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Alex G Knight // UX.UI Designer in Tokyo

Quick tips for mastering awesome symbols in Sketch

Proactive design can save you lots of time in the future and Sketch is making it easier and easier to set up your controls and components to be re-used over and over throughout your designs. Recently I have been looking... Continue Reading →

Are you actually a UX designer or are you just saying that?

Forewarning: this post is a bit of a rant relating to recent experiences I have had hiring designers. This has been bugging me for a little while now but recently I have been interviewing a lot of designers to take... Continue Reading →

Wordsireadsomewhere.com has been updated!

I have been doing a little extra work on wordsIreadsomewhere.com over the last week. Now you can share quotes to twitter with ease and I fixed a stack of bugs as well. Still need to add other sharing options and... Continue Reading →

Kyash app has launched!

I just wanted to share a project that I have been working on for the last year or so since I moved to Japan. When I arrived, I joined a very small (I was the first core team member after... Continue Reading →

Exporting with Sketch

Sketch app has some pretty awesome things for UI designer work flow improvement, and the export tools are no exception. By designing the app from the ground up to take into account the needs of UI designers, Sketch app has... Continue Reading →

LEDLabo Photoshoot – Shibuya, Tokyo.

Photography shoot from a few weeks back for LEDLabo in Shibuya - Tokyo. Thanks for checking it out. Alex Knight UX / UI Designer - Tokyo, Japan http://www.agkdesigns.net

Creating a fluid app design guidelines and asset libraries using Sketch, Craft and Invision.

Working in tech is always incredibly fast paced and ever changing, and design is no different, especially if you have had experience designing in start-up environments or super agile teams. Things can change before the you have time to name... Continue Reading →

AGKDesigns.net has been updated!

Just a quick post to note that AGKDesigns.net have been updated! Added a stack more articles and things to look at it! But the best bit is totally the glitch loader that shows up for half a second before it launches... Continue Reading →

Cognitive bias – Scarcity effect

The scarcity effect occurs when something seems rare or in short supply. This can be used in UX design as a mental shortcut to place extra value on items. Take amazon for example, almost everything on their website has under 10... Continue Reading →

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