As the title suggests, this is my first design project since I have started learning visual UI design.

I chose Digilocker because it is an app I use on a daily basis and it’s also my country’s only app recommended to be used by everyone for official ID & records purposes. That puts a great deal of pressure into a redesign concept.

I want to stress the fact that I wasn’t hired by Digilocker Team to redesign the app. It’s just a personal project to showcase what I have learnt in UI design.

What is Digilocker?

User Experience is something I have long wanted to learn about and with my recent enrollment in the UX Mastery program by Growth School, I got a firsthand opportunity to learn about the foundations and this design thinking case study is a result of that opportunity. Hope you end up liking the whole process!

Design Thinking, you say?

Poke Illustration — Astronaut
Think like an Astronaut? Source: Karthik Srinivas

In the simplest terms, design thinking is to understand the user’s problems and present them with a near-perfect solution. It’s a framework which actually helps a designer approach, find & solve problems for a particular user or a group of users. The problems can be as…

April 24 marked 30 years to Hubble’s launch into space. In these 3 decades, this tiny little telescope has marked one of the greatest achievement for mankind and has provided with so much information that we now have a brand-new perspective of the universe around us.

To mark the occasion, NASA published a spectacular image of two nebulas.

Nicknamed as the ‘Cosmic Reef’. Image Coutesy: NASA

And immediately I customized my desktop to celebrate! (cause that’s the only thing I can do). Here is a look

“selective focus photography of lens” by Bernard Hermant on Unsplash

Update: I have written a more updated blog post over on my blog. I would request to jump there and read it.

Ever since Edward Snowden let the world know that our greatest fears are indeed true and surveillance is rampant all around the world, there has been a rise in the number of encrypted services for various purposes like chats & email. But as with everything, one got to be careful to distinguish the good ones from the bad ones. …

In 2018, it’s also fonts.

Ever since Steve Jobs emphasized the use of fonts & typefaces on personal computers, the world has changed forever. Every day, countless new fonts are being made all around the world. A few years back we didn’t have as many choices in fonts as we do now and that has opened up the gates to specific typography — purpose built fonts for programming, calligraphy, etc.

Fast forward to 2018 and there are literally millions of fonts all around the world. With so many of them, it can be a nightmare to choose the right one for your needs. So I…

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