Jordan Resendes
Jordan Resendes
September 8, 2017

Employee Spotlight: Paul Smokovitz

Smoke, Smilevitz, Grumplevitz (my personal favorite), the Peanut Butter AND the Jelly? Whatever the nickname you like to give him there is only one wristband wearing, super doodling, Visual Designer...

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Cait Smith, Scott McCall
Cait Smith, Scott McCall
September 6, 2017

How Do You Get Started With AI? Hint: Think Like a Designer

Every new technology brings with it a period of exploration. This exploration is crucial for mastering the tech and uncovering potential, but solutions at this stage are often less than...

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Cait Smith
Cait Smith
August 2, 2017

Four Simple Steps for Leading a Workshop

Define, Design, Facilitate, Distill At PointSource, we lead custom workshops to collaboratively work alongside our clients at various points in our engagements. These workshops are designed to tackle tough challenges,...

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Emory Ball
Emory Ball
July 19, 2017

Design Solutions and the Importance of Getting it Wrong

Throughout my career as a designer, a great deal of importance has been placed on creating correct solutions in the shortest amount of time possible. Given budgets, deadlines and client...

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Paul Smokovitz
Paul Smokovitz
May 2, 2017

For Fonts Sake: The Importance of Font Selection

Not too long ago in a galaxy far away, a site design could only use Arial, Times, Times New Roman, Courier, Courier New, Verdana, Tahoma and the always classic Helvetica....

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Jenna Trunzo
Jenna Trunzo
January 26, 2017

Co-Design & Co-Development: The PointSource Approach to Collaboration

Walking down the halls of PointSource, you’ll see a lot of rooms created for collaboration, made unique by the amount of post-its wallpapering the space. They may be filled with...

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Sean Kennedy
Sean Kennedy
January 19, 2017

Whole Team Design Thinking

There has been growing interest in and discussion of Design Thinking, however, as Cait Smith wrote, many limit themselves with a “lingering belief that design thinking is only applicable to...

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Paul Smokovitz
Paul Smokovitz
January 10, 2017

The Importance of Designing Custom Icons

It is tempting, easy and quick to grab a “free” icon or icon set off the internet. If you want to use one of those icons just understand it is...

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John Romano
John Romano
December 22, 2016

BlueOak Design Libraries: Where Design Patterns Meet Dev Frameworks

There’s a lot of pressure on mobile design and development teams to both innovate and reduce costs while working at speed and scale. These pressures are driving us to: Spend...

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John Romano
John Romano
October 19, 2016

Co-Design for the Win

Apps and websites have become complex. Specialized skill sets have deepened. Teams now employ many people to provide the expertise and velocity needed to deliver high-quality products in compressed time...

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