September 2018 Inside Design Articles

  • Bringing motion into design systems

    Bringing motion into design systems

    Sep 28, 2018 — Some design teams have embraced the integration of motion into their design systems, while others are focused on more static components like color, typography, and buttons. Many public design systems have inspired many designers to move toward designing in a more structured way. Let’s see if they do the same with motion design.
  • How user research guided our design for an AI assistant

    How user research guided our design for an AI assistant

    Sep 28, 2018 — Designing an AI assistant is a huge project. Even with the popularity of Alexa, Google Assistant and Siri, there’s still ambiguity about how to build this type of technology. The good news is that the human-centered design process is made to help you handle ambiguity. If you follow an in-depth research process, you can uncover solutions for any problem.
  • Ruth Frank of Pitney Bowes on why you should ask more questions

    Ruth Frank of Pitney Bowes on why you should ask more questions

    Sep 27, 2018 — Pitney Bowes’ VP for Client and User Experience navigates the dramatic changes that come with moving things from Point A to Point B.
  • Form: A free wireframe kit from InVision

    Form: A free wireframe kit from InVision

    Sep 27, 2018 — Meet Form, an intuitive wireframe kit that will help you hit the ground running with your next design project. Get […]
  • Welcome to Inside Design

    Welcome to Inside Design

    Sep 26, 2018 — InVision believes in beautiful, functional design, a well-optimized user experience, high-quality content, and a great reading experience. These are cornerstones that support our belief that design is everywhere and that the details really matter. Welcome to the new InVision blog, Inside Design.
  • Who’s a UX writer?

    Who’s a UX writer?

    Sep 26, 2018 — It’s not a content strategist. It’s not a microcopy writer. Meet the UX writer who’s going to turn your design into an experience.
  • 5 myths about design sprints

    5 myths about design sprints

    Sep 25, 2018 — Design sprints have received a lot of attention the past couple of years, but there’s some misinformation out there too. Here are some of the biggest myths about design sprints we’ve heard.
  • How to be a better boss by Silicon Valley’s top CEO coach

    How to be a better boss by Silicon Valley’s top CEO coach

    Sep 24, 2018 — Kim Scott, author of bestseller Radical Candor, shares wisdom from years as a sought-after CEO consultant that will help you become a better manager.
  • The evolution of UX research at the Wall Street Journal

    The evolution of UX research at the Wall Street Journal

    Sep 24, 2018 — We talked to Bonnie Jarvie of the Wall Street Journal about how technology has changed the way she works and her experiences leading a UX research team.
  • Making the leap from UX designer to UX/UI designer

    Making the leap from UX designer to UX/UI designer

    Sep 20, 2018 — More and more UX designers are finding that employers expect them to have UI design skills.
  • How to explain product design to anyone

    How to explain product design to anyone

    Sep 20, 2018 — If design is about solving problems, think of the product designer as the captain that steers the ship toward finding the best solution for customers. She has a big picture view of the entire process, from defining real user problems to tracking success metrics – Visit to learn more about product design.
  • How SaaS company LogMeIn prioritizes design

    How SaaS company LogMeIn prioritizes design

    Sep 19, 2018 — As they say, when you hit design rock bottom, there’s nowhere to go but up. This is SaaS company LogMeIn’s story of design reprioritization—and success.
  • Get inspired with these 10 testimonial page examples

    Get inspired with these 10 testimonial page examples

    Sep 19, 2018 — Once you’ve gathered a list of testimonials, you need to decide how to display them. Do you use videos? Do you feature images or just copy? What’s the best way to organize testimonials so potential customers can find ones that resonate? If you need inspiration, here’s 10 of our favorite testimonial examples.
  • 5 best practices when you’re designing for developers

    5 best practices when you’re designing for developers

    Sep 18, 2018 — While developers may be considered power users, the process to design for them is as important as with any other type of user.
  • Lessons from design leaders: Nurturing the designer-dev pair

    Lessons from design leaders: Nurturing the designer-dev pair

    Sep 18, 2018 — Designer-developer pairing is a beneficial tool for product development. But how do you create—and nurture—a meaningful designer-developer relationship?
  • Enterprise Design Sprints: Even big orgs can be nimble

    Enterprise Design Sprints: Even big orgs can be nimble

    Sep 18, 2018 — Using techniques to explore problems and test solutions quickly, design sprints provide the essential framework to creatively answer the critical business questions facing companies of any size.
  • Career-change inspiration: Breaking into UX design

    Career-change inspiration: Breaking into UX design

    Sep 14, 2018 — CareerFoundry’s CEO Raffaela Rein shares stories from successful online bootcamp graduates who used InVision to learn UX design.
  • How to build your very own Mars rover

    How to build your very own Mars rover

    Sep 13, 2018 — Out-of-this-world news from NASA.
  • Introducing the new InVision blog: Inside Design

    Introducing the new InVision blog: Inside Design

    Sep 13, 2018 — Beautiful, functional design and a well-optimized user experience—two of our favorite things in the world. That’s why we’re always working to make your reading experience the best it can be. With all of that in mind, we’re excited to introduce the new InVision blog: Inside Design.
  • UI/UX spotlight: 5 apps from Latin America

    UI/UX spotlight: 5 apps from Latin America

    Sep 11, 2018 — UruIT’s Claudia Samico put together a list of apps that show off some of the great UI/UX work coming from Latin America, where there’s a design scene that can’t be ignored.
  • Make stakeholders love you

    Make stakeholders love you

    Sep 10, 2018 — Like it or not, your project’s stakeholders are what stand between you and great success. Patrick Stafford’s got tips for how to make them love you, every time.
  • Societe Generale’s Morgane Peng on collaboration, constraints, and chaos

    Societe Generale’s Morgane Peng on collaboration, constraints, and chaos

    Sep 6, 2018 — Societe Generale’s Morgane Peng on low-fi prototyping, fostering diversity, and what UX designers can learn from designing video games.
  • How UX research will up your mobile app design game

    How UX research will up your mobile app design game

    Sep 6, 2018 — What’s design without research? Let Bill Wilson, Founder and CEO at MindSea, explain the value of UX research in the mobile app design process.
  • Atlassian’s low-cost way of testing product designs

    Atlassian’s low-cost way of testing product designs

    Sep 5, 2018 — It’s way faster than a whiteboard, closes the gap between designers and product managers, and helps get engineering involved early.
  • 7 cryptocurrency app interface designs for your inspiration

    7 cryptocurrency app interface designs for your inspiration

    Sep 5, 2018 — We might not all be Bitcoin billionaires (at least not yet), but everyone can appreciate a beautiful way to look at cryptocurrency.
  • Recap: Best practices for designer-developer communication

    Recap: Best practices for designer-developer communication

    Sep 4, 2018 — In a recent Fireside Chat, InVision’s Aarron Walter talked to Pivotal Labs’ Mayra Vega and Skyscanner’s James Ferguson about how they encourage effective communication between designers and developers.
  • 5 tips for better microinteractions in InVision Studio

    5 tips for better microinteractions in InVision Studio

    Sep 4, 2018 — Greg from LearnUX.io teaches us how to create amazing microinteractions. This is just a preview of all the good to come in his upcoming InVision Studio course.
  • Lessons from neuroscience: How to design for urgency

    Lessons from neuroscience: How to design for urgency

    Sep 4, 2018 — This is your brain on design. Tomas Laurinavicius explains why users leave, and how to get them to stay–based on neuroscience.