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Author Archives: Lars Lindahl

Remixing UX – Ideal Times to “Mash Up” the Process

A key trait of a successful UX designer is the ability to think outside of the box. This is especially true behind-the-scenes, where we must navigate through a series of hurdles before a final experience is delivered.  To effectively communicate … Read more

Categories: Experience Design

The Co-Founder of Anima on the Future of the Design to Developer Handoff

Anima is one of the most popular 3rd-party plugins available within Sketch. It allows designers to quickly generate responsive, interactive prototypes from Sketch art boards and then easily share with collaborators. As it stands, Anima can arguably replace other services … Read more

Categories: Experience Design, Visual Design

11 Shortcuts That Help Us Design Great Experiences…Faster

While each project we work on at Cloudberry presents unique challenges, there are certain to-dos which will re-occur more often than not. To efficiently accomplish these known knowns, we rely on a number of apps, plugins, extensions and other time-savers … Read more

Categories: Experience Design, Visual Design

Getting User Feedback – A Crash Course

Your client has just asked for user feedback on a new feature! This is fantastic news; the world is your oyster to go get unfiltered opinions straight from the end user. But then anxiety starts to kick in: Gulp, this … Read more

Categories: Experience Design, Visual Design

Our UX team is helping clean New York’s waters

To stay passionate, grounded and curious, we at Cloudberry assist with projects that empower our community through technology. This summer, we are excited to team with the Billion Oyster Project (BOP), which runs an ambitious effort to restore oysters throughout … Read more

Categories: Cloudberry, Experience Design

Designing With a “Chat-First” Mentality

“Hey Siri, tell us a joke.” “Hey Siri, what is the weather today?” “Hey Siri, do I qualify for life insurance?” With the expansion of voice assistants and chatbots (think Siri, Alexa, and Facebook Messenger add-ons), the exciting Conversational UI … Read more

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In it for the Long Haul: Why Persistent UX Involvement is Key

Full disclaimer: this post was written by a UX designer. Situation: A visual designer receives a set of wireframes and begins to apply the appropriate branding styles. Just as his work is complete, the UX designer sends an updated wireframe … Read more

Categories: Experience Design

Revisiting the System Usability Scale

When testing the usability of the products we design, we’re looking for definitive answers to the various assumptions and hypotheses we have made up to that point. We seek this validation from probable users who confirm whether pieces such as navigation, … Read more

Categories: Experience Design