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Nike Shoe Customizer
Design

Our Favorite Product Customizers (And What You Can Learn...

Building complex product customizers, particularly on Shopify, has given us a unique perspective on...
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Design

Design Review: Formula 1

As Formula 1 continues to take over the world, we look at F1's overall "state of design," from core...
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Rocket Science: Ben Gaines
Rocket Science

Rocket Science: Ben Gaines

Ben is a Director of Product Management at Adobe, where he and his team work with Adobe Experience...
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Simon Banoub
Rocket Science

Rocket Science: Simon Banoub

Simon is the Chief Marketing Officer of StatsBomb, a provider of decision-defining sports data to the...
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Introducing Velocity, A New Flexible Resourcing Service
Design

Introducing Velocity, A New Flexible Resourcing Service

“It’s about adding a level of experience and value far beyond what traditional staff augmentation...
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Rocket Science

Rocket Science: Andrea Yaryura Clark

Andrea is the author of the recently published On a Night of a Thousand Stars, a moving, emotional...
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