An introduction to design sprints
A design sprint is a framework that facilitates rapid idea creation and solution testing. It's called a sprint since the whole process takes place in just a week...
21 Feb 2020
Using design systems to connect designers and developers
True collaboration at the design and development stage of any project is key to creating strong work. Working harmoniously together, the technical capabilities of the dev...
11 Feb 2020
First off, what is a design system and why is it beneficial to have one? To answer the question, it’s important to understand that it isn’t just a Sketch library. It’s esse...
10 May 2019
How to make a successful hero banner
A hero banner is a large banner prominently placed at the top of a website. It’s the first element users see when visiting a site and will heavily impact their first impres...
04 Apr 2019
How designers and developers can collaborate more effectively
Effective collaboration designers and developers is key to the planning, production, and release of successful work. To bridge the gap between...
25 Mar 2019
The dark art of software design
Imagine that you’re building a house. You have six weeks to build this house, and a fixed amount of money to spend on it. What do you prioritise in the build, and what can...
15 Jan 2019
Design with intention
Before I design anything, the first question I ask myself is, "what's the goal?". Why? I like to define the intent of the design and come up with a...
11 Oct 2018
The importance of web accessibility for the user
As a UX/UI (user experience/user interface) designer, my job is anchored around remembering that the user is at the core of every decision I make....
02 Apr 2018
A day in the life of a… Digital Designer
Our 'A day in the life of...' series covers the ins and outs of what it's like to work across the digital teams at Greenlight.
08 Feb 2018