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With remote work being the new normal in COVID-19 times, there’s no excuse left for not testing digital products with a diverse user group.

COVID-19 has impacted every single aspect of our lives. The need to keep a safe distance so that infection numbers stay manageable has influenced the ways we interact with each other, structure our daily lives, and work together. And while there are endless aspects to how the pandemic has influenced us, I’d like to talk about one specific topic that has changed our work at Goodpatch and the chances I see for a more inclusive design practice: remote user testings.

Good design is inclusive

Human-centered design is at the heart of what we do. Our goal is to make our digital products accessible to…


What better way to get to know your soon-to-be colleagues than to spend two days in the woods of Brandenburg with them?

The yearly Goodpatch offsite took place two weeks before my official start at the Berlin office. So even before my first day as Design Strategist, I had the opportunity to get to know my colleagues. The situation itself could have been somewhat cringy since I did not really know anyone yet. But as you might have already expected, the opposite was true. …

Lena

Design Strategist at Goodpatch Berlin

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