Mirabella Olszewski

6 Benefits of Pair Design for Software Designers


4 months ago by Mirabella Olszewski on Atomic Spin.
There have been numerous articles, and even a Wikipedia page, written about the value of pair programming in the Agile process. As the adage goes, two heads...

When to Use Pair Design + Four Techniques to Try Today


4 months ago by Mirabella Olszewski on Atomic Spin.
As I explained yesterday, pair design is a valuable tool for designers. However, you may be wondering what pair design looks like and when it is appropriate...

Design and Dance, a Graceful Pairing


3 months ago by Mirabella Olszewski on Atomic Spin.
This past year, I returned to one of my life-long passions: dance. In doing so, I was surprised to find a number of dancers who were also designers and...

The Untapped Value of Play in Design


~2 months ago by Mirabella Olszewski on Atomic Spin.
I was listening to a Hidden Brain episode in which the host, Shankar Vedantam, and psychology professor Alison Gopnik discuss the idea of play as a tool...