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Sacha Greif

Sacha Greif

Creator at Sidebar Joined about 4 years ago via an invitation from Allan G. Sacha has invited Jeff Escalante, Adam Howell, Moiz Syed, Kevin Suttle, Alex Boerstler and 2 others

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  • Posted to Design Sprints Are Snake Oil, in reply to cliff nowicki , Mar 15, 2017

    Whoops, my bad for not properly reading the post.

    0 points
  • Posted to Design Sprints Are Snake Oil, Mar 14, 2017

    I'm really skeptical of any new heavily marketed design paradigm, so I thought this was a good alternative take on design sprints.

    And really, I was already doing "design sprints" years ago in my freelancer days. It's just that in those days we used to call them “what do you mean, you want it done for next week??!"

    11 points
  • Posted to A site for bullshitfree design articles, in reply to Rakesh K , Mar 10, 2017

    Yeah, maybe I should remove the self-imposed 5 a day rule and be more picky… Something to think about for the next version.

    1 point
  • Posted to A site for bullshitfree design articles, Mar 10, 2017

    So basically http://sidebar.io but without the "5 links a day" angle and sponsored links?

    2 points
  • Posted to What is Design?, in reply to Mischa Nachtigal , Mar 09, 2017

    If I'm completely honest, I thought the video was too tame. You have to try really hard if you want to out-pretentious some of the actual designers we have around…

    11 points
  • Posted to "UX! We've got UX! Get your UX here!", Mar 06, 2017

    I think at this point I have no idea what "UX" is even supposed to mean anymore, it's just become another empty buzzword that popups and call-to-actions yell at me while I'm trying to read…

    14 points
  • Posted to User Research is Overrated, Feb 19, 2017

    It was part of our UX/Product Design package: 2–6 weeks of up-front user research.

    I think one of the big divides people don't talk about enough in the design world is the difference between design agencies, who are always looking for new methodologies and angles to sell to their customers, and in-house design teams or individual freelancers, who usually just need to Get Stuff Done.

    It's kind of funny reading about fast-moving, don't-overthink-it "design sprints" promoted as some kind of breakthrough, when that's just how most small companies and startup operate out of necessity and lack of resources anyway…

    5 points
  • Posted to New Logo and Identity for City of Boston, Feb 13, 2017

    The website is especially nice: https://www.boston.gov/

    1 point
  • Posted to Mark Simonson Introduces Proxima Soft, Feb 08, 2017

    This is a new version of Proxima Nova Soft: http://www.marksimonson.com/fonts/view/proxima-nova-soft

    0 points
  • Posted to Best Design Systems Built in Sketch, Feb 06, 2017

    The "style guide" category on Sidebar has a lot of good info: http://sidebar.io/?cat=style-guide

    1 point
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