Rubens Cantuni
Emmy-awarded Design Lead @ MetaLab (Articles are my own opinions). Author of the book http://designappsforkids.comhttp://rubens.design
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I’ve been mentoring young designers on ADPlist and MentorCruise for some time now and I had amazing conversations with designers all over the globe. From these exchanges, I got the chance of understanding which are some of the most common struggles of junior and aspiring designers today. …

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If I had to point my finger at the biggest trend in design in 2020 I’d definitely point at data visualization.

Sure, it’s nothing new. Data viz crawled from its origins on scientific papers into mass adoption earlier than that, especially during big events such as US elections, thanks also…

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Gamification is one of those buzzwords that started gaining more and more popularity a few years ago. Lots of companies tried to implement some sort of gamification mechanic in their products, but very few did that right.

Why it’s important for us to understand what gamification is and how it…

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As I celebrate 1 year of working from home 🎂🏠, also known as “one year in sweatpants,” I’d like to share my 2 cents around this topic, since I’ve been recently reading again, multiple times, the old fairy tale that goes “working from home kills innovation”👴🏻.

In the past 14…

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