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XD Behind the Design
March 23, 2017 / UX/UI Design

Inside the Minds of a Design Team

Ever wished you could just take a sneak-peek inside their minds? We chat with a product designer, a scrum master and a UX researcher to get the scoop on how they think about project phases, what they love and hate, and some of their typical thoughts at each stage.

Inside the Designer’s Cart: Jing Zhang

Designer Jing Zhang used stock images to pay homage to the work of British-Iranian architect Zaha Hadid.

March 22, 2017 / Creative Cloud

From Designer to CEO: An Interview with Wake Founder Chris Kalani

Great designers — like inspirational leaders — solve real problems. They translate business objectives into the products and features people want to use. It’s an elite group that can take a vision and make it tangible.

XD Workplace Leadership
March 22, 2017 / UX/UI Design

How to Stay Innovative After Acquisition: Insights from the Former COO of Behance

Just over four years ago, William Allen was working as the COO at Behance when Adobe acquired the company. Allen has continued his work at Adobe, now a Senior Director overseeing Behance, 99U and Adobe Portfolio. In the tech world, that kind of commitment to a gig post-acquisition is a rarity, and it’s also a testament to how both companies handled the acquisition and transition. Today, Behance is the leading online platform to showcase and discover creative work.

How Creative Dreams Come True: The 2017 ADAA

The 2017 Adobe Design Achievement Awards have officially kicked off, and whether you’re a creative student, an industry pro, or a seasoned instructor, you’ll want to pay attention to the talent competing for this year’s top prizes.

XD Best Practices
March 22, 2017 / UX/UI Design

Habit-Forming UX: Nir Eyal’s Tips To Keep Users Coming Back For More

It’s become more important than ever to create a ‘habit-forming’ product that gets users to come back on their own, without visual triggers or sound notifications. We talk to Nir Eyal on how to make that happen.