Building and using component libraries
Component libraries are a great way to ensure consistency across projects. This blog will talk you through what a component library is, how you can build it and how you can use it to help you work effectively
The Effort vs. Impact exercise for discovery workshops
The Effort vs. Impact exercise is a great way to help your team decide where they should focus their efforts. This blog walks you through the basics of this strategy and will explain how you can use it effectively.
6 quick tips to make your website more sustainable
Want to make your website more eco-friendly? Check out these simple tips that will help you reduce your environmental impact.
User testing: Why it's worth doing
A guide on the basics of user testing, what it is and why you should do it. Also learn how to conduct a successful user test on your own products.
Improving your product's Information Architecture (IA) for better UX
When Information Architecture is done well, users shouldn't even notice. They should be able to easily flow through the content presented, find the information they need and know what step they need to take next. We give you five steps on improving your product’s Information Architecture (IA) to make the overall user experience better for your users.
Designs systems the 2021 edition
Design systems and design libraries are uncertain, ever-evolving entities. There is no right or wrong way to create one - it's all a process, but hopefully, this article can shed some light on how we work and hopefully inspire you to evolve your processes.
9 lessons learnt designing products for bigger clients
Inktrap designs products for organisations ranging from early stage startups through to some of the biggest companies in the world. We can't tell you who they are (see #3 "Serious security") but we can share some of the lessons we've learned along the way.
Wireframes: How to review and use them
Why is your design team sharing wireframes with you, and how do you review them?
What is a Discovery Phase, and why you need one for your project
With uncertainty being the only consistent thing in business, we try to minimise risk as much as possible by using discovery phases.