Writing

I'm interested in writing about design, productivity, and self-development.
Take a look at some of my recent articles.

UX Design? UI Design? Product Design? What’s the Difference?

Choose the right career path for yourself.
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UI design explained

In 3 minutes. Simple and easy.
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UI kits and design systems for Figma

10+ free Figma component libraries for your next project.
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What is UX design

UX (user experience) design is explained in 2 minutes - simple & easy way.
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Why companies don’t hire junior designer

7 reasons why companies prefer senior designers over juniors & 2 tips to overcome them.
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Introduction to Figma for beginners

Figma 101 for beginners.
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How to develop an eye for great design

In order to develop our design skills, it's important that we develop an eye for great design. Here's how.
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How to create a YouTube thumbnail in Procreate on iPad

An easy, step by step design tutorial.
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Why I left YouTube

A personal story about courage and vulnerability.
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How to change careers in your 30s, 40s, 50s

It’s hard enough to get a job when you’re qualified and experienced, but what if you are changing careers?
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Accordion UX best practice

When and how to use accordions in design. Advantages and disadvantages.
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How to answer: the 5 most common interview questions

Free cheatsheet and tips for your next design interview.
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Pros and cons of being a designer at an agency vs. in-house

Insights of what it feels like working in-house vs at an agency. The article also brings light to the concept of 'utilisation'.
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How to create YouTube thumbnails using Procreate & iPad

Step by step tutorial to design thumbnails.
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Perfectionism

How to let go of perfectionism as a designer
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Is authenticity overrated?

An article about authenticity vs professionalism
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How to create a wireframe

A beginner guide to get started with wireframing: low to high fidelity, Crazy4 and Crazy8.
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How to wireframe

Video about how to get started with wireframing.
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How to become a UX designer

A guide how to get started in UX product design in 2021 (or in any year).
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Too late to get into UX design?

Read and watch me talk about how the UX industry has evolved since I started & what we can expect in the future in user experience design.
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How to deal with rejection at design interviews

Rejection happens to everyone. Don’t let it define you as a designer or make you feel you’re not good enough.
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Whiteboard design challenge

WDC - as part of the design interview process and how you can master it.
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How to change careers

Practical tips on how to change careers (I have done it too).
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How to set and achieve goals

Some people set goals in a new year, but setting and start achieving goals can start anytime in a year.
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7 steps to becoming a better designer

How to get better at design...and any profession you want to do.
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