Medium's reading experience and typography are a benchmark in the industry. We were asked by the design team to help extend this experience to their Japanese users.
To inform Airbnb's redesign of host-facing services, we ran two weeks of interviews with Airbnb's research team in their two biggest cities: Paris & London.
We designed dashboards, messages, and data visualizations for SF-based startup ModuleQ to help sales teams stay on top of priority clients.
To increase user retention in Daybreak's upcoming health diary mobile app, we explored various micro-interactions around positive reinforcement and motivation.
To inform a rethink of this US-based mobile security app, we interviewed Japanese users to understand their concept of security, and how technology decisions are made within the family.
To encourage the formation of consistent study habits with iKnow's English language learners, we redesigned the onboarding and course placement flows of their leading app.
Getting Tokyoites and New Yorkers out to experience art via AQ-designed websites and apps.
We designed a community hub to help the Google Polymer team support a community of developers as they imagine, create and publish components for the modern web.
An app to support the emotional and logistical needs of runners during Marathon races.
Japan's professional organization for illustration publishes decades of creativity online.
Meekee, the Slack bot
Our first bot for distributed teams sends just-in-time meeting notifications from Google Calendar.
A Primer on Japanese Typography
We're making a book for product designers, based on our hit essay of simple rules for setting beautiful Japanese type.
As DK's design partner, we're designing tools for organizers to promote professional and community events in Japan.
We designed and operated a speciality coffee service to learn about building customer relationships within a subscription business.
A tool to send postcards while you travel. Born in a service design workshop, we produced 100 kits. As featured on Spoon & Tamago.
Japan Map Kit
Editable data maps to help people create infographics and visual content on the topics of 311
311 Creative Industry Survey
A research project on how people in the creative industries were affected by events following March 11th, 2011.
We've made great things with...
- Brands 4 Friends
- Echigo-Tsumari Art Field
- Internet Initiative Japan
- Open Network Lab
- Onitsuka Tiger
- Original Stitch
- Roppongi Hills
- Setouchi IAF
- Tokyo Art Beat
- Tokyo Designers Week
- Tokyo Metropolitan Government