David Hall I'm David Hall, a Senior Product Designer, focusing on user experience, creativity, and how language and psychology work together to shape great experiences.

Stories by David Hall

Figma Logo Over Laptop

Figma Dev Mode: What it can and can’t do for a UX designer

UX Design

Figma Dev Mode has an easy-to-work-with UI and layout and makes collaboration with other team members far easier.

David Hall
Mar 22, 2024 ⋅ 8 min read
Creating Design Philosophy

Creating a design philosophy — for yourself and for your company

UX Design

A design philosophy is a guiding light for a designer’s approach to their craft. Here’s how to craft your own.

David Hall
Feb 23, 2024 ⋅ 8 min read
Behavioral Design UX

The starter guide to using behavioral design

UX Design

Using psychological principles and theories of behavior, we can design for how users behave. Learn more about behavioral design here.

David Hall
Oct 12, 2023 ⋅ 11 min read
Gestalt Principles

Applying gestalt principles in UX design

UX Design

Designing with gestalt principles in mind can help intentionally guide user behavior, improve a design, and justify design decisions.

David Hall
Aug 2, 2023 ⋅ 6 min read
Login Screen UI

The essential elements of login screen UI design

UX Design

The login screen can literally make or break a product experience. Here are some best practices you can follow.

David Hall
May 23, 2023 ⋅ 6 min read
User Journey Story Mapping

Storytelling: Designing the user’s journey with UX story mapping

UX Design

Story mapping is a powerful, fresh, and enjoyable way to map and visualize the user’s journey in a visual and dynamic manner.

David Hall
Mar 21, 2023 ⋅ 8 min read
Three Gears

Making smarter UX design decisions with the Cynefin framework

UX Design

The Cynefin framework allows you to classify problems into five domains: clear, complicated, complex, chaotic, and disorder.

David Hall
Mar 7, 2023 ⋅ 9 min read