This week, Chris and Jon talk about why good writing skills are essential for doing good design. Obviously other things are important too, but writing is just one of those ‘core skills’ every designer must have. Stay tuned to this episode!

Also, here’s a link to the spreadsheet to check the length of your UI text in different languages! (It’s a Google Doc)


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At long last, here’s episode 51! Yaaaaaayyyyyy!!! This week, Chris and Jon discuss production design and how we transition from the big idea to an implemented product. This is where the rubber meets the road, and you don’t want to miss this important episode!

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It’s episode 50 everybody! Woo! We made it! Thanks to everyone for supporting us! But what would be even cooler is if you left us a message… 😀

This week, Chris and Jon talk about why companies STILL don’t get design, and try to figure out some ways that we can all solve this big problem together. Stay tuned for a monumental episode!


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How do you create an MVP that doesn’t suck?

This week’s show came to us from one of the listeners. They asked:

How to define the MVP? How picky do we have to be after the devs implement the design? Where is the line?

Have you ever had to make an MVP before?

Jonathan and Chris dive in and share their own successes and failures, as well as their advice on how to work with engineers after you deliver a project.


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This week, Chris and Jon have a discussion about form vs. function and created a new word: “Formunction”!!! But is it better to emphasize form or function? Can you achieve both? Listen and find out!

Here’s a link to Tobias Van Schneider’s blog post that we talked about: http://www.vanschneider.com/beauty-vs-function/

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This week on the Design Review: we discuss the principle of No UI and whether or not the best interface really is no interface.

Golden Krishna, now a designer at Google, wrote a short essay (and subsequently a book) on this topic, though he admits that it was inspired by other stuff written by pioneers like Don Norman and Mark Weiser of Xerox PARC.

Here’s the link:
https://www.cooper.com/journal/2012/08/the-best-interface-is-no-interface

Scott Berkun, author and speaker on creativity, philosophy, and culture, wrote a rebuttal to the whole No UI movement. Here’s a link:
http://scottberkun.com/2013/the-no-ui-debate-is-rubbish/


This week’s episode was sponsored by Designer Cameron Wheeler!

Cameron is a User Experience Lead and Front-End Developer at Cisco Systems. He’s currently working on Cisco Entrepreneurs in Residence, a program that helps startups get a platform to build long-term strategic relationships & business outcomes with Cisco. You can find him and his work at HeyCameron.com or HeyCameron on twitter.

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We’re a little late with this show, but Chris and Jon are back in the studio to discuss A/B testing! We break down what it is, why it’s important, and even go over some of the common myths about it. So stay tuned to another great episode!

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This week Chris and Jon talk about the “Power User”! Chris thinks is all BS, and wrote a post about it. But we discuss more about this topic on the show! Stay tuned!

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This week Chris and Jon answer some listener questions on taking a product to market and then later, how to deal with monetization. Stay tuned!

Thanks to Joanna and Leander for submitting questions this week!

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This week, Chris and Jon talk about the difficulty of dealing with cognitive load. Burdening users with many options or complex navigation systems can increase the amount of cognitive load. Reducing this burden can make your product easier to use! Keep listening for more tips on dealing with this tricky problem!

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