Link roundup 25/7/14
Here is what your friendly dxwers have been reading and sharing recently.
- 4 Steps For Combining The Hacker Way With Design Thinking
Forced constraints / separate processes for pinpointing problems and solutions / story boarding the user experience / independence
- How Snow White Helped Airbnb’s Mobile Mission
Using storyboarding to develop a service.
- Drop-downs are the ui of last resort
All too often mobile forms make use of drop-down menus for input when simpler, more appropriate controls would work better. Here’s a few alternatives.
- Can a few well chosen words improve inclusivity?
How changing the wording of a job ad increased the number of female applicants.
- What’s the design process at GDS?
“We’re making a Thing, not pictures of a Thing.“