Product Design

Macchiato No. 29 // A Shot of UX with a Dollop of Graphic Design

2015 was a year full of incredible design work and technological improvements. Cheers to it! Let’s take a look at what design holds for us in 2016.


  • What will be the biggest design trends in 2016? Some predictions include a stronger focus on testing and quantitative data, the encryption Streisand effect, touch-free input, and increasing use of gestures.
  • No radical changes on the horizon for web design in 2016. Like always, some trends will grow and others will fade away. Here’s what Forbes predicts: Top Web Design Trends To Watch In 2016.
  • is a simple tool to generate names for use in designs and mockups. Made by Thom.
  • Using a checklist to trace your progress throughout the design process can help you stay focused: research plan, explore, communicate, create, give feedback, finalize, delight, and analyze. Here’s a neat checklist to reference: UX Project Checklist.



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