art-design-demystifies-design/

Abstract: The Art of Design

Abstract: The Art of Design is a Netflix original documentary series highlight artists in the field of design. The document series is created by former Wired editor-in-chief Scott Dadich.

Released on Netflix on February 10, 2017, the first season profiled illustrator Christoph Niemann, Nike shoe designer Tinker Hatfield, stage designer Es Devlin, architect Bjarke Ingels, automotive designer Ralph Gilles, graphic designer Paula Scher, photographer Platon, and interior designer Ilse Crawford.

In 2019, Netflix announced the second season, which was released on September 25, 2019.


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ABOUT FOOD

Coriander is a spice produced from the round, tan-colored seeds of the coriander plant (Coriandrum sativum), which is a member of the parsley family.

The word coriander can be used to describe the entire plant: leaves, stems, seeds, and all.

Coriander is often used in Spanish, Mexican, Latin, and Indian cuisine.

The coriander leaves taste refreshing, tart, and citrusy. Coriander seeds are the plant’s dried fruit, which can be used whole or ground. Its flavor is earthy, tart, and sweet with a floral aroma that releases when toasted.

Its stems are tender, flavorful, and most importantly edible. Chop them up…


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UX LESSON

Design review is a meeting where the designer shows the team one or more solutions for a challenge. In this meeting, the team gives feedback and agrees on the solution. This meeting helps to have a shared understanding of the solution.

We need a design review to show our team how we think is the best way to solve the problem or another design challenge.

DISHA GARG

Thrive on learning and reciprocating new. Writes about Design, Technology and Mindfulness.

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