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Werner Vos
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Wow, this post really makes me proud to have the Strategic theme.
What does ‘The Italian Job’ have to to do with Strengthsfinder’s Strategic theme? It’s all about being able to find the best route to get a job done.
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Great post on why we as designers need to spend more time thinking about the initial or empty states of elements when designing.

"Empty states are actually full of potential to drive engagement, delight users, and retain users at critical moments"
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Lol, wow sweet resource list!
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It's been almost a month! Why haven't I watch this already!?
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Got to love Google! Wish I could attend!
Google I/O 2015 brings together developers for an immersive, two-day experience focused on exploring the next generation of technology, mobile and beyond. Join us online or in person May 28-29, 2015. #io15
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I really really want to have this, or these, I want it now! Take My Money!
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+Mr Mike The tablet, the pencil and the app. Would really help me out at work. Easy wireframing that everyone can edit on the go. 
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I never even imagined a lion could look so happy :)
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Goodness Gracious Upgrade!!! Love it
At Google we say, “Focus on the user and all else will follow.” With this in mind, we seek to design experiences that inspire and enlighten our users.
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Awesome stuff!
 
The new thing from Google called Google Design just launched. It is a cooperative effort led by designers, developers, writers, and UX advocates at Google. Google Design regularly provides articles about material design, typography, color, case studies and more. Check it out and hope you get something to learn from.
At Google we say, “Focus on the user and all else will follow.” With this in mind, we seek to design experiences that inspire and enlighten our users.
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Really great podcast with Peter Merholz on product design. Lots to think about here. Also really interesting to learn how different design teams are structured and the pro's and con's of a few of those structures.
In this episode of the Inside Intercom podcast, Des Traynor interviews Peter Merholz, Senior Director of Design at Jawbone about product design.
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Yeah, at one point of experience a person realizes there is no optimal composition which fits all scenarios. As we select the tools and approaches for each design job, we should also compose a team for the job, of course considering this possible.
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I will watch it! I will support it! I will f#$&!@£ compete! stamps fist on the table
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Digital Designer at Cognician Software
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UX design, UI design, Digital design, Information architecture, Adobe CS3-CC, Illustrator, Photoshop, Fireworks, Indesign, Flash(CS 3-5), Premiere Pro, HTML 5, CSS 3, Compass, SCSS, Javascript, Jquery, Wordpress, DotNetNuke & also been loving Inkscape lately
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  • Cognician Software
    Designer, 2013 - present
  • iCode Web Solutions
    Web Designer, 2011 - 2013
  • Digitalpro
    Web Design Intern, 2011 - 2011
  • Switch Digital Jhb
    Junior Web Designer, 2010 - 2010
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I took apart all my toys when I was a kid. I'm still trying to figure out how to put them back together. Oh yes I also love design... I hope design loves me back...
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I've bounced a hackey sack over 101 times without dropping it
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Johannesburg - Rustenburg - Richards Bay
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Yes, Your Brand Can Survive A Material Redesign
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Google's material design, which I've written about a number of times, has generally been received well by designers, developers, a... by Lia

Atomic Design E-book by Brad Frost
brad-frost.myshopify.com

Atomic Design is an e-book by Brad Frost about crafting interface design systems.

Mesmerizing Kinetic Sculptures by Bob Potts Mimic Motions of Flight and ...
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Bot Potts, via M.A.D.Gallery Working out of his one-man workshop inside a mid-19th century barn, artist Bob Potts (previously) builds wonder

User Experience is Brand Experience
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The phrase, “we’re concerned about our brand,” is often misused. These words commonly mask a group’s real desire, which is focused on visual

Four Design Lessons from Material Design Documentation
designmodo.com

The Material Design document is a wonderful resource into how design should be handled. Browse through it new visual guidelines.

5 Best Graphics Design Software You Must Know - UX Motel
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Enter Now and Discover the 5 Best Graphics Design Software You Must Know on the Number One Resource for User Experience Information and News

pentotype
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wireframes for great apps - get faster to a product your customers love

What Defines the Designer of the Future?
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Sharing. Entrepreneurism. Coding. What do these traits have in common? They belong to the designer of the future, according to a panel of ex

Join the Tutu Global Forgiveness Challenge - Virgin.com
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Archbishop Tutu, along with his great friend Nelson Mandela, set the perfect example for forgiveness, both through their own experiences and

Homes of stone rise in Cape - Times LIVE
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Cape Town has been battling a housing backlog, but an idea to use the area's abundant sandstone to build homes is paying dividends.

Former Mars Volta members form new group with Red Hot Chili Peppers' Fle...
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Videos of the group in the studio were revealed online yesterday

A Brief History of the Most Terrifying Animal on Earth
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Don't let its stupid looking neck thingies fool you.

The 5 Most Terrifying Robot Advances in Recent History
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Robots are terrifying. And they are only getting worse.

Workwankers
workwankers.com

We all work with these fools. Now you know what to call these #Workwankers behind their backs.

Digital Creativity Guidebook | Creative Sandbox by Google
www.creativesandbox.com

Pushing the limits of the web to fuel your creativity #creativesandbox

Will Mars colonists live in robot-dug caves like these?
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Fancy hunkering down in a basalt cavern on the Red Planet? On the menu in this vision by a German architecture firm: lots of asparagus. Read

Faces of Water: Amazing Photos by Moses Hacmon | Inspiration Grid | Desi...
theinspirationgrid.com

Inspiration Grid is a daily-updated gallery celebrating creative talent from around the world. Get your daily fix of design, art, illustrati

Watch: Obsolete Game Consoles Become Instruments for a Rock Song | Wired...
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Except for the voice, everything you hear is coming from a vintage console or computer peripheral.

Cognician
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Think better, further, faster

Awesome place, service was great and has a great selection of food not to mention the craft beers and atmosphere! Will definitely go again!
Public - 9 months ago
reviewed 9 months ago
The food is great and the view overlooking the ocean is amazing!
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
Wow they have awesome pizzas and a great view from the second floor
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
Really good. Incredible cheese!
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
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What an awesome place. The rooms are fantastic and they have a number of great hiking routes. It's easy to find and is ideal for a peaceful get-away from the city.
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