Designers are great at producing visual artifacts. We create mockups, images, code and all sorts of other material to document our solutions. Fortunately, there is a better way. Designers can create in-depth, documented case studies of their work. The best ones clarify the complex choices designers have to make and explain their thinking behind UX and visual decisions.
Maps Redesign Case Study
Case study: Mr Porter — Product Card Redesign on Behance
Are you wondering what this process looks like up close? Keep reading to find out:. Redesign refers to the changes made to visual identification or architecture of a product. The goal is to make it more updated, functional, and in-line with the most recent trends. When other apps introduce solutions that improve performance and intuitiveness, users get used to them very quickly. The most efficient way to approach redesign would usually be to work on user interface and user experience simultaneously.
Snapchat: Failed Redesign
Sometimes custom product design projects come with strings attached. In one recent case, a manufacturer of industrial controls found that the "strings" binding them to a previous design and assembly partner had become unbearable. The original concept had been simple, align with a company offering design and manufacturing and cut design cost by agreeing to a single source agreement. The problem was that the customer didn't own its electronics design. And, over time that translated to higher costs for engineering changes and manufacturing.
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