If I had to name 5 designers that truly inspire me, the list would probably look quite male. The discipline of design and UX though is a very diverse field, with the big issue that women very often don’t get enough exposure. Time to change that.
Here is my (quick) list of 5 women in design that you should follow today:
If you haven’t heard to UX Goodies yet, stop what you are doing check out the Instagram: @uxgoodies. Ioana, the woman behind UX Goodies has long become a staple in the design community.
Katharina’s passion for information architecture and smart homes can be infective. The designer and lecturer from a small town in the south of Germany, on Instagram also known as @informationlovers, is an inspiration when it comes to all topics UX, life-centered design and smart homes.
Disclaimer first: I work with Katja, and as a Co-Founder at Human Deluxe she is very active on our Toolbox as well. When Katja started out with Human Deluxe, she was a Branding expert - not a designer - but she adopted the design mindset quickly. Now she’s using it to help other women in business up their leadership game with techniques from Design, Entrepreneurship, and Psychology.
Google’s Director of UX for Material Design, Vice President of the Association for Computing Machinery is definitely worth a follow for her work on Human-Computer-Interaction. Find all the good stuff on her Twitter: https://twitter.com/xeeliz
My book “The Making of a Manager” is out today 🎉 It’s everything I wish I’d known when I became a manager at the age of 25. Know someone who might benefit from it or looking for a refresher for yourself? Please help me spread the word! https://t.co/h9lcQdaMjb— Julie Zhuo (@joulee) March 19, 2019
The former VP Design at Facebook made quite an impact and grew into a design manager. She shared her experiences in the Book “The Making of a Manager”. Just like every Facebook alumni, she has interesting projects coming up and you should definitely watch her https://twitter.com/joulee