Writing

My thoughts about (product) design, side-projects and whatever else interests me at the moment.

Being tool-agnostic

Why it's beneficial to always experiment with new & different tools

June 29, 2021

What I learned from building Untools

Lessons from building a side-project on my own

March 14, 2021

Balancing input and reflection for the best thinking

Consume high quality ideas and thoughts. Then give your mind enough space to reflect in solitude.

June 23, 2020

Lessons from 6 years of designing in agencies

Key lessons about working with clients, improving essential skills to thrive in agencies and more.

May 14, 2020

How habits and anxieties keep people from using your product

Habits and anxieties play an important role in product adoption. Learning about your users' jobs-to-be-done will help you address that.

April 02, 2020

Becoming a maker

Coding skills enable me to see more opportunities and be a self-starter

March 17, 2020

Prototype with live data: Include developers & get better results

Why is using live data beneficial and how to go about this unconventional way of prototyping

March 10, 2020

Deep work in practice

My personal setup for deep work and some practical tips for getting more of it

February 18, 2020

Why I’m learning to code

And how design tools of tomorrow are taking us away from pixel-pushing.

February 07, 2020

What I learned as a designer by building an app

Reflecting on lessons from building an iOS app.

January 09, 2020

Getting good design feedback

Several ways of how designers can better request and receive feedback.

January 03, 2020

On being a good designer

Good designers create value for the users, for the business and also for the community.

November 23, 2019