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Why Designers Collect

How you go about educating yourself as a designer is a highly personal affair. But if you want to improve constantly, there are some things you can’t do without. Mostly, this means practicing an awful lot, and knowing how to take in all the stuff you see around you, and turn it into something that is original, beautiful and effective. I will explain how collecting design elements helps designers do these things, and improve their skills.

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What Does It Take to Be a User Experience Designer?

This is a Usabilla guest-post by Niko Nyman

I love good products. I love a kitchen knife that is perfectly balanced, I love it when someone transforms a product category by taking a fresh look at the process – the old way of doing things – and making it easier for everyone involved, I love a car so cleverly designed it has a light underneath the door to show me where I put my foot when getting out, I love a web app that draws me in without blocking my flow with four-step registration and a five-minute tutorial video, and I love great service from companies who empower staff to overcome customers’ problems. I love products with a great user experience, whether physical, digital or service-based.

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