I’m a UX Designer, a bibliophile, and a lifelong learner. I’m here to write about UX Design, Interaction Design, and HCI.

What it means for the Airbnb and their future, a short introduction

A house near lake side and trees behind the house
A house near lake side and trees behind the house
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By now you might have learnt that Jony Ive and his company LoveFrom has partnered with Airbnb. They are collaborating to design Airbnb products and services. This is an exciting development for Jony fans.

Jony left Apple last year to start LoveFrom to focus on wearables. Since then I was always curious to know what lies ahead for the former Apple Chief Design Officer. Jony had plans to focus on wearables, but nobody must be aware of this surprise move.

Brian Chesky mentioned “the next…


Understand how to walk your stakeholders through the prototypes for an effective UX evaluation

A girl with a backpack walking on the cycle lane on a street busy with cars
A girl with a backpack walking on the cycle lane on a street busy with cars
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Every designer wants to involve users at an early stage in the design process. But this may not possible in many organizational contexts. I have explained it here. And it is even more difficult in remote work. Then, how might we evaluate our prototypes with the stakeholders? Here is how I do it.

Prototyping is a time-tested method for designing solutions and getting feedback early in the process. As a designer, we collectively, along with stakeholders, solve business problems by envisioning solutions…


While we solve business and user problems, we face challenges in work. What are those challenges and tips to overcome them?

A person jumping from one rock on another.
A person jumping from one rock on another.
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Working as a UX designer and leading a project is a rewarding experience. Every project adds value to your portfolio and it teaches you a lot. You will also face challenges with — work, co-workers, processes and so on. You will be able to solve most of the challenges, but some will stress you. These are the challenges that will help you grow as a designer. Here are some of the challenges and my tips on tackling them.

1. Understanding of the domain


My reflection on the process of design and writing and takeaways to understand how knowledge from design can help in writing

A person writing on a piece of paper.
A person writing on a piece of paper.
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When I talk to designer friends, often I suggest them to write articles online. Mostly I hear excuses like they are not good at writing, or they don’t find the time, but that’s wrong. Friends, you can write well and it won’t take much time. With this article, I want to show you how you can use your design skills in writing.

When a client wants us to solve a design problem, we easily apply design process and derive solutions that satisfy the needs of our users. The ultimate solution also makes our users happy and clients too. We use…


On how to gain expertise in a new field

A person painting with a few colorful brushes.
A person painting with a few colorful brushes.
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I am celebrating September on completion of 9 years in IT. I must say it has been a roller coaster ride for me. With this article, I recollect those memories. I believe it will help someone starting their journey in Design and Research.

It was as if yesterday I was placed in an IT company from campus. After I finished my Computer Engineering, I had a brief period to spend quality time with my family at my home. Just within a few months, I joined for training at Gandhinagar in Gujarat. …


How not to fall for plagiarism on the Internet

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A person writing in a notebook. A book, another black notebook, coffee cup, spectacle and macbook keyboard is visible.
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Imagine you spent a month on research and wrote a blog on LinkedIn and you find out someone copied it as their own on Medium or LinkedIn. How will you feel? If you find someone plagiarising, how do you respond? Let’s understand.

Recently I came across a few posts on LinkedIn that were created by somebody else. I didn’t know they were copied. Like most of us, I read those, liked and moved on. But, a couple of designers voiced their posts being plagiarised on LinkedIn, and that’s when I registered the problem.

I tried to investigate if there are…


Here are the attributes that I found essential in any UX designer and will be useful to you.

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An open book with mobile phone on it and some books stacked on the side of laptop keyboard.
Photo by Aleks Dorohovich on Unsplash

User experience design is a lucrative job in the market right now. The best part of user experience design is you can have any educational background be it Design, Engineering, Psychology, Sociology, or any other field still, you can be a user experience designer. Having said that it is important that you possess a few qualities that you make you a designer. Here, I will show you the qualities that I found essential in a designer.

1. Problem solving: Designers are inherent problem solvers. When a client approaches you with a business problem, you should be able to use your…

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