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Ditch the Rainbows

| 10.1.2014

Resist the temptation to throw the entire color wheel at your information design. You’ll be surprised how removing colors can make your designs clearer and cleaner.

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Job Opening: Senior UX Designer

| 09.8.2014

Sliced Bread Design is on the lookout for a Senior UX Designer, employee or contract. You’ll design for a variety of products and industries alongside a crew of seasoned, passionate colleagues (and three chickens).

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Watch Out for Wearables: Google I/O Recap

| 07.21.2014

Since 2008, Google I/O has been a developer’s conference, a venue for launching APIs, toolkits, and operating systems. 2014 was different: Google announced I/O’s first ever “design track,” and they invited Sliced Bread to come take a look.

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Meet our 2014 summer interns

| 07.2.2014

This summer, Sliced Bread snapped up two fabulous design interns: meet Natasha Prats and Jesse Day, graduate students in Stanford’s Learning, Design, and Technology program.

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Finding the User Testing Sweet Spot

| 04.10.2014

When you’re testing your products with real people, you want them to be relaxed – but you don’t have time for chit-chat. Here’s how we keep user interviews fast, friendly, and focused.

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Our New Managing Design Director Might Look Familiar To You

| 02.27.2014

Sliced Bread Design is delighted to announce the promotion of Mia O’Neill to Managing Design Director. Mia previously served as Design Director.

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Passwords are Broken. What’s Next?

| 02.20.2014

Authentication doesn’t have to be where design goes to die. Here’s a look at 3 emerging sign-in patterns that offer a better user experience – if they’re used right.

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How Apple Broke Call Waiting in iOS 7

| 02.5.2014

Apple’s iOS 7 is packed with UI changes. Some of these “improvements” are great, but one of them nearly gave me a panic attack on the road.

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Be Experiment Smart

| 01.30.2014

Experimentation is having a moment: everyone in our industry is talking about experimenting, iterating, and being “lean.” I’m all about experimentation, but not every experiment is right for every situation. How you choose to experiment is as important as the fact that you’re doing it.

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Forgot Your Password?

| 01.16.2014

Nobody’s good at remembering arbitrary strings of characters out of context. So why do we keep asking people to do the impossible – and then wringing our hands when they don’t? Here are some practical hints for making password authentication less painful for users. (Next up: a designer’s eye view of some emerging authentication systems.)

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