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Our writing reflects our expertise in responsive design, mobile product development user experience for the internet of things, and large-scale technical design. Articles are written by our entire team and passed along to our clients to gain a shared knowledge. If you're looking for a specific expertise, please use the icons to filter by topic.

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A Personal Touch in a Digital World

Published on February 8, 2017

Tips for managing teams distributed across multiple locations.

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Three Ways to Win with Onboarding

Published on February 1, 2017

Grab your users by the emotions before you can reach them with facts or features. Three ways to apply neuromarketing principles to onboarding.

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Dreams for Future Cities: David Rose presents at Cantina Speaker Series

Published on January 25, 2017

We kicked off our new Cantina Speaker Series with a handful of our clients and industry leaders talking about Internet of Things and connected products.

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Designing and Engineering Better Teams to Build Better Products

Published on January 18, 2017

Let’s All Be Awesome Together.

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Make Your Next Redesign Your Last

Published on January 2, 2017

By keeping a team focused on iterative cycles of research and design, companies can minimize the need for large-scale redesign projects.

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Cantina hires Shaun Gummere to Lead the Service Design Practice

Published on December 13, 2016

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Prototyping with Codeship and Firebase

Published on December 7, 2016

A workflow for building and deploying code-based prototypes using Codeship and Firebase.

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Design Assets, Version Control, and You

Published on November 30, 2016

An overview of the available tools for design teams to keep their files versioned and in sync.

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Zeplin, Sketch Measure, and InVision Inspect

Published on November 23, 2016

Comparing Design Spec Tools for UI Development

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Bridging the Gap Between Design & Front-end Architecture

Published on November 22, 2016

A conversation among consultants on Brad Frost's article on CSS Architecture for Design Systems.

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Improving the User Experience of IoT Firmware Updates

Published on November 15, 2016

While IoT is exciting and loaded with promise, a lot of work still needs to be done.

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How to Choose a Team to Build Your Mobile App

Published on November 2, 2016

The Definitive Guide to hiring an team to build your mobile experience.

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