Image describes the user experience mapping for deworming a cat
Image describes the user experience mapping for deworming a cat
Image source: Self-made

Each of us in this world will have multiple experiences in a day. These experiences start with our actions and end with our emotions. So, if we map our experiences when we use a product or avail a service describing clearly the process we have been through, the emotions and thoughts we had, such Map is known as User Experience Map.

User Experience Mapping is a key part of UX which done efficiently and empathetically results in the best user experience and obviously, better User Interfaces. …


Picture of some of my explorations using elements of design.
Picture of some of my explorations using elements of design.
Image Source — Self-Made

Hot summers always used to push me to the terrace in order to have a good sleep and this developed a habit in me unknowingly. An old habit of connecting the stars in the sky, perceiving the shapes of the clouds, and trying to make sense out of it.

All these aside, have you ever noticed the moon and tried perceiving the shapes inside the circular figure of the moon which look like layer blurs with added drop shadows in it if I have to use the design language. …


A picture that has a metal clock designed like a set of gears.
A picture that has a metal clock designed like a set of gears.

T he terms design and designers are brought to use in the very latest times. But, the birth of design took place many years ago and people have been creating and designing tools that made life easier. It is believed that design was the first human creation.

Necessity is the mother of invention. — Plato

Ancient man is considered as the first designer logically who designed a stone axe as a tool and continued designing his clothes with leaves and animal skin to solve the problem of protecting himself from exposure, heat and cold and further continued designing for ages…


A s I tie my laces to begin the marathon of design, I would like to journal my experiences alongside accomplish my promised works. Being a salesperson till yesterday has always let me be close to the product and the user. Every time I pitch to the customer is when I describe the good features(good design) of the product and similarly, every time a customer shares their pain point with the product is when I listen about the troubleshooters(bad design). To us who think about the design of a product at work, have we ever noticed the role of a…

Prathyusha Rao

Aspiring UX/UI Designer and a Mechanical Engineer by degree with an experience in Business Development.

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