Design Life

Why teaching will make you a better designer

Imagine a magical space that is always filled with people ready to test out new prototypes. As a designer, every decision you make and every aspect of the experience you bring to the space will have an immediate impact. You can see what works, what doesn’t and hone your ideas into better and better prototypes […]

Designers Must Dream Big

“Let’s move that to version 2.0. “ Designers are used to hearing this and, although our hearts may break over a feature we think users will love, it is with good reason (although debatable) that things get cut back from going into development. Perhaps it’s because of what the client wants to pay for, sometimes […]

Practical Advice for Design Boot Camp

Precisely one year ago I made what would turn out to be the best decision of my short life — I enrolled in General Assembly’s User Experience Immersive bootcamp at their Chicago location. Since then many people have asked about my experience, specifically whether or not it was “worth it.”  While I absolutely loved my […]

OSX Screensavers and Custom Fonts

Our teammate Sonny has recently been upgrading our online world, by building really sweet slackbots. So, when he asked if I wanted to help spruce up our conference rooms with a custom screensaver, I had to get in on it. Sonny had already set up a Swift project to generate our .saver file, and so […]

Dev & Design: A Perfect Pairing (part 2)

If you read the last post by Gigg on design and development teams pairing, you know that here at DevMynd, the developers have it easy. We take a design-focused approach to problem solving, which means a successful product has already been well crafted by our design team long before myself and the development team begin […]