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About Me

Hello, my name is Olha Bahaieva. I’m a Senior UX/UI designer, a content creator, and a public speaker. I build beautiful and user-centered products for modern businesses for over 7 years.

This article gives you a better sense of who I am and what I can do for you.

You can find more of my content on:

  • Behance (my design portfolio)
  • Instagram (design, inspiration, and my Medium articles in the video…


UX knowledge for a designer to stay up-to-date

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No one could imagine the sudden change in people's lives in 2020. The same happens in the Tech. You hear about new device releases or new libraries for programmers. All this affects your design work.

Every day changes are routine to UX designers already. You read design blogs, the latest Tech news, and inspire by Elon Musk or other Tech influencers. By doing so, you take and advantage of other UX designers.

If you know what might happen or how things will change, you know what to do. …


3 easy steps to present information in your designs

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You design products and services every day. There is a lot of inspiration for you to create stunning solutions. But all your designs always include text. This is something you can’t avoid using.

Text is your major tool to explain user experience with buttons, titles, and regular text. It’s impossible to imagine an app or website without a text today. For disabled people, the text always has a different size and color sometimes. But the text is always present.

If you don’t use typography correctly, your amazing illustrations and style solutions are useless. …


“We offer food of equal value to people in need instead”

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Restaurants are one of the most popular places for influencers. It’s a good way to have your favorite dish for free and relax. Influencer marketing for restaurants is one of the most powerful campaigns on Instagram.

If you scroll your Instagram feed, there’s a high chance you’ll see food from a restaurant or influencer. We all love to eat, and influencers are no exception. This is a well-paid way of social promotion as well.

For marketing, most influencers prefer to be paid for their actions. Can you imagine eating for free, taking a selfie, and earning money? …


The best color to update your products

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Black man with a gray t-shirt and yellow wall background
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2020 is ending. It means new UX trends are going to appear in 2021. UX designers need to know about these trends to always stay on top of changes in the industry. To get the most precise knowledge, it worth checking industry influencers. The major color influencer is Pantone Color Institute.

The Institute forecasts global color trends. They share information about the best colors for UX designers.

Every year the institute announces the color of the year. They recently announced the color of 2021. Normally, one color is presented by the institute. …


Step-by-step details for everything that helped me gain success while I was fighting acne

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When I was a teenager, a lot of my friends went to parties. Some of my classmates got their first love feeling. Being a teenager, I wanted to communicate a lot. But the reality was different. Only a few people were my real friends, while others didn’t want to talk with me. The reason behind it was my acne.

Starting from my twelve years, I got a lot of acne on my face and body. Because of this, I stop to make new friendships for a long time. Instead, I spent my time learning other things. …


Everything you need to know about design systems

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Marketers work with companies to promote their products and services. When businesses reach out, you need to create a successful marketing strategy. Your campaign needs to have your client’s unique identity to stand out from the crowd.

Each company has a logo and corporate colors today. But not all companies use design systems. Design systems are the life and blood of any great product or service. They give people an understanding of the company’s mission and values.

Today, the design system is a great way to make the marketing campaign successful. All you need to know is how to use it. Companies encourage a focus on an excellent design for all team members. …


Make a developer’s life easier.

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woman and programming
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When you create an app or web product, the result will be a design handoff. It’s a time when developers step into a project and take a leading role. You provide all the information and assets they’ll need.

Developers code your design, and you’re ready to compare the actual product with your concept. One day programmers reach out to you, and they frustrate you. You know it’s not possible to develop an X design solution because of the technology barrier.

You spent a lot of time and power, creating a stunning design solution, but it won’t be online. …


Psychologists always try to find reasons behind such behavior.

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thinking man
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You may think you have no self-destructive behavior. You don’t know this exactly. Some of your behavior might be normal for you, but not for everyone. Look at your life carefully and analyze yourself. You might realize you have some self-destructive signs once you remember your dreams, relationships, and accomplishments.

It doesn’t mean you develop self-destructive habits. But you might have some of them which worth to check. If you find similar signs of self-destructive habits, it’s time to improve yourself. You’ll understand the reasons behind your behavior and will be ready to remove them.

While psychologists can help you with self-destructive behavior, it doesn’t mean you can’t handle it without their help. …


Insight of a married woman who combines work and family

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Are you afraid to marry? You live your usual life, and you’re scared you’ll spend all your time on family tasks after marriage? You’re not ready to start your family responsibilities?

It seems young women are so scared to make their relationships official nowadays. They suggest their career will over. Most of them think it’s not possible to continue working after marriage. They will stay at home forever.

But no one tells you what marriage benefits you’ll get. Let’s find out how love and serious relationships give you extra powers.

Extra Powers and Multitasking

Marital Status and Productivity research shows that married people have more productivity in their work. …

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Olha Bahaieva

Designer, Startupper & Tech Woman. She/her. I write about Design, Technology & Business. 🇺🇦 🇺🇸 Join my publication https://medium.com/ux-designers-club

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