Yen: Design All The Things

It’s obvious as a product designer but not-so-obvious to those who’ve never built a digital application… you have to design EVERYTHING.

Every piece of content and element of the product needs a good taste of design and even the smallest bits and pieces need tender love and care.

What I like to do is to first build some low-fidelity mockups and designs and then add color and polish to get higher-fidelity.

And, as we move toward building it out in production, adding small (yet fun!) embellishments is always an option. 

For instance, why not add a fun gif when you can? Like so:

Why wouldn’t you want something like this in your email confirmation screen?


– john