I enjoy listening to music together with my friends, It’s a special experience. But since the pandemic began, we had to isolate. So we had to find other ways to listen. There were a lot of options but none was exactly what we expected and the UX was not easy or comfortable.
As a UX designer, I took responsibility and sought out to change this. Spotify is the best app to listen to music so I thought how would it be if a group sharing feature existed in it. …
I prefer to be organized. Even though it always falls apart, having a routine makes me feel like I am in control of that day, especially in recent times, when I hardly realize what day it is. So I thought reminders will help me in these ‘unprecedented times’.
So the curious me started thinking, why. It’s supposed to work. I get notifications, but I don’t feel ‘reminded’ at all. So instead of blaming me for being lazy, I dug deeper.
I am a multidisciplinary designer, interested in various facets of design and especially Typography. So whenever I see a misaligned, unevenly spaced text or just bad typeface, there comes this ‘spidey sense’ feeling, and I immediately correct it in my mind. Obviously, Many designers have this ability, It’s what makes them what they are.
So, when I started learning User Experience Design, This ability also tagged along, making me question all the experiences around me. But Nowadays most of our experiences are confined to the smartphone. …
I’ll rephrase the heading, I have made Google Snapseed better for me.
Any photographer, or just a leisure instagram person who takes pictures knows what Google Snapseed it, a highly versatile mobile photo editing app. I have been using it for around 4 years
And being both a Mobile and DSLR photographer, I heavily rely upon the application. So when I started learning User Experience and it’s nuances, I felt the need to re-design some applications. So I categorised my redesigns in three levels,
Type 1 — Minor UI changes and small features added.
Type 2 — Major features added…
The answer to this starts in 2015, when Facebook was still widely being used in my community. At that time, Instagram had a 3D vintage icon and was termed as a app for wannabe photographers, food bloggers and artists.
It slowly developed into a better inclusive application which slowly overtook its parent Facebook. Then came the stories which even though was“inspired” from Snapchat, was a resounding success when linked with the already existing framework of the app.
A while ago, IGTV was introduced, Somewhat nestled into the app, which I guess is no more for just bloggers, or creatives but…
An Architecture Graduate aspiring to learn User Experience. Also freelancing part time as an Illustrator and Photographer.