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Reading: Design for Real Life

I recently read the book called Design for Real Life, and I wanted to share some of the notes that I wrote down while reading the book. Advocates for designing for the most vulnerable, distracted, and stressed-out users. If you make things for people at their worst, they’ll work that much better when people are […]

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Figma Plugin: Fast copy

There’s seemingly no limit to the number of wonderful plugins that are already out there for Figma. It’s inspiring but also humbling because it meant that I probably have nothing else to add to that infinitely growing list. It seems that every plugin idea that I can think of already exists in some form. As […]

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Extending the Workbench

The other week, I had some time to look into Figma Plugins during β€œHack Days” at work. Since I’m familiar with both frontend and design, I thought it would be a good chance for me to take a step back from my day-to-day priorities and work on a hack days project that involves the two disciplines. I […]

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Tiny Animations

Back in 2015, I had a bit of a fascination with loading animations. If you’re not familiar, these are animations that you see whenever you wait for content to load on a website or an app. They’re meant to show progress or to distract you from all the waiting. Anyway, there was a couple of […]

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A Day of Data

I figured that since I work for a privacy company, I should try and increase my own awareness of where my personal data goes. I wanted to try and figure out which companies and organizations have, in one way or another, somehow received and processed and stored my personal information. Of course, this isn’t an […]

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Redesigning a form

One of the projects that I’ve worked on recently is the redesign of a fairly simple form. All it did was gather feedback from people who wanted to report a broken website from within the DuckDuckGo browser extension. So what you would do was that you’d click on the “Report Broken Website” button on the […]

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Building a tiny device lab

I do most of my testing on platforms like BrowserStack. It works super wellβ€”having access to a ton of devices and browsers have been useful in finding bugs and ironing out some of the kinks that inevitably come up. Unfortunately, I’ve found it to be a bit lacking when I’m trying to test the “feel” […]