There are some great products/ideas/rules/techniques which we don’t know about in the beginning of our career and it really helps if someone can tell us about the right things at the right time. there are thing we explore/discover/realise during our journey and wish if we had that knowledge earlier in life and we would have done something much better in our career and lives. So … Continue reading Educational tools and toys for designers
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
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?
This is all about overall buying, delivery n return experience and not just web or mobile. Best example for 1st case is FLIPKART Flipkart actually tricks customers by reducing prices and increasing delivery charges. best example for 2nd case is AMAZON Continue reading What are examples of good UI with bad UX and bad UI with good UX?
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 ?
For me life at NID was a big time eye-opener. there were thousands of “Achha aisa bhi hota hai duniya main” moments. few things you will understand and most things you will wonder, so it will be full of ” why, why, why not” and less of “OK”. Overall, a curious and sensitive mind will always enjoy because NID never forces anything on you. The … Continue reading How is life at NID?
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?