Empathize to the people in everything you make

Human centered design is not supposed to be only when we're working on designing app or product but also when we make workshops, courses or even when we support people who affected by pandemic. Ideally we do some research or survey of course, but if it's not (in case that's not about our daily job … Continue reading Empathize to the people in everything you make

The design team competition amongs competitors

When startups have big competitors and it's more than one, they not only focus on the users, they also tend to focus to compete the design team works as well. But not really in negative ways, tho. Could be inspired by each other rather than compete it. However, if there is something new especially on … Continue reading The design team competition amongs competitors

Work as Designer is like buying a house, here’s why…

Below is what it's like to work as a designer at low maturity design level culture organizations. The 'After' is what we have to do with it after bought the house. The more you have experiences, the better to handle it. Make it better without changing the people and leaders because it's impossible, right? (people … Continue reading Work as Designer is like buying a house, here’s why…

Calm app, an anti app and…anti interface design?

Calm, is the 1st App for Meditation and Sleep (they claimed) especially in App Store. Calm also an Apple award winning app and as app of the year by Apple. The Head of Design, Chris Delbuck stated at Invision blog in an interview that they are an anti app which is great. However, I'm actually … Continue reading Calm app, an anti app and…anti interface design?

Being a mother designer at a big tech company

Some people may says, “I salute you.” to me at that time because I’m a mother of two boys. BUT DON’T. It’s sounds too naive. It’s my GUILTY pleasure. What I need more in the back then was just people to understand me and have empathy with my position both as mother designer in a … Continue reading Being a mother designer at a big tech company

Design Ethic in Southeast Asia?

In Southeast asia ‘design ethic’ is still underated topic, until…I’m thinking about eScooter product on Grab that caused many accidents and banned in Sg (or not yet) and now released in Indonesia and already caused deadly accident. I know this is not the fault of designers, tho. I meant not purely the fault of the … Continue reading Design Ethic in Southeast Asia?