Working from home?
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Working from home?

With the recent outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the Seattle area, many large and small tech companies have asked employees to work from home. If that includes you, but you’re not accustomed to working from home, it can be a real challenge. Here are a few tips for a successful work-at-home day: Maintain regular hours … Continue reading

Industry reading
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Industry reading

It’s a new year, and as always, there’s lots to learn. We’ve put together some interesting reads specific to our industry. Grab a cuppa and settle in! 7 Simple ways to get better results from Ethnographic research Diversity matters. Read up on why it’s so important to discover who your users really are and the … Continue reading

Office icons refreshed
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Office icons refreshed

In a recent article in Medium written by head of Microsoft Office design, Jon Friedman, he revealed how the newest version of icons were evolved to support the changing environment of design. The article states, “… design teams across the company came together as a collective to develop design guidelines that encourage individuality while creating … Continue reading

Reduce your holiday waste
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Reduce your holiday waste

At Allovus, we believe in being responsible stewards of the environment. There’s so much waste during the holidays—from wrapping paper to uneaten food to dried up Christmas trees. When we saw the newsletter sent from our local waste disposal company with tips on how to reduce holiday waste, we thought we’d share the information with … Continue reading

Receiving feedback well
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Receiving feedback well

Receiving honest feedback can sometimes be a bitter pill to swallow. Have you ever gotten feedback or an evaluation from a project manager or art director that made you feel defensive or angry? Recently, the Allovus business team had a training session with consultant Jen O’Hare of TIAMAT Leadership on how to receive feedback well. … Continue reading

Grab bag
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Grab bag

Reach into the design grab bag to discover a few helpful tips! Design better forms UX Collective In this article by UX Collective, you’ll learn common mistakes designers make when creating forms and how to fix them. Learn the dos and don’ts for designing columns, label placement, check boxes, and more. Click here to read … Continue reading