Daniel Schwarz Previously, design blog editor at Toptal and SitePoint. Now I advocate for better UX design alongside industry leaders such as Adobe, InVision, Marvel, Wix, Net Magazine, CreativeBloq, CSS-Tricks, and more.

Stories by Daniel Schwarz

Connected Work: Navigating The Chaos Of Collaboration

Connected work: Navigating the chaos of collaboration

Product Management

By making critical information more accessible, reducing meetings, and consolidating communications, you can make your product design process smoother.

Daniel Schwarz
Nov 13, 2023 ⋅ 6 min read
Figma Logo Over Patchwork Background

Understanding Figma’s outline mode

UX Design

Figma’s outline mode makes certain layers and documents easier to navigate, helping you pinpoint the component or instance you want.

Daniel Schwarz
Nov 7, 2023 ⋅ 2 min read
How To Write Market Research Surveys (With Templates)

Different types of market research surveys (with templates)

Product Management

This article shares the different types of market research surveys and how to create them for your own research.

Daniel Schwarz
Oct 30, 2023 ⋅ 5 min read
Figma Templates

16 incredible Figma templates you might not know about

UX Design

Templates can help designers avoid reinventing the wheel. Here’s a look at some of the best Figma community templates.

Daniel Schwarz
Oct 27, 2023 ⋅ 5 min read
The Pros And Cons Of A/B Testing

The pros and cons of A/B testing

Product Management

Linear CEO Karri Saarinen made waves when he said his product teams “don’t do A/B tests.” While A/B testing can sometimes limit creative problem solving, it’s still a quick and inexpensive way to validate assumptions in many scenarios.

Daniel Schwarz
Oct 11, 2023 ⋅ 7 min read
A Guide To Product Design

A guide to product design

Product Management

Product design is the process of creating, improving, and maintaining products that solve customer and/or user needs.

Daniel Schwarz
Oct 9, 2023 ⋅ 6 min read
Heatmaps

How to use heatmaps to improve UX

UX Design

UX heatmaps can be used to improve the user experience of apps and websites. Discover what they are and how to set them up.

Daniel Schwarz
Oct 5, 2023 ⋅ 7 min read
Building Products In The Open

Building products in the open

Product Management

Building in the open is a modern way of engaging with customers and other interested audiences. Discover the benefits and drawbacks of increasing the transparency with which your company builds products.

Daniel Schwarz
Sep 26, 2023 ⋅ 6 min read
Design Debt UX

Managing design debt: Strategies for sustainable user experience

UX Design

Here’s what design debt is, how cutting corners leads to it, why that’s a bad thing, and what can be done to avoid it.

Daniel Schwarz
Sep 18, 2023 ⋅ 8 min read
Bottom Sheet

How to design bottom sheets for optimized user experience

UX Design

Here, you’ll learn what bottom sheets are, when and why they’re useful, and how to make them as usable and as accessible as possible.

Daniel Schwarz
Aug 29, 2023 ⋅ 6 min read
4 Simple But Effective Ways To Use Affinity Mapping

4 simple but effective ways to use affinity mapping

Product Management

Affinity mapping is the process of organizing qualitative data into groups in order to make more sense of it.

Daniel Schwarz
Aug 22, 2023 ⋅ 5 min read
A Guide To Brand Extension Strategies

A guide to brand extension strategies

Product Management

A brand extension is an independent brand that’s separate from the main brand and any other brand extensions.

Daniel Schwarz
Aug 10, 2023 ⋅ 5 min read