Things we've been reading
The Designers Guide to Git
This guide will walk you through basic concepts in Git with some hands-on action at the end.
In Search of the Ultimate User Experience
Secret Escapes: Powerful Design, Driven on Data
How does one use data to optimise design?
Material Design Awards 2016
Recognising best-in-class designs from around the community.
7 User Experience & Usability Statistics You Must Know
"Security is a still a significant fear for most users" - I've seen an upturn in conversion rate when promoting 'security measures' throughout checkout progress.
My Top 20 Favorite Business & Entrepreneurial Quotes
"I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that don't work." - Thomas Edison
Must-Read Psychology Books to Make Your Marketing Irresistible
'Thinking, Fast and Slow' is a great read.
Why Technical Writers are Driving the Customer Experience Bus
We've been experimenting with these at Box UK.
Experience Design for Windows 95
Really interesting read.
Tools that have interested us
Free reverse-designing tool. Simply enter a site’s URL in the top search menu, and you will see the exact HEX values. You’re even able to download the colors in a PDF format. Brilliant.
Videos we've been watching
3-D Technology Offers Clues to How Egypt’s Pyramids Were Built | Nat Geo Live
Combining computer science, 3-D data, and the latest technology to help decode how and why the pyramids were built. Brilliant.
Podcasts we've been listening to
When Research is Dangerous: a Chat with Julie Stanford
Julie Stanford, founder of Sliced Bread Design, and talks about how to avoid playing Whack-A-Mole when researching and designing products.