Kedron Rhodes

Helping leaders innovate by design

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Design is More Than Methods

Can you boil design down to a sequence of methods? Sure, but is it good design?

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The Hidden Power of Design

Design has many uses, but few are more powerful than this gem to catapult ideas forward.

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Talking Human-Centered Design

The beautiful people at Digital Telepathy interviewed yours truly for a UX practitioner series on their industry recognized blog.

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The dangers of empathy

Empathy is having a moment in the UX and leadership lexicon, but it might be holding you back. Couple empathy with this attribute to unlock real potential.

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3 steps to a better critique

Use this simple critique framework to boost moral while driving towards better solutions.

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Design Week at Michigan House

Michigan House hosted a panel on the value of design during Design Week. I chimed in. :)

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Design as a Team Sport

Design is a team sport that takes both designers and developers. Here are 4 practices that will help you leverage the dynamics between designers and developers.

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Simply Flat

Flat design has become the status quo, but why? What are the driving cultural reasons behind this trend and what can we learn from it?

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Familiarity Breeds Simplicity

Elegance lives on a spectrum between simplicity and clarity; as a result, elegance is a moving target. As familiarity grows, elegance drifts.

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Rethinking the Wireframe

Wireframes are fundamentally an alignment and learning tool. Iterating should contribute to both aspects, and when they don't, you might be wasting time.

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