BY SERGIO ORTIZ – DESIGNER @ TOPTAL #Design #IoT #ProductDesign #UIDesign #UXDesign One of the next technological revolutions on the horizon is the emerging platform of the Internet of Things (IoT). The core of its promise is a world where household appliances, cars, trucks, trains, clothes, medical devices and, much more would be connected to … Continue reading "How to Design Delightful Experiences for the Internet of Things"
BY MICHAEL ABEHSERA – LEAD DESIGN BLOG EDITOR @ TOPTAL #ChangeTheWorld #Design #DesigningToys #UIDesign Read the Spanish version of this article translated by Yesica Danderfer It’s natural for designers to want to create apps that will disrupt the world order. Everyone wants to come up with the next big thing. But starting a project with … Continue reading "Don’t Try to Change the World, Design a Toy Instead"
BY MIKLOS PHILIPS – UX DESIGNER @ TOPTAL #Design #EmotionalDesign #FunctionalDesign Designing for customer delight can lead to competitive advantage and growth. “Design is really an act of communication, which means having a deep understanding of the person with whom the designer is communicating.” ― Donald A. Norman, The Design of Everyday Things The reward … Continue reading "Design for Emotion"
BY MICAH BOWERS – FREELANCE DESIGNER @ TOPTAL This evening, when you’ve finished work, you’ll encounter a story. Maybe you’ll seek the story out on television, at the theater, or in a book. Or perhaps the story will find you by way of a friend’s text or a spouse’s rough day. Either way, stories are … Continue reading "Don’t Underestimate the Power of Your Brand Story"
BY KENT MUNDLE – DESIGN EDITOR @ TOPTAL #Communication #DesignCommunication #StrategicDesignThinking What should the role of the designer be in today’s times of complexity, unsurity, and frequent change? What is Strategic Design, and how can it empower the designer beyond traditional practice? Are designers a group of technicians and artists who produce products and artefacts … Continue reading "What Is Strategic Design Thinking and How Can It Empower Designers?"
Business cards are useful in today’s networking scene. But what should a business card include and where can you get them? This blog will discuss what information should be on a business card and some resources you can use to design and make your own. What should be included on your Business Card? … Continue reading "The Art of the Business Card"
Hey All, So we have been a little behind with the content the last couple of weeks. We’re looking to get back with more great content next week. In the meantime, check out this weeks career development roundup. Our first link is a great inspirational story about sticking with something until you reach your goals. … Continue reading "Career Development Roundup – March 31 – April 7"