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September 8, 2023

The UX of Bad News

Crafting compassionate user experiences in difficult situations is essential. Whether through email, web interfaces, or e-banking apps, empathy and clarity are key. Discover how to create interfaces that respect users’ emotions and privacy

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August 30, 2023

How a Designer’s Website Evolves Through Different Stages in Their Career

Just like characters develop in the Naruto series, designers grow in their careers. As they move through different career stages, their personal websites also change

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August 22, 2023

How is building a great product like a fitness journey

Discover the surprising parallels between achieving fitness goals and creating successful products.

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August 9, 2023

Embracing the Design Rollercoaster: From Graphics to Product with a UX Twist

Graphic designers face challenges transitioning, but with learning and collaboration, the creative dots connect. Different, yet similar, these design realms enrich each other, creating a design family reunion.

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May 20, 2022

Creativity is overrated

Creativity is counter-intuitive to designers who set out to re-invent the wheel. There are a bunch of thesis and principles that guide how users interact with the system

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June 24, 2021

10 things I learned conducting a design workshop

50+ aspirants have graduated from this local home-grown design workshop and so far the impact has been phenomenal

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A poorly designed graphic to imitate the style of designs produced by local design shops around Bagbazar area in Kathmandu

May 31, 2021

Is “Bagbazar Design” a real thing?

Bagbazar Design is notorious and you see it everywhere, and slowly it has even creeped its way into social media and digital marketing.

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May 15, 2021

Please take care and stay safe 😷

This is not really a blog post. It’s basically a jot down of things going around in my life and around me.

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A photo of two people wearing LED masks depicting toxicity.

March 20, 2021

5 ways to improve toxic client-designer relationship

I did a lot of recollection of what went wrong with the client and designer relationship, and here are a couple of things I came out of the project with.

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March 10, 2021

How to build a designer CV that doesn’t suck

How do I make a kick-ass CV? What does it take to make that perfect first impression? What is a good CV, and why is the bar even higher for designers?

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December 2, 2020

Staying relevant in times of change

I was suddenly irrelevant. My skills were no longer useful. This really scared me. I really did not see a way I could get back doing what I once did so well.

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October 14, 2020

Things we can learn from an Apple Keynote Event

Apple Event Team, take a bow. You guys are just incredible — even the last three “virtual” events have been nothing but amazing!

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