In the last few years, we have witnessed an unprecedented craze for User Experience and User Interface Design. With the onset of newer design viewpoints such as Design Thinking, Human Centric Design and Interaction Design, UI UX Designers have evolved into solution providers. Their approach towards design is more research and strategy-driven, unlike the times when assumptions played a crucial role in defining the design of products.
The Changing Roles
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WE ARE THE CHANGE
Chief Creative Officer of Wallcano www.wallcano.com
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