6 Great books for Design Managers, SDM students and product design graduates

Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products In Hooked, Nir Eyal reveals how successful companies create products people can’t put down – and how you can too Winner of best Marketing book in 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards 2014 Why do some products capture our attention while others flop? What makes us engage with certain things out of sheer habit? Is there an underlying pattern to how … Continue reading 6 Great books for Design Managers, SDM students and product design graduates

What is design management and how do you plan your career once you’re 3-4 years into a UX design career?

Design management is basically understanding the business side of design which includes things like investment of time and money on project, quality of resources, materials, marketing budget, technology, platform etc and its ROI (return on investment) Once you know how to design an app ( UI/UX part of it), finding how to build it, market it, make money from it and grow it using design … Continue reading What is design management and how do you plan your career once you’re 3-4 years into a UX design career?

Should I join some coaching Institute for the CEED/NID/NIFT entrance exam preparation or do self study ?

Its upto you, actually there is no need, coaching institutes are not encouraged by design colleges like NID/NIFT and IITs. Specially when there are so many online resources available these days, you can prepare for free and use that money to buy stationery, tools and good books. here are the materials you need to start preparing https://akshaykhandalkar.wordpress.com/2017/05/17/stuff-to-buy-for-design-exams-preparation/ Here is a youtube channel to help you … Continue reading Should I join some coaching Institute for the CEED/NID/NIFT entrance exam preparation or do self study ?

How is the ISDI Parsons Mumbai as a design institute?

The institution is founded by Radha Kapoor, 31 year old daughter of yes bank MD, in 2013. She also runs other start ups apart from this design school. Now the question is, are you ok with spending 10+ lacs on a college /STARTUP run by a 31 year old? in a campus that looks like a corporate office in an expensive business capital like Mumbai. … Continue reading How is the ISDI Parsons Mumbai as a design institute?

What is the best way to get started with UI (user interface) design?

Ui is basically graphic design for digital products so i would suggest you to read best books on graphic design and simultaneously practice on photoshop and other tools to learn hands on skills. Go step by step and dont jump directly to youtube tutorials, learn the basics first from some good authors and industry leaders like Michael Beirut and create a daily practice schedule for … Continue reading What is the best way to get started with UI (user interface) design?